The Caged Heat Margarita - How to Make the Perfect Spicy Margarita
Caged Heat Syrup Makes the Perfect Spicy Margarita
We've taken the classic margarita and added a spicy twist with our signature syrup Caged Heat. This specialty margarita variation is the perfect combination of sweet and spicy.
Follow this link for more information about our award-winning syrup, or to purchase a bottle for your home bar.
What is Caged Heat?
Caged Heat is our signature small-batch syrup. Designed by Mixologist Jared Hirsch, this flavor packed syrup has become a cult favorite. Loaded with Alluring Tamarind, Spicy Chili, and Warming Cardamom, this syrup instantly brings heat and character to any drink.
It's our favorite syrup for a bartender's spicy margarita that we fondly call Desert Heat.
Bar Tools You’ll Need for this Recipe
We like our cocktails to be effortless. The only tools you’ll need are a measuring cup with ounces and a shaker. Don’t forget the Caged Heat!
Need bar tools for your home bar? We have a great selection of high-quality tools to help you shake and stir your way to a delicious cocktail. Check out our selection here.
Desert Heat Recipe:
- 1 ½ ounces tequila
- ½ ounce mezcal
- 1 ounce fresh squeezed lime juice
- 1 ounce Caged Heat syrup
Shake all ingredients well over ice. Strain into a coupe glass and enjoy!
Blistering from the summer heat? Try this combination blended for the best frozen margarita mix
Our Dry Heat Recipe:
Looking for an alcohol free variation? We are happy to introduce you to our Dry Heat recipe. To make a gorgeous mocktail margarita simply replace a lemon for the lime and add some soda water.
Dry Heat Recipe
- 1 oz Caged Heat syrup
- 1 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
- 4 oz Soda Water
- 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
Other Caged Heat Cocktail Recipes
We have more delicious recipes like the Caribbean Heat and the Caged Dragon. Check them out at Absinthia's Recipe Library.
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