The Flaming P at Pitfire Pizza, Our Drink of the Week!
I needn't have worried; the jalapeños and grapefruit were destined for the Flaming P, a take on a paloma, the most popular tequila cocktail in Mexico. Camarena tequila reposado (a 100% de agave tequila that's one of the best bargains on the shelf), grapefruit soda, jalapeño-infused honey, and mint are shaken and served on the rocks with the aforementioned garnish.
It's a slow drink, because the jalapeño is pretty dominant; it reminds me of a brighter, fresher version of the infused tequila I make at home by stuffing a chile chilhuacle into a fifth of tequila reposado. The honey is necessary to take some of the acrid edge off the chile, and the mint ties it together.
After I finished the drink, incidentally, I found the speakeasy; it's way past the bathrooms, with a fully stocked bar and a normal-looking garnish tray--stand by for further drinks to come from this spot.