Day of the Dead is a day of remembrance celebrated in an explosion of colour, song and dance, as a carnival atmosphere captures the country.

Wherever you are this year, Cazcabel Tequila – a premium and authentic range of Mexican tequilas, has ensured you won’t miss out on these lively events. Crafted in an independent distillery in the highlands of the Jalisco Mountains, Cazcabel Tequila takes only the finest natural ingredients from the land and gives them new life, making it a very fitting drink of choice for this commemoration.

So, what will you enjoy this Dio De Los Muertos? If you’re into a fresh and crisp tequila that has a rustic hit of earthy agave, Cazcabel Blanco Tequila, will be your pick. If you want a twist on a traditional Reposado, Cazcabel’s Reposado Tequila boasts light citrus notes and a Jalapeno tingle finish. If you’re still warming up to tequila, their Cazcabel Coffee Tequila will give you a roasted sweet hit of luxury coffee, while their Cazcabel Honey Tequila packs a punch for cocktails with its rich caramel and light floral notes.

If you prefer to enjoy your tequila in cocktails, Cazcabel has rounded up four themed cocktails to mark Day of the Dead.

PICANTE

Glass: Collins Glass

Garnish: Dried Lime Wheel, Fresh Coriander & Red Chilli

Ingredients:

  • 60ml Cazcabel Blanco Tequila
  • 20ml Lime Juice
  • 3 dashes of Green Tabasco
  • Top with Premium Ginger Beer

Method: Add all ingredients to a Collins Glass and stir well before filling with lots of cubed ice. Top with premium ginger beer and garnish.

 

POMEGRANATE MARGARITA

Glass: Rocks Glass

Garnish: Lime Wedge

Ingredients:

  • 30ml Cazcabel Reposado Tequila
  • 20ml Pama Pomegranate Liqueur
  • 25ml Lime Juice

Method: Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with lots of ice. Shake well, strain over fresh ice into a Rocks Glass and garnish.

PALOMA NOCHES
Glass: 
Highball Glass

Garnish: Slice of Grapefruit

Ingredients:

  • 30ml Cazcabel Blanco Tequila
  • 30ml Cazcabel Coffee Tequila
  • 30ml Grapefruit Juice
  • Top w/ Pink Grapefruit Soda

Method: Muddle a passionfruit and add the rest of the ingredients. Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a highball glass and garnish.

NECTAR OF THE GODS

Glass: Heatproof Cup

Garnish: Slice of Apple & Cinnamon Stick
Ingredients:

  • 30ml Cazcabel Honey Tequila
  • 150ml Hot Cider

Method: Heat the cider in a pan and stir in the Cazcabel Honey Tequila. Serve in a heatproof glass or cup and garnish.

The Cazcabel range is available to purchase at Dan Murphy’s. Cazcabel Blanco, Coffee & Reposado are also available to purchase at BWS.

For more information, please visit https://cazcabel.com/ or https://www.instagram.com/cazcabeltequila/

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