1 very thin sliver habanero pepper
2 slices fresh ginger root
1 1/2 fluid ounces gin
3/4 fluid ounce lime juice
1/2 fluid ounce simple syrup
1 cup ice cubes
1 thin slice fresh ginger root
Muddle habanero pepper slice and 2 slices fresh ginger together in a cocktail shaker until pulverized, about 20 seconds. Add gin, lime juice, simple syrup, and ice. Cover and shake until well chilled. Strain with a fine mesh strainer into a cocktail glass.
Garnish with a thin slice of ginger on a toothpick.