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Festive Cocktails for Dia de Los Muertos

by Audrey Lee

Nov 1, 2021

Photo by Shannon Sturgis

Food/Drink

Today, families gather to remember and honor lost loved ones through food, music, art and drinks. Elevate your Dia de Los Muertos celebration this year with two handcrafted cocktails from Don Julio.

 

Tequila

Photo by Shannon Sturgis

 

Don Muerte

1.5 ounces Tequila Don Julio Blanco

¾ ounce fresh pineapple juice

¾ ounce fresh lime juice

¼ ounce agave nectar

½ teaspoon activated charcoal powder

 

Combine tequila, pineapple juice, lime juice, agave nectar and activated charcoal powder into a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a double rock glass over fresh ice. Garnish with marigold flower and lime wheel.

 

Tequila

Photo by Shannon Sturgis

 

 

Calavera

1 ounce Tequila Don Julio Reposado

¾ ounce Italian herbal liqueur

¾ ounce fresh lemon juice

¼ ounce honey

 

Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice. Shake well. Pour over fresh ice in a double rock glass. Add a lemon wheel and candy skull for garnish.

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