Pineapple Serrano Gin

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Season: Big Flavors, Beautiful Food

By Nik Sharma

Published 2018

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This sunny and fruity cocktail goes with any meal and is one of the most exciting drinks I serve my guests in summer. Because the serrano infusion is mild, you get the flavor of the chiles along with the piney notes from the gin, but no jolt of chile heat.


  • 1 ripe pineapple (about lb [680 g])
  • 2 serrano chiles


Twist and then cut off the top of the pineapple, and cut off the stem end (discard both). Holding the pineapple in a vertical position, with a sharp knife, cut off the prickly skin with long, downward strokes. Using a small paring knife, remove any eyes (the brown hard, spiny spots). Cut 1 lb [455 g] of the pineapple into rough chunks and transfer to a blender. (Store any leftover pineapple, co