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13 Spectacular Spicy Cocktails to Try Right Now

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In honor of Cocktail Week 2013, we've rounded up a list of 13 Spectacular Spicy Cocktails to Try in the Twin Cities. Whether the booze is infused with chiles or the drink is dashed with habañero bitters, you're sure to sense a sizzle while you sip. Here now, mapped, our must-try spicy libations list.

Did we miss your favorite spicy concoction? Let us know in the comments.


· All Coverage of Cocktail Week 2013 [Eater MPLS]

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Parlour

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Jesse Held gets macho with the Camacho at Parlour. The drink is made with guajillo chile-infused Agavales Gold tequila, Dimmi Liquore di Milano, Salers Gentian, celery, cumin salt, and lime. ($12)

Sapor Cafe

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The North Loop restaurant has a number of signature cocktails with one being The Crystal Mary, a cocktail twist on the bloody mary. It is made with house-infused 9-chile vodka, bloody mary consomme, and garnished with pepper and olive. ($10)

Marvel Bar

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A scoville is a unit of measurement of the pungency of chile peppers. The Scoville is a drink Marvel Bar makes with gin, Rhum Agricole (cane juice rum), lemon, ginger, kombucha, habanero-infused 151°, orange flower water, and distilled water. ($12)

Bradstreet Craftshouse Restaurant

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Felonious: of, relating to, or involved in crime. Monk: a member of a religious community of men living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. Felonious Monk: Blanco tequila, Cocchi Americano, Yellow Chartreuse, and Hellfire Bitters. Makes sense. ($12)

Union Restaurant & Rooftop

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Oh Si, Mas!!! This drink has three exclamation points so clearly it means business. The spicy concoction is made with Ancho chile-infused reposado tequila and plum lemon sour. ($9)

Prohibition Bar

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Order up a Truth or Consequences and you'll get a spicy drink made with house-infused jalapeño-pineapple Sauza Gold tequila, Grand Marnier, fresh cilantro, agave nectar, and fresh-squeezed lime juice. You'll also get a Coronita to help ease the burn. ($14)

Cafe & Bar Lurcat

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Get sweet and spicy with the Spice Market at Lurcat. The cocktail is made of Sauza Tequila, Midori, pomegranate juice, house mix, and Tabasco. There it is. ($8)

La Belle Vie

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Just try and resist this Handsome Devil. It's Jim Beam Black Bourbon and Johnny Michael's own secret Devil Mix. Hint: the spice comes from a hot pepper tincture in said mix. ($12)

Nightingale

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The El Dorado. Is it a car? Is it a John Wayne movie? Well, yes. But it is also a spicy cocktail from Nightingale made with Cazadores Reposado tequila, citrus, and guajillo chile. ($8)

Eat Street Social

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What happens when Nick Kosevich and Ira Koplowitz get their hands on Fresno chile-infused Brokers Gin, lime, simple syrup, Orange Bitters, and mint? You get the San Joaquin South Side, that's what. ($9)

Meritage, a Brasserie

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The L’Esprit Espice at Meritage makes for "bon temps" in your mouth. Qu'est-ce que c'est? It's cucumber-infused vodka, lemon, chile tincture, and rosemary, mon ami. ($10.50)

Barrio Tequila Bar

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You won't find Bruce Lee in this version of Enter the Dragon. In Bario's version, you will find a passion fruit margarita with muddled Fresno pepper, finished with a splash of cava. ($10)

The Strip Club

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Fear does not exist in this dojo, does it? The Strip Club's Cobra Kai is made with Kilo Kai Rum, egg whites, house-made sour, and Easy & Oskey habanero bitters. No Mercy. ($9.50)

Parlour

Jesse Held gets macho with the Camacho at Parlour. The drink is made with guajillo chile-infused Agavales Gold tequila, Dimmi Liquore di Milano, Salers Gentian, celery, cumin salt, and lime. ($12)

Sapor Cafe

The North Loop restaurant has a number of signature cocktails with one being The Crystal Mary, a cocktail twist on the bloody mary. It is made with house-infused 9-chile vodka, bloody mary consomme, and garnished with pepper and olive. ($10)

Marvel Bar

A scoville is a unit of measurement of the pungency of chile peppers. The Scoville is a drink Marvel Bar makes with gin, Rhum Agricole (cane juice rum), lemon, ginger, kombucha, habanero-infused 151°, orange flower water, and distilled water. ($12)

Bradstreet Craftshouse Restaurant

Felonious: of, relating to, or involved in crime. Monk: a member of a religious community of men living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. Felonious Monk: Blanco tequila, Cocchi Americano, Yellow Chartreuse, and Hellfire Bitters. Makes sense. ($12)

Union Restaurant & Rooftop

Oh Si, Mas!!! This drink has three exclamation points so clearly it means business. The spicy concoction is made with Ancho chile-infused reposado tequila and plum lemon sour. ($9)

Prohibition Bar

Order up a Truth or Consequences and you'll get a spicy drink made with house-infused jalapeño-pineapple Sauza Gold tequila, Grand Marnier, fresh cilantro, agave nectar, and fresh-squeezed lime juice. You'll also get a Coronita to help ease the burn. ($14)

Cafe & Bar Lurcat

Get sweet and spicy with the Spice Market at Lurcat. The cocktail is made of Sauza Tequila, Midori, pomegranate juice, house mix, and Tabasco. There it is. ($8)

La Belle Vie

Just try and resist this Handsome Devil. It's Jim Beam Black Bourbon and Johnny Michael's own secret Devil Mix. Hint: the spice comes from a hot pepper tincture in said mix. ($12)

Nightingale

The El Dorado. Is it a car? Is it a John Wayne movie? Well, yes. But it is also a spicy cocktail from Nightingale made with Cazadores Reposado tequila, citrus, and guajillo chile. ($8)

Eat Street Social

What happens when Nick Kosevich and Ira Koplowitz get their hands on Fresno chile-infused Brokers Gin, lime, simple syrup, Orange Bitters, and mint? You get the San Joaquin South Side, that's what. ($9)

Meritage, a Brasserie

The L’Esprit Espice at Meritage makes for "bon temps" in your mouth. Qu'est-ce que c'est? It's cucumber-infused vodka, lemon, chile tincture, and rosemary, mon ami. ($10.50)

Barrio Tequila Bar

You won't find Bruce Lee in this version of Enter the Dragon. In Bario's version, you will find a passion fruit margarita with muddled Fresno pepper, finished with a splash of cava. ($10)

The Strip Club

Fear does not exist in this dojo, does it? The Strip Club's Cobra Kai is made with Kilo Kai Rum, egg whites, house-made sour, and Easy & Oskey habanero bitters. No Mercy. ($9.50)

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