About the Tough to Hear Cocktail
Hollywood bartender Chris Hewes would serve this spicy absinthe-based shot to a movie star who didn’t win an Oscar.
Ingredients in the Tough to Hear Cocktail
- 1 oz Chile de árbol-infused St-Germain*
- 1 oz Leopold Brothers Absinthe Verte
- Splash of lime juice
How to make the Tough to Hear Cocktail
Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into a shot glass.
*Chile de árbol-infused St-Germain
- Dried chiles de árbol
- 1 (750-mL) St-Germain
Chop a handful of dried chiles de árbol and add them to the St-Germain in a large jar. Let it infuse for at least 1 day. (You can also use fresh jalapeño peppers instead, which only take a couple hours to infuse.)