Watch Sam Egerton make El Loco’s Jalapeño Margarita

Jalapeno Margarita

  • Olmeca Altos Reposado
  • 10ml Cointreau
  • 5ml mezcal
  • 30ml lime juice
  • 15ml jalapeno syrup

Shake and dump all ingredients, garnish with candied jalapenos.

Recipe from El Loco, Sydney.

Story by Sam Bygrave
Photograph by Christopher Pearce
In association with Olmeca Altos

Here’s a drink that works regardless of the seasons: El Loco’s Jalapeño Margarita. There’s always time for tequila, if you ask us, and here we’ve got the specs for this popular drink from El Loco in Surry Hills.


When you’re a busy venue like El Loco, you want to be able to crunch out great tasting drinks with minimum fuss, and that’s what this drink is all about. You’ve got a drink packed with flavour, one with a little bit of chilli heat to it, and it’s one that designed to please the peoples. Make sure you watch the video below with Sam Egerton, Merivale’s group bars manager, to see just how simple it is.

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