Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos with three fun cocktails featuring Tequila and Mezcal.
This year Dia De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, falls on the 1st and 2nd of November. The holiday is a time to celebrate the life and memories of those who have passed on. While not necessarily a drinking holiday, it’s a perfect time to make a thoughtful cocktail and make a toast to those in your life who inspire you to live life to the fullest.
- 1 1/2 oz. Lobos 1707 mezcal
- 1/2 oz. Ancho Verde liqueur
- 1 1/2 oz. grapefruit juice
- 1 1/2 oz. soda water
- 1 oz. fresh tangerine or mandarin orange juice
- 1/2 oz. agave nectar
- Juice of 1/2 lime
- Black lava salt
Preperation: Use a lime wedge to rim glass with black lava salt. Combine all ingredients except soda water in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until chilled. Add fresh ice to salted glass, then strain shaker into glass. Top off with soda water and stir to combine.
- 1 3/4 oz. KAH® Reposado
- 1 oz. Campari
- 1/2 oz. dry vermouth
- 1/2 oz. sweet vermouth
- 1 dash angostura bitters
- Orange peel for garnish
Preparation: Combine ingredients in a mixing glass with ice, stir and strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish with an orange swath and a marigold.
- 2 oz. Santo Tequila Blanco
- 1/2 oz. PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur
- 1 oz. House-made fresh lemon sour
- 1 1/2 oz. Clementine and Peach flavored sparkling soda
- 1/2 oz. Blood orange soda (floater)
Preparation: Combine all ingredients but the blood orange soda in a shaker. Shake and strain over a tall rocks glass filled with ice. Add floater of blood orange soda. Garnished with a slice of blood orange on a skull skewer.