Food & dining

Drinks Special

Recipe for Unspirited Esteban mocktail

Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff

Makes 1

The drink is named for a character eaten by a “Jaguar shark’’ in the Wes Anderson movie “The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou,’’ one of bartender Todd Maul’s favorite films.

1/4  jalapeno pepper, seeded 

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1/4  lime  

1/4  cup lime juice  

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1/4  cup simple syrup (made with 1/4 cup sugar and 1/4 cup water heated until the sugar dissolves) 

1/3  cup club soda  

1. Blacken the jalapeno and lime over an open flame; leave to cool.

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2. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the jalapeno and lime. Add lime juice, syrup, club soda, and ice. Shake gently. Fill a tall glass with fresh ice. Strain the drink into it. Adapted from Clio

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