By Dobrina Zhekova
Updated Nov 07, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
The Signature Cocktail
Credit: Sugar and Cloth

The holidays are upon us, which means you are probably already scouring food blogs and Pinterest for delicious, Instagram-worthy food and drink options that will wow your guests at your next gathering.

And nothing says "winter" quite like a Game of Thrones-inspired cocktail to get the party going.

That's why Jacki Strum, founder and CEO of wine and spirits registry ThirstyNest, spilled one of her favorite GoT cocktail recipes that will make for a tasty crowd-pleaser. And FYI—it's just as fiery as Khaleesi herself:

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Mother of Dragons


• Sliced jalapeño

• 1.5 oz Mezcal

• 2 oz grapefruit juice

• 1 oz lime juice

• .5 oz agave syrup

• Club soda

• Salt for rim

Directions: Muddle 2-3 slices of jalapeño at the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Add ice, Mezcal, grapefruit juice, lime juice, and agave syrup. Shake vigorously and strain into a highball glass with a salted rim filled with ice. Top with club soda and garnish with a fresh jalapeño slice.