Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Tequila & Mezcal Cocktails

Spicy Grand Margarita

Red pepper and chile pepper powder make this Margarita almost too hot to handle.


  • Salt
  • 1/2 oz Simple syrup or agave nectar
  • 1/4 tsp Red pepper flakes
  • 1 pinch Chipotle chile powder
  • 1 3/4 oz Reposado tequila
  • 1/2 oz Grand Marnier
  • 3/4 oz Fresh lime juice
  • Garnish: 1 None Jalapeño or red chile pepper


  1. Coat the rim of a rocks glass with salt, fill with ice and set aside.

  2. In a shaker, muddle the agave nectar or simple syrup, red pepper flakes and chile powder.

  3. Add the remaining ingredients, fill with ice and shake vigorously.

  4. Strain through a tea strainer into the prepared glass.

  5. Garnish with a jalapeño or red chile pepper.