Cocktails

how to halo

Margaritas (serves two)

3 oz tequila

1.5 oz Cointreau

1 oz lime juice

2 splashes of orange juice

Shake with ice, and pour into two Halo del Santo-rimmed glasses.

 

Micheladas (serves two)

6 oz tomato juice

12 oz Mexican lager

4 teaspoons lime juice

3 teaspoons Cholula

3 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

2 dashes of Maggi seasoning sauce (optional)

Serve over ice in Halo del Santo-rimmed glass. Garnish with lime wedge.

 

Paloma

2 oz tequila

2 oz grapefruit juice

1/2 oz lime juice

1 tsp sugar

2 oz Topo Chico

Combine juices and sugar in Halo del Santo-rimmed glasses and stir. Stir in tequila, add ice, and top off with Topo Chico. Garnish with grapefruit slice.

 

Bloody Mary

2 oz vodka

5 oz tomato juice

1 oz Worcestershire sauce

2 teaspoons Tabasco Chipotle Pepper Sauce

Serve over ice in Halo del Santo-rimmed glass. Garnish with lime wedge.

 

Chilton                      

1.5 oz vodka

3 oz lemon juice

4 oz Topo Chico mineral water

Serve over ice in Halo del Santo-rimmed glass. Garnish with lemon wedge.

 

Ranch Water                       

1 oz tequila

2 oz Barbecue Wife Margarita Mix

6 oz Topo Chico mineral water

Pinch of Halo del Santo

Open a cold bottle of Topo Chico and drink half of it. Add to the bottle--carefully, so it doesn't bubble over--tequila, margarita mix, and Halo del Santo.

 

Mangonada Margaritas (serves three)

4 cups frozen mango chunks

4 oz fresh-squeezed orange juice

6 oz tequila

3 tbsp chamoy (optional)

Combine frozen mango, juice, and tequila in a blender, and blend until smooth. Pour into Halo del Santo-rimmed glass. Add 1 tbsp floater of chamoy, if desired.

 

Cucumber Shots (serves four)  .  .  .  Black Orchid Lounge, El Paso

4 oz EFFEN Cucumber Vodka

1 oz lime juice

2 oz simple syrup

4 dashes of Halo del Santo

Shake with ice and strain into shot glass. Garnish with Halo del Santo-dipped cucumber.

 

Paleta Shots (serves four)  .  .  .  .  .  .  Black Orchid Lounge, El Paso

2 oz tequila reposado

2 oz DeKuyper Pucker watermelon schnapps

1 oz lime juice

1 oz mango juice

1 oz simple syrup

4 dashes of Tabasco

4 dashes of Halo del Santo

Shake with ice and strain into Halo del Santo-rimmed shot glass. Garnish with one of our watermelon Mexican-style lollipops (paletas con chile, sabor sandía).

 

Vampiro  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  Guajillos, San Antonio

Rim a 20 oz glass with Halo del Santo, then fill with ice.

2 oz tequila

1/2 oz lime juice

Three dashes Valentina Mexican Hot Sauce

3 oz Viuda de Sánchez sangrita

Stir, then fill to top with Squirt grapefruit soda.