Jalapeno Vodka Cocktail

This jalapeno and blueberry vodka cocktail is light and slightly sweet with a nice hint of spice from the jalapeños.

This jalapeño vodka cocktail, scented with crushed blueberries, is a delicious drink year-round. Named the Velvet Joyride, the cocktail was created by Bartender Vince Hardesty, formerly of Rapour Restaurant in Rancho Cucamonga, California.

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Velvet Joyride – Jalapeno Vodka Cocktail

Recipe by Jason Hill – CookingSessions.com
Chef Jason Hill meets with bartender Vince Hardesty to learn how to make a jalapeno vodka cocktail recipe with blueberries called the Velvet Joyride.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1


  • 1 jalapeño
  • Handful of blueberries
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice
  • 3/4 ounce honey syrup
  • Splash of soda water
  • Ice


  • Put 1 jalapeño and a handful of blueberries into a cocktail glass.
  • Muddle them and add 2 ounces of vodka.
  • Add 1/2 ounce of lemon juice and 3/4 ounce of honey syrup.
  • Shake, add a splash of soda water, strain, and serve over ice with a blueberry.
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