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The Optimist Piña Margarita

Get in the vacation state of mind with the Piña Margarita. With a punch of tropical spice from its combination of pineapple and muddled serranos , this cocktail has hints of sweet and smoke that add a new dimension to an always popular cocktail.


  • 2 oz Optimist Smokey
  • 2-4slices of Serrano pepper, seed removed (or not, if you like the heat)
  • 2 oz Pineapple juice
  • 1/2 oz Lime juice
  • 1/2 oz Simple Syrup



Muddle serrano in a shaker (kind of gently crush it).  Add remaining ingredients and ice, shake until chilled. Strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice and serve immediately, garnishing with additional serrano coins for extra heat.

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