Probably the most famous of all chili peppers, Jalapeño has moderate heat and a fresh, familiar chili flavor that goes as well in drinks as it does in food. Tequila drinks are an obvious pairing for Jalapeño (it’s fantastic in a Margarita!) and it also pairs perfectly with citrus of all kinds.
Flavor Profile: Chili Pepper
Try It With: Mezcal, Rye, Citrus, Tropical Fruits, Beer, Tequila, Vodka, Bourbon
Complimentary Spices: Cardamom, Chipotle, Horseradish, Rosemary, Sage