This boo-zy concoction is only available at the Fairmont Empress’ Q Bar from October 29 to 31, but with this recipe, you can enjoy its spooktacular flavours all through fall.
• 1.5 oz Jack Daniel’s Tennessee whiskey
• 0.75 oz ghost pepper reduction (or other hot sauce)
• 1 oz lemon juice
• 0.5 oz Amaro Averna
• Garnish: 1 toasted marshmallow, powdered blood orange (available online or at gourmet markets)
Combine whiskey, ghost pepper reduction, lemon juice and ice in a shaker. Shake well and double strain into a shallow fizz glass. Float Averna on top of drink. Top with a skewered, toasted marshmallow, then sprinkle blood orange powder over the marshmallow. Serves 1.
—Recipe courtesy of Q Bar at The Fairmont Empress Hotel