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Pink Elephant

Main Spirit Tequila - Blanco
Difficulty Easy
Technique Shaken

If you are after a bold and spicy tequila cocktail with nutty almond undertones and a little sweetness, then the Pink Elephant is your drink. Reminiscent of a Singapore Sling, this drink was created by Leo Robitschek at NoMad London.

Ingredients

  • 1 oz. 30ml Espolon Tequila Blanco
  • 0.75 oz. 23ml Aperol (Spicy - see below)
  • 0.25 oz. 8ml Cherry Heering
  • 0.5 oz. 15ml Lemon Juice
  • 0.25 oz. 8ml Pineapple Juice
  • 0.5 oz. 15ml Orgeat
  • 0.25 oz. 8ml Passionfruit Syrup
Display: oz. ml.

Glass

Rocks

Instructions

Shake all ingredients in an ice-filled shaker, then strain into an ice-filled rocks glass

Garnish

Pink Peppercorn rim


Spicy Aperol – Add 3 destemmed, sliced, and pressed Thai bird’s eye chiles to one 750ml bottle of Aperol and allow to infuse for 5 minutes. Check the spice level. If the spice level is good, fine-strain into the bottle. If the Aperol needs more spice, leave the chiles in for a little longer.

Pink peppercorn rim – Mix 2 parts of kosher salt with 1 part of ground pink peppercorn.

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