It’s almost time for Halloween and, with that, comes the Day of the Dead. If you’re looking for a spooky Mexican-themed cocktail, consider this one, made with Hornitos Reposado Tequila. The word “reposado” means rested, and it refers to the fact that the tequila has spent time aging in barrels — hence its beautiful gold colour. As for the Hornitos brand, it was created in Jalisco, Mexico in 1950.

Hornitos Reposado Paloma

1 part Hornitos Reposado Tequila

2 parts Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice

1 part simple syrup

2 parts club soda

Pour the tequila, then the grapefruit juice and simple syrup into a tall glass over ice. Stir once and then add the club soda. Stir again and garnish with a lime wedge or grapefruit wedge or wheel. Add a sprig of rosemary if you have it. Serves one.

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