cinnamon-apple tequila

this one’s still in the experimental stages, so i only made about a pint, but i think it’s got some real potential.  i found a granny smith apple kicking around behind the bar, and after trolling through a list of the usual suspects (vodka, whiskey, brandy), i decided to go a little off the beaten path and infuse it into some tequila.  i think the tart sweetness of the apple will go nicely with the woody, peppery edge that tequila has, and though i don’t yet know what i’m going to do with it, i decided to give it a whirl.

 

1 pint (more or less) white tequila

1 granny smith apple

1 cinnamon stick

2 pinches red chili flakes

2 slices orange zest

 

combine all in a jar and seal.  not sure how long it’ll take, but will update as necessary or relevant.

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About Dallas Taylor

Dallas Taylor is the grandson of a rum-runner, a valedictorian, a handyman and a good Catholic girl. He lives and writes in Seattle, and builds things for a living in his spare time. In 2010, he attended the Clarion Writers’ Workshop.
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