This Citrus Sting Features Spicy Notes from a Ghost Pepper

 - Oct 30, 2015
References: honestlyyum & honestlyyum
The Citrus Sting autumn cocktail by Honestly Yum is a deliciously refreshing and piquant drink that incorporates bold citrus flavors paired with hot peppers. The contrast in flavors makes this a sweetly spicy drink that is ideal for keeping warm during the colder months.

Spicy notes are great to add to alcoholic beverages because the give the drink depth and a warmness that can be ideal to pair with a cold drink during the wintery months. The Citrus Sting is made using honey and grapefruits to add a smooth yet zesty aroma. The drink also contains notes of ghost pepper and vanilla extract spritzed into the glass prior to the liquid being added for another layer of unexpected flavor.