Twang Toasts St. Patrick’s Day with Cocktails

Tuesday 12th, March 2019 / 11:06 Written by
Twang Toasts St. Patrick’s Day with Cocktails

Sláinte! Toast to St. Patrick with these Cocktails from Twang!

Saint Patrick’s Day is this weekend and what better way to celebrate than with some tasty cocktails inspired by the Emerald Isle? Here are some festive Irish cocktail recipes from Twang, the San Antonio, Texas-based producer of salts and seasonings that you can recreate that hit the spot in a pinch.

Twang is a family-owned and operated company based in San Antonio with product lines that include Twang-A-Rita, Beer Salt and more; these are salts and seasonings designed to easily add flavor to drinks and elevate your at-home alcoholic beverages to cocktail bar status. Sprucing up cocktails with Twang is especially fitting during special occasions such as Valentine’s Day whether it’s for relaxation or romance. Twang’s products are available throughout the country in 46 states, in grocery stores like Texas favorite H-E-B, convenience stores, online and through Amazon.

San Patricio with Desert Door Sotol and Twang-A-Rita Unwind Lime 

Twang Toasts St. Patrick's Day


Twang-A-Rita Unwind Lime – The traditional citrus lime flavor you know and love on a margarita gets a sweet and salty twist.

2 oz. Desert Door Texas Sotol

.5 oz. Agave nectar

1 oz. Lime juice

1 oz. Pineapple juice


Pineapple wedge for garnish



Rim glass with Twang-A-Rita Unwind Lime. In a shaker with ice, combine Desert Door Texas Sotol, agave nectar, lime juice, and pineapple juice. Shake and strain over ice, garnish with pineapple wedge.

 Twang Toasts St. Patrick's Day

Lucky Grapefruit Sour with Twang-A-Rita Paloma Love 

Twang Toasts St. Patrick's Day 


Twang-A-Rita Paloma Love – Created to accompany its namesake drink, The Paloma, this is the perfect pairing of grapefruit, sugar, lime and salt.

1 kiwi


½ oz simple syrup

1 oz lime juice

2 oz Irish whiskey
Jarritos Grapefruit Soda (Make sure it’s cold!)

Rim Collins glass with Twang-A-Rita Paloma Love. Cut kiwi in half and use a spoon to scoop out the fruit and put it into a shaker filled with ice, along with the lime juice. Pour into glass over ice. Top with Jarritos Grapefruit soda. Stir and garnish with kiwi slice.

About Twang
Everything goes with Twang or how we say down South, “Con” Twang. Beer, tequila, cocktails, happy hour, late night, football, music, family BBQs, that party shirt you always wear out. For over 30 years, we have been bringing people and their unique flavor together. If it’s fun, it adds something to the moment, if it reflects your personality, then it’s Con Twang. You then, our friend are living the Twang lifestyle.
We are dedicated to adding fun and flavor to everyday life through the creation of high quality, one-of-a-kind salt, sugar and spice blends. From the early days of working out of the family garage to the explosive growth that has occurred over the last 30 years, the constant has been a hands-on, caring, and grateful approach to crafting one-of-a-kind blends to bring fun, flavor, and excitement to food and drink. You can now find us all over the country in one way or another with dozens of unique flavor combinations by way of six unique product lines:
Beer Salt – a delicious, citrus-flavored salt inspired by the Latino tradition of adding citrus and salt to beer. Sprinkle our salt combination onto your bottle, can or mug, and take the convenient pocket-sized mini beer bottle with you wherever you go to add flavor and fun to special events and everyday activities.
Twang-a-Rita – a line of premium cocktail rimmer blends for cocktail enthusiasts who desire a uniquely flavored, re-sealable, and authentic product.
ZAS! – puts a smile on your lips and fills your mind with images of exotic destinations around the globe. From a fruit stand in Mexico City to a mango grove in India, the flavors of ZAS! will take you there.
Cafe Zuca – our coffee drinking experience is more important now than ever. Where you get it, what you put in it and how it tastes matters. Now you can bring the cafe to your own home with Cafe Zuca flavored sugar toppings. Customize and create your perfect coffee drinking and treat eating experience in the comfort of your own home.
Clamato Chili Lime Salt – a savory blend of chili, tomato and celery with a burst of lime that is a rich complement to Clamato Tomato Juice and other red drinks. Add some spice to your Michelada, Chelada, Bloody Mary y mas!

About Desert Door Distillery

The Desert Door Distillery is located in Driftwood, TX, on the eastern edge of wild Sotol Country. Drop by and enlighten your palate. your presence is welcome.

Out of the shadows and into the glass, expert-guided tastings of our core offerings will help you to discover the alluring nuances of sotol. Craft cocktails, gourmet snacks, and curated goods are also available in our desert-modern tasting room, featuring a cozy fireplace, comfy couches, and a rotating display of art by regional artists. All are welcome – including children and dogs.

You can come by and take peek of our facility, or go all-in with a tour. Tours are now available Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM. To schedule tours, corporate events, weddings, and other events, email

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