Tres Caliente Cocktails | Recipes!

As a tequila lover, I’m always in search of a fun new tequila beverage to try. I recently discovered Sauza 901 Tequila—which was founded by Justin Timberlake—along with some delicious recipes from his personal mixologist, Eddy Buckingham. Switch up your usual beverage routine or next party—Super Bowl? Valentine’s Day?—with these sweet and spicy beverages. Take your pick from these recipes below—they will definitely end up in your permanent cocktail repertoire.

Chocolate Caliente

2 parts Sauza® 901® Tequila
1 cup whole milk
2 oz. dark chocolate bar, chopped
Pinch cayenne pepper
Pinch of cinnamon
Splash agave syrup
Whipped Cream for garnish

Preparation: Heat milk and chocolate on hot stove and stir. When chocolate is fully melted, remove from heat and introduce other ingredients. Pour into mug and top with whipped cream.

Mexican Café

1 ½ parts Sauza® 901® Tequila
1 part vanilla liqueur
½ part coffee
½ part heavy cream

Preparation: Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into a chilled rocks glass filled with fresh ice.

Mexi Toddy

2 parts Sauza® 901® Tequila
1 part honey syrup
1 cup hot water
½ part agave syrup
Lemon wedge
Cinnamon stick
Star Anise

Preparation: Combine all ingredients in large mug. Stir gently and allow the cocktail to steep for two minutes.

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