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-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.
Lucky Grapefruit Sour with Twang-A-Rita Paloma Love
Twang-A-Rita Paloma Love – Created to accompany its namesake drink, The Paloma, this is the perfect pairing of grapefruit, sugar, lime and salt.
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 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 email@example.com.
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