Jalapeno Vodka Cocktail

This blueberry 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.

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

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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.
4.50 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
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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AboutJason Hill

Hi, I’m Jason Hill, host of YouTube’s “Chef Tips” series. I graduated from culinary school in 1998, and gained my experience working the lines in Southern California. I launched my cooking videos in 2007. I love sharing quick and easy recipes that get people back in the kitchen.

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