The reality-warping Szechuan Pepper brings amazing floral and citrus notes along with heat that’s different from other peppers and chilies; Szechuan peppers will play tricks on your mouth with the tactile, prickly sensations they impart. Add Szechuan to a G&T, a Manhattan, or try it as a substitute for aromatic bitters.
Recipes to try:
Vodka Tonic with Szechuan Pepper & Rosemary
2-3 blasts* Szechuan Pepper Cocktail Spice
2 blasts* Rosemary Cocktail Spice
Fill highball glass with ice
Add Szechuan Pepper & Rosemary Cocktail Spice
Fill to the top with tonic water
You can substitute gin for the vodka, and make a Gin & Tonic!
*a blast is a measurement describing one eyedropper of Cocktail Spice - approx 25 drops