Step 6: 66 Put the Evil in the Water

Time to put your peppers in the tequila. Let them marinate in a cool, dark place. They will be sufficiently hot to be called devil's water after a few days. You can strain out peppers with a sieve and cheesecloth or a coffee filer. Fill your bottle back up using a funnel. OR just let the peppers brood for weeks making your devil's water hotter and hotter.
<p>herbalists sell these as tinctures.</p>
<p>A bar in Austin does this, great for allergies. </p>
<p>how long does it take to infuse? do i need to remove the peppers or can i leave the indefinatly?</p>
Nice one. Here's my version of your Devil's Water. I used Bacardi because I had it available. The peppers I used were bird's eye chili, and as you can see I used a lot of them for less than 0.5 L. The bottle is from Rhodos I think, but I'm not sure. Names for my version still need to come, suggestions are accepted. <br> <br>Tasted it last night and it was not something I liked. Filled my shot glass only 1 cm but it was more than enought.
could i make a non alchlic verison
This is fantastic. LOVE hot stuff, what a great idea! Even makes me want to try tequila...
Any nonalcoholic recipes or ideas for this?
Try making peppered vinegars. It's kinda hard to read an infused TEQUILA Instructable and try for a non-alcoholic anything.
Hey! I know you! I have had this vile substance before. And it was gooooooood. Makes you all sweaty and dizzy.
rosemary's baby ... very funny.
This is totally my kind of thing. I love spicy foods, grow my own habaneros, Jalapenos and Serranos (and grow so much I don't know what to do with them come harvest time) AND I am a tequila junkie... What better than to literally combine my favorites into something kickass like this. I will try it with an inferior type of tequila though. It's stuff I would never drink (given to me as a party gift) as it is, but maybe it'll grow into something decent after adding the peppers. Thank you for the great Instructable.
i get pretty pumped off tequila anyway, but i am going to give this a shot (get it! a shot!!) with some cuervo traditionale i won at a benefit lunch. it's supposedly a limited number bottle, but it doesnt taste much better than the sauza blanco we have and certainly doesnt taste as good or smooth as patron, of course. you think i could add cherry or grape tomatoes, raw horseradish and try for the complete bloody mary taste?? i've never seen anyone infuse w tomatoes and i dont wana f up some decent hooch.
lol I thought it was some kind of flavor add for when you cooked. My uncle would love this idea, he's a big tequila fiend and can eat jarred habaneros like they are candy. lol yeah I believe he has no taste buds anymore haha
Yikes! Good instructable, but I won't be trying it. I have better ways to release endorphins, thanks! (That said, I am a wimp for spicy food, as my stomach doesn't handle it well, and spending hours in the bathroom is a good antidote to endorphins! I can't even eat basic curry as spicy as I would like it. Irritating IBS!)
I ate 6 Habaneros back-to-back one!
Woah, Way awsome. This would make a great party drink!
Now this is my kind of thing... It occurs to me that this is probably one of the best party drinks ever, people will fear drinking it, it's shootable and drinkable if you like spicy stuff and it puts you in the mood to party...
Great instructable, this is something I will have to try!
Awesome! Do this with Vodka, the alcohol is more diluted, but you can drink more of it and still drive! What, i didn't know about hot peppers releasing endorphins, that's awesome, i never really noticed until now! Another random fact to add to my ever-growing collection!

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