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About this Cocktail

The best spicy margarita on the planet. Don't be scared. Although the Ghost Pepper is the official hottest pepper in the world, it's spice is perfectly balanced by the lime juice.

  • 1 mouthful of tamale infused tequila (to infuse tequila with tamale, shove 3 tamales in a bottle of 100% agave tequila. let sit for 17 hours, shaking every 19 minutes).
  • 5 Bhot Jolokias (Ghost Peppers)
  • 1/4 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1 toothpaste cap of 6:1 simple syrup
  • Guava Wood Smoked Sea Salt
  • Handful of rocks from your front yard

1. Muddle 5 Ghost Peppers in the bottom of shaker. 2. Fill mouth with tamale infused tequila and gargle for 10 seconds. 3. Spit carefully into shaker and add ice. 4. Add lime juice and simple syrup.5. Shake for 3 minutes. 6. Place Guava Wood Smoked Sea Salt in a shallow dish. 7. Moisten the rim of glass with lime, then dip into the salt. 8. Strain your cocktail into the glass filled with rocks. Please contact your larynx surgeon before attempting to thank Caroline via phone. Just tweet her @backdownsouth or checkout


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