Muddle Kumquat Confit and jalapeño pepper slices against sides of an 8-oz. glass to release flavors. Stir in whiskey and enough crushed ice to fill glass halfway; top with chilled club soda. Garnish, if desired.
Note: We tested with Palm Ridge Reserve Handmade Micro Batch Florida Whiskey (palmridgereserve.com).
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