Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Rye Whiskey Cocktails

Hot Blooded

hot blooded cocktail
Image: / Tim Nusog

Hot sauce and whiskey might sound like strange cocktail bedfellows, but here they blend nicely with blood orange juice and and chile liqueur for a warming drink of a different stripe.


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  • 2 ounces rye whiskey
  • 1/2 ounce Ancho Reyes ancho chile liqueur
  • 1/2 ounce blood orange juice
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 4 dashes hot sauce
  • Garnish: blood orange twist
  • Garnish: lime twist


  1. Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.

  2. Strain into a coupe glass.

  3. Garnish with blood orange and lime twists, cut into heart shapes and skewered if you like.