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Mexican Snakebite

A fruity, smoky one-two punch to your wake winter-addled taste buds.

A fruity, smoky one-two punch to your wake winter-addled taste buds.

It’s that special time of year where winter refuses to release its icy grip and spring  keeps hinting that it’s just around the corner. 62 and sunny one day, then 30 and snowing the next. It’s enough to drive you to drink; thankfully we’ve got you covered. The Mexican Snakebite features apple cider and cinnamon to satisfy those winter flavor cravings, while the añejo tequila is a smoky little stomach sombrero to remind you that warmer days are nigh.

Equipment Needed: Rocks Glass, Spoon, Shot Glass

Ingredients:

  • 1 shot añejo tequila (about $30/750ml)
  • 8 oz hard apple cider (we used Naked Flock Pumpkin, about $7.99/22 oz)
  • 1 stick cinnamon ($3.59/2 oz jar)
  • Ground cinnamon ($3.49/2.4 oz)

Preparation:

  • Pour the cider into your rocks glass then add the tequila.
  • Add a dash of ground cinnamon (or two if you’re feeling wild) and give it a light stir. Drop in a cinnamon stick for garnish and a nice warming layer.
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Georgia Sunrise

The tastiest sunrise you'll ever experience.

Let’s be honest, sometimes you just need a stiff drink and have no choice but to work with what you’ve got on hand. Even better are the times when you’re able to mix something up that you’d actually throw down again…and again…and…well, then things get fuzzy. Our Georgia Sunrise is guaranteed to please regardless of the time of day.

Equipment Needed: Glass, Stirring Implement

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz silver tequila (around $40/750 ml for the good stuff)
  • 7 dashes of peach bitters (about $7/4 oz)
  • 6 oz orange juice ($4/carton)
  • A healthy squirt of light agave nectar (about $4/bottle)
  • (Optional) 1 ice cube (free)

Preparation:

  • Add three parts OJ to one part tequila, some bitters and agave nectar and give it a good stir. Drink and repeat. ¡Salud!