2 oz Rye
1⁄4 oz Simple syrup, Royal Rose Three Chiles
1 sli Jalapeño (or Serrano Chile as garnish)

Shake vigorously over ice. Strain into chilled martinii glass. Garnish with Jalapeno slice instead of a twist, or for more kick Serano (or if you are really daring a Habanero slice).


Any good Rye will do, I like Breakout as a relatively inexpensive well done whiskey. Bourbon could be substituted but I like the spiciness of the rye. Other Amaros will do, and change the character a bit. Use 1/4 - 1/2 oz Chile syrup to taste (more is hotter and sweeter).


Created and named after the birth of my daughter Lyra, this is a variation on "The Lovely Lyra", which came first, and this was created after a particularly rough day....

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