Tanteo Tequila

5 Spicy & Refreshing Labor Day Cocktails

No one likes to see summer end. And while officially the party keeps going until September 20th, we all know Labor Day weekend is the un-official end. To help ease the transition to Fall, here are five of the best Spicy cocktails to bid-farewell to summer. Gluten-free, vegan, and bartender approved - you can keep your beach bod while drinking them

1. Tanteo Jalapeño Margarita

Our first choice is always the Tanteo Jalapeño Margarita. Whether you are a spicy lover or not, the Jalapeño Margarita strikes the perfect balance between spice, sweet and citrus. This three ingredients recipe is easy to make and is always a crowd pleaser. This should be a staple in every party.

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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice

  2. Shake well and strain into an ice-filled rocks glass (salted rim optional)

  3. Garnish with a lime wedge or Jalapeño Slice

2. Sweet Heat Margarita  

We are getting to the end of Raspberries season so time for one more raspberry cocktail.. Raspberries pair really well with our Jalapeño Tequila, combined they make a delicious sweet & spicy cocktail. Not to mention its juicy red pigment makes it an even more appetizing summer beverage.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Muddle Raspberries in a shaker

  2. Combine ingredients with ice

  3. Shake well and strain into a salt-rimmed, ice-filled Rocks Glass

  4. Garnish with a raspberry or jalapeño slice

3. Hot Blooded Margarita

The Hot Blooded Margarita is a cocktail version of Sangrita - and pair really well with a big labor day Asada. Sip this for something truly different this labor day.

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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice

  2. Shake well and strain into a salt-rimmed, Coupe Glass

  3. Garnish with a lime and Lemon wedge

4. Vero Margarita

Mangoes are Tropical fruits that you can buy all year long, though they still remind us of the summer season. We combined fresh Mangoes with our extra spicy Habanero Tequila resulting in this beautiful rich in color cocktail

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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice

  2. Shake well and strain into a salt-rimmed, ice-filled Rocks Glass

  3. Stir well and garnish with a mango wheel

5. Smoke & Mora Margarita

Last but not least, Blackberries ripen in June through August, and combined with the campfire smokeless Tanteo Chipotle Tequila - this will help you send summer off in style.

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Ingredients

  • 2 oz. Tanteo Chipotle Tequila

  • 1 oz. Fresh Lime Juice

  • 3/4 oz. Agave Nectar

  • 4 Muddled Blackberries

Directions

  1. Muddle blackberries in a tin

  2. Combine remaining ingredients in a shaker with ice

  3. Shake well and strain into an ice-filled Rocks

  4. Glass (smoky salt rim optional)

  5. Garnish with a blackberry or a lime wedge

Happy Labor Day Weekend,

Team Tanteo