Fall Drinks to Savor the Season


Whether you’re tailgating, carving pumpkins, planning a Halloween party or keeping it low-key this season, upgrade your Autumn festivities with great fall drinks in hand!

With fall in full swing, it’s time to say goodbye to frozen margaritas and hello to cocktails that embrace the crisp weather and flavors of the season – and Hornitos Tequila has the perfect recipes to help you ease into the cooler months.


Hornitos® Black Barrel® Cider

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  • 1 ½ parts Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
  • ¾ part apple cider
  • ¾ part cinnamon syrup *
  • 1 part lemon juice
  • 2 dashes Angostura® Bitters
  • 2 parts water

*To make cinnamon syrup: Mix together 1 part sugar, 1 part water and 4 crushed cinnamon sticks. Bring to a boil (approximately 1-2 minutes). Once cooled down, strain into a glass.

Preparation: Combine all ingredients together and serve. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and an apple wedge. Can be served hot or cold.


La Man-Zana

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  • 1 Part Hornitos® Spiced Honey
  • 4 Parts Mexican Lager
  • 1 Part Apple Cider
  • ½ Part Lemon Juice

Preparation: Combine all ingredients except Mexican lager in a shaker, shake vigorously, strain over fresh ice and add Mexican lager.


Potion de Muerto

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  • 2 parts Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
  • ¾ part orange juice
  • ¾ part lemon juice
  • ¾ part chipotle agave *
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • ½ part beet juice

*Substitute agave nectar for chipotle agave if unavailable.

Preparation: Serve in a tall glass over crushed ice with a beet juice float – the beet juice will slowly float down the glass through the crushed ice, making it look like blood dripping down. Garnish with an orange slice.


Black Ginger

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  • 1 Part Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
  • ⅓ Part Simple Syrup
  • ⅓ Part Lemon Juice
  • Rosemary
  • Top with Ginger Beer

Preparation: Lightly muddle one rosemary sprig in a glass, combine remainder of ingredients except ginger beer in a shaker with ice, shake vigorously, strain into the glass over fresh ice and top with ginger beer. Garnish with a rosemary sprig.



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