How to Make Spicy Rosé at Home

There's no better time than summer to try out a refreshing new cocktail, and TikTok has just about every trending recipe with just a simple search. Dirty Shirley single-handedly sets the tone for summer drink orders in 2022 and puts a twist on a childhood favorite. Then there's the hard seltzer hack, which naturally involves a milk frother - don't ask, just read.

Now, one drink that’s been trending lately? Its name is Spicy Rose. Before you start wondering where the spices come from and how many store-bought ingredients you need to whip up this delicious beer, rest assured the steps are simple. Spicy rosé is your choice of rosé paired with a slice (or two, or three) of jalapeno. Who would have thought?

After TikTok user and cocktail connoisseur @allyssainthekitchen posted a video on April 10 of herself slicing a fresh jalapeño and then tossing a few spicy slices into her chilled rosé, the social media Viewers and users of the app started trying it out for themselves. In fact, the hashtag #spicyrose has been viewed more than 66,000 times and features a selection of videos for 21 and over clubs to sample the pink drink. Honestly, this looks like a match made in wine heaven.

What is spicy rosé wine?

As mentioned before, spicy rosé wine is as simple as it sounds: rosé wine is spicy. In the original video, Alyssa chops up some jalapeños, grabs a bottle of freshly chilled Cote des Roses Rosé, pours it into a glass, and sprinkles in a few pepper flakes before calling it a day. Reviews read "Unexpected combination, surprisingly goes together" and "I can't drink my rose any other way now! This is perfection!"

One commenter wrote, "I learned the hard way that this doesn't work with pickled jalapenos," to which the creator responded, "OMG, absolutely not! I hope you didn't waste a whole cup!" Please visit today Be careful not to confuse the two.

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Another user @sipwithlolo tried the spicy yet sweet flavor and raved about how good it tasted. "This is really good," she said in the May 14 video. "I didn't have to leave the jalapeno in there for too long to drink gotta try it." One commenter even suggested serving it in the bottle Throw in a few slices of jalapeño, which will help infuse the rosé throughout while chilled. In my opinion, it's genius.

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Cheers to everyone who tries this soon-to-be-legendary drink, it seems worth a try. Be sure to brush up on your wine knowledge and pick up some tips for rosé wine season.