Posted: Oct 17, 2012 11:00 AM
 
Fall is finally here! The air is crisp and cool and the holidays are just around the corner. What better way to relax and enjoy the changing seasons than with an awesome fall cocktail?

Sure, you enjoyed a few frozen margaritas by the pool this past summer. Or maybe your summer drink is a nice, cold beer or a brisk, minty mojito. Now that we've lost that last bit of summer heat, it's time to change up your drink. Fall is all about being cozy and relaxed, visiting with friends and celebrating the welcome change of seasons. We found eight great cocktails for you to try this fall. Who knows? Fall might quickly become your favorite season.

Cranberry Margarita

Cranberry margarita

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces Peligroso Tequila Silver
  • 1/2 ounce Cointreau
  • Juice from half of a fresh-squeezed lime
  • 4 ounces of 100 percent cranberry juice
  • 1/2 ounce agave nectar
  • Whole cranberries for garnish

Directions:

  1. Pour the first five ingredients into a cocktail shaker.
  2. Shake to mix.
  3. Pour into a margarita glass.
  4. Garnish with whole cranberries on top.

PELIGROSO Cafe

Peligroso cafe

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 shot Peligroso Tequila Silver
  • 1/2 ounce Kahlua
  • 4 ounces fresh-brewed coffee

Directions:

  1. Pour the coffee into heat-resistant glass or mug.
  2. Add the Kahlua and tequila and stir to mix.

Mexican Martini

Mexican martini

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 shot of Peligroso Tequila, chilled
  • Splash of Tabasco sauce
  • Ice cubes

Directions:

  1. Pour the tequila and Tabasco sauce into a shaker with ice.
  2. Shake well to chill.
  3. Pour into a martini glass.

Hot Manzana

Hot Manzana

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 shot Peligroso Tequila (Reposado or Anejo)
  • Hot apple cider
  • Cinnamon stick, for garnish (optional)

Directions:

  1. Pour the hot apple cider into a heat-resistant glass or mug.
  2. Add the tequila and stir to mix.
  3. Garnish with a cinnamon stick, if desired.

PELIGROSO Hot Toddy

Peligroso hot toddy

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 peppermint tea bag
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 ounce Peligroso Tequila (Reposado or Anejo)
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Squeeze of fresh lemon juice

Directions:

  1. Pour the hot water into a heat-resistant glass or mug.
  2. Steep the tea bag in the hot water for a few minutes.
  3. Add the tequila and honey -- stir to mix.
  4. Add a splash of lemon juice.

Mexican Hot Chocolate

Mexican hot chocolate

Serves 1 

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/2 ounces Peligroso Tequila Silver
  • 1/2 ounce Kahlua
  • 2 ounces cream
  • 4 ounces hot chocolate
  • Whipped cream and cocoa powder for garnish

Directions:

  1. Pour the hot chocolate into a heat-resistant glass or mug.
  2. Add the Kahlua, tequila and cream and stir to mix.
  3. Top with the whipped cream and a dash of cocoa powder, if desired.

Spicy Bloody Maria

Spicy Bloody Maria

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 3 ounces Peligroso Tequila (Reposado or Silver)
  • 1-1/2 cups tomato juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce

Directions:

  1. Mix all of the ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Strain into glass.

PELIGROSO Sparkler

Peligroso Sparkler

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/2 ounces Peligroso Tequila Silver
  • 1/2 ounce agave juice
  • Fresh-squeezed lime juice
  • Splash of Champagne

Directions:

  1. Mix the tequila, agave juice and lime juice in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Shake to mix.
  3. Pour into a cocktail glass.
  4. Add the splash of Champagne on top.


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