Modelo Especial® Summer Crusher

This crusher combines the sweetness of strawberries with the smoky spice of chipotle. Delicious Modelo Especial® gives this drink the perfect balance for enjoying fun in the sun, or relaxing after a hot summer day.

Serves: 1Prep: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 1


  • 12 strawberries
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper, plus more for garnish
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 ounces Modelo Especial®
  • 1 ounce blanco tequila
  • 3⁄4 ounce fresh lime juice
  • Salt
  • Crushed ice


  • In bowl, mix together a pinch of ground chipotle pepper and salt. Rim glass with mixture about half an inch down.
  • In blender, blend together strawberries (reserving one for garnish), water, 1 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper and sugar to form strawberry chipotle syrup.
  • Fill glass with crushed ice.
  • In shaker, combine tequila, syrup, fresh lime juice and ice; shake 18-20 times.
  • Strain into glass. Top with Modelo Especial®.
  • Garnish with 1 strawberry.