Twang Gets Creepy for Halloween and Day of the Dead Fun

Friday 19th, October 2018 / 12:07 Written by
Twang Gets Creepy for Halloween and Day of the Dead Fun
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Twang Gets Creepy by Dressing Up Sugar Skulls, Eyeballs and Twang Cocktails

Twang gets creepy for Halloween and Day of the Dead. Halloween is creeping up and shortly after comes Dia De Los Muertos, which, if you are unfamiliar with, is celebrated on November 1 and November 2. America’s Halloween celebrations typically feature costume parties full of spooky, sweet cocktails and candy and your readers will be looking for drink ideas. Throughout Mexican and American regions with large Mexican populations (such as San Antonio), Dia de los Muertos continues to honor the spirits of departed family members and friends with altars, bright colors, marigold flowers, traditional treats like pan de muerto, and plenty of cerveza and Mexican cocktails, especially micheladas. Halloween and Dia de los Muertos are both worthy occasions for special cocktails.

 

You can host your own Halloween and Day of the Dead celebrations and take drinks to the next level with Twang, a family-owned creator of seasonings and salts based in San Antonio.

 

Twang’s product lines which spookify cocktails are Beer Salt and Twang-A-Rita; they are salts and seasonings designed to easily add flavor to drinks and elevate your at-home alcoholic beverages to cocktail bar status. For scary sweet  and colorful cocktails, add Twang-A-Rita to the rim; its a blend of kosher salt and cane sugar. Twang Clamato Salt and Michelada Beer Salt are two products specifically designed to pair with the michelada, the spicy, tomato lime mix introduced to us by Mexico. Micheladas are especially popular on November 1 and November 2; their fun, zesty style has reached spicy drink lovers across the country and are a festive drink to re-create, especially in a sugar skull glass. 

 

Buy all your Twang products: Twang-A-Rita Rimmers, Twang-A-Rita Variety Pack, Sugar Salt Blends for Rimming Drinks, 4 Ounce Pouches, 3 count, 1 each of Strawberry-Lime, Lime, Lemon-Lime on Amazon.
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You can learn how to make your own drinks from home with the recipes below. Twang’s products are available throughout the country in 46 states, but event better they can be found in grocery stores like HEB, Spec’s and Walmart, convenience stores and online.

 

‘Twang Bloody Orange Austin Eastciders Cocktail’ rimmed with Golden Roar Twang-A-Rita

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Twang Gets Creepy for Halloween and Day of the Dead Fun Photo credit Jacqueline Fierro

     Recipe:

  • ¾ lime juice

  • 1 oz tequila

  • ¾ oz blood orange Italian soda

  • Austin Eastciders

Instructions:

Dry shake to emulsify
Pour over ice in a tall Collins glass
Top with Austin Eastciders Blood Orange Cider

‘Twang Witch’s Brew’ rimmed with Twang-A-Rita Unwind Lime

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Twang Gets Creepy for Halloween and Day of the Dead Fun Photo credit Jacqueline Fierro

     Recipe:

  • 1 quart Lime sherbert
  • 12oz can frozen limeade concentrate
  • 1 Liter 7UP
  • 2 cups Vodka
  • Gummy eyeballs

Instructions:

Scoop lime sherbet into a punch bowl. Pour in 7UP and frozen limeade concentrate. Stir in Vodka. Serve in glasses rimmed with Twang-A-Rita Unwind Lime. Garnish with gummy eyeballs.

 

‘Twang Dia De Los Muertos Michelada’ w/ Michelada Beer Salt:
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Twang Gets Creepy for Halloween and Day of the Dead Fun Photo credit Twang

Michelada Beer Salt
1 Lime
4 oz Clamato Mix
1 Dash Worestershire
2 Dashes Tabasco
1 12oz Beer
Ice (as needed)
1 Lime Wedge Garnish
Rim a glass with Michelada Beer Salt. In a shaker with ice combine, lime juice, clamato, worcestershire sauce and hot sauce; shake well to chill. Pour in class with ice; fill with beer. Add lime wedge for garnish. 

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