Recipe: Tabasco Cocktails

Recipe: Tabasco Cocktails

Looking to spice things up a bit? These cocktails, all involving Tabasco hot sauce, might be just the thing you’re looking for.

2 cups pomegranate juice
1/2 cup white wine
1 tablespoon lime juice
1/4 teaspoon Tabasco
Crushed ice
1/2 cup ginger ale, chilled
Lime peel twists (for garnish)

Combine pomegranate juice, white wine, lime juice and Tabasco Sauce. Place ice in two tall glasses; add juice mixture. Top with ginger ale; garnish with lime peel twists.

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1 ounce fresh squeezed lime juice
1/4 ounce Worcestershire sauce
1/5 ounce fresh squeezed orange juice
1/2 teaspoon Tabasco Green Jalapeño Pepper Sauce
12 ounces beer
Lime wheel (for garnish)

For Spiced Salt:
1/4 teaspoon guajillo chile powder
1/4 teaspoon ancho chile powder
2 tablespoons sea salt

Combine all spiced salt ingredients; mix well. Fill a pint glass with ice and rim with spiced salt. Add remaining ingredients to rimmed, ice-filled pint glass; pour beer in last. Garnish with lime wheel. Serve remaining beer on side.

2 cups blood orange juice
1/4 cup brandy
1 teaspoon bitters
1/2 teaspoon Tabasco
Ice cubes
Orange and lime slices (for garnish)

Combine blood orange juice, brandy, bitters and Tabasco. Serve over ice; garnish with orange and lime slices.

Rob Theakston is a contributing editor to Drinkhacker.


  1. Vat-oh! on August 1, 2013 at 5:43 am

    The “Dramatic Recovery” is pretty much a Mexican michelada, and its actually better is you use a low quality beer since you’re ruining it.

  2. Kellie on August 1, 2013 at 11:00 am

    e beer in your photo of the recovery is a mexican beer…

  3. Rob Theakston on August 1, 2013 at 12:16 pm

    Duly noted and modified. Mental note to yell at PR person who sent the images also made. Good eye!!

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