Ready Fire Aim Cocktail Recipe

The Ready Fire Aim cocktail respects the rich heritage of mezcal while infusing the palate with bold flavors and fiery sensations

This cocktail mixes a homemade sweetener, fresh pineapple juice with the smokiness of the mezcal. Let’s dive together on how to make this unique and special cocktail.

Ingredients to make the Ready Aim Fire Cocktail

To craft this cocktail, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 1,75 oz  Mezcal 
  • 0,75 oz Pineapple Juice
  • 1 oz Honey-Pineapple Syrup
  • 0,5 oz Lime Juice
  • 3 – 4 dashes of smoked chili bitters special for cocktails

Ingredients to make the Honey-Pineapple Syrup

To make the syrup for this cocktail you will need:

  • 2 cups of Honey
  • 1 cup Hot Water
  • around 50 Pink Peppercorns
  • A cubed Pineapple (whole)

Steps on how to make the Syrup

  • In a bottle or jar Combine 2 cups of honey and 1 cup of hot water in a bottle or jar
  • Stir or shake the mixture until well combined.
  • Set the mixture aside.
  • In a separate container, crush together 50 pink peppercorns and a whole pineapple using a muddler.
  • Mix together the crushed peppercorn-pineapple mixture with the honey-hot water mixture.

We recommend that you make the cocktail 5 to 8 days before the preparation of this cocktail and save it in the fridge.

You can make more if you want and save it for other cocktail recipes or for the next time you will craft the Ready Fire Aim Cocktail, we assure you that you will like it!

Step by Step on How to Prepare This Cocktail

  • Prepare the Glass: Start by chilling your glass with ice or leaving it in the freezer. For this cocktail we recommend a coupe or martini glass. 
  • Combine the ingredients: in a cocktail shaker, add all the ingredients and add some ice cubes.
  • Shake It Up: Seal the cocktail shaker and shake vigorously until all the ingredients are chilled.
  • Strain and Serve: double-strain the mixture into a chilled cocktail glass. Try to pour some of the foam into the glass for the perfect texture.
  • Garnish: add a final touch of freshly ground pink peppercorn.

Best Mezcal to go with the Ready Fire Aim Cocktail

When it comes to choosing the perfect mezcal for your Ready Fire Aim cocktail, look no further than Del Maguey. 

While all their mezcals bring something special to the table, the Vida de Muertos expression is particularly well-suited for this cocktail.

Hand-crafted in the village of San Luis del Rio single Village Mezcal, the notes of tropical & citrus fruit, warming spices and poblano pepper mix perfectly to make the perfect Ready Fire Aim cocktail.