• Jarnard Sutton

Turn up the heat with these spicy summertime cocktails


Who says summer cocktails should always be light and sweet? Local mixologists are shaking things up by creating end-of-summer cocktails recipes that are smokin’ hot! Whether it’s a dash of jalapeno or rim of tajin chili, these spicy cocktails are sure to turn up the heat on any August night.

Ready Lane | Bracero Cocina de Raiz

Pictured: Ready Lane / Photo courtesy

Bracero Cocina de Raiz may be known for its south of the border menu inspired by Braceros of the past, but its cocktail menu is equally exciting! Kick your night downtown into gear with the Ready Lane. Jalapeno and Spice and everything nice is combined to make this cocktail with Jalapeno-infused tequila, Saler’s Aperitif, lime, celery syrup, salt and soda.

Daddy’s Pepper | Fig Tree Café

Fig Tree Cafe / Photo courtesy

Nothing wakes you up more than a morning cocktail with some zest! Thankfully,