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Hot Sauce Drinks: Creative and Spicy Cocktails With Hot Sauce

Updated: Nov 30, 2023


Hot Sauce Drinks: Creative and Spicy Cocktails With Hot Sauce

Are you ready to add some heat to your happy hour? We sure are! These creative and spicy cocktails will take your taste buds on a wild ride. From classic Margaritas with a kick to unique concoctions that will leave you wanting more, we've got you covered.


Today we want to talk about creating some fun and unique hot sauce drinks. So grab your shaker and get ready to spice up your drinking game with these spicy drinks.


Hot Sauce Drinks to Try

Some of these hot sauce drinks are going to be a twist on some of our cocktail favorites while some of these may be the first time you've ever heard of it. So keep that in mind as we dive into these fun drinks made with hot sauce.

With that being said, let's start with everyone's favorite... Margaritas!

spicy margarita cocktail made with hot sauce

Spicy Margaritas

Margaritas are a classic cocktail that can be easily spiced up with some hot sauce believe it or not. If you've ever gone to an upscale cocktail bar or hipster bar, you may have seen a version of this on the menu before.


Spicy peppers or hot sauce and Margaritas go great together!

Here are some variations to try:


Pineapple Chili Margarita

This sweet and spicy cocktail combines pineapple juice, tequila, lime juice, triple sec, and hot sauce for a refreshing twist on the classic Margarita.


Ingredients:

  • Silver tequila

  • Triple sec

  • Pineapple juice

  • Lime juice

  • A dash of Peach Hot Sauce

  • Salt and/or Tajin seasoning for the rim

  • Pineapple and lime wedge for garnish


Jalapeño Margarita

Add some heat to your Margarita by muddling fresh jalapeño slices with tequila, lime juice, and agave nectar. Top it off with a splash of hot sauce for an extra kick.

Ingredients:

  • Jalapeño pepper

  • Reposado tequila

  • Orange liqueur

  • Lime juice

  • Agave nectar

  • Orange bitters

  • Splash of your favorite hot sauce

  • Jalapeño slice for garnish

bloody mary drink with hot sauce

Bloody Marys

Bloody Marys are another popular cocktail that can benefit from the addition of hot sauce. They just make sense when you think about all of the ingredients mixing in with a little spice.

Here are some recipes to try:


Bloody Maria

Yup, you read that right. Bloody Maria, not Bloody Mary. This Mexican-inspired version of the classic Bloody Mary uses tequila instead of vodka and adds hot sauce for an extra kick.


Ingredients:


Bloody Mary

If you're wondering if you can put hot sauce in vodka, you sure can! AND it tastes amazing! A Bloody Mary is the perfect combination of vodka and hot sauce.

Add some Tabasco or another hot sauce to your favorite Bloody Mary recipe.

Ingredients:

  • Vodka

  • Lemon juice

  • Tomato juice

  • Pepper and salt

  • Worcestershire sauce

  • Optional: Dash of horseradish

  • Hot sauce (For those of you who want it really spicy, go with our Reaper Dill Pickle Hot Sauce)

cocktail with hot sauce and tajin rim

Other Spicy Cocktails

If you're looking for something beyond Margaritas and Bloody Marys, here are some other creative cocktails that incorporate hot sauce:


El Guapo

This tequila-based cocktail includes cucumber slices, simple syrup, lime juice, and dashes of hot sauce for a refreshing yet spicy drink.

Ingredients:

  • Tequila or Mezcal

  • Simple syrup

  • Lime wedges

  • Cucumber slices

  • A dash of your favorite hot sauce

Hellfire Cocktail

This crisp and refreshing cocktail combines spiced rum, ginger beer, pilsner beer, lime juice, and hot sauce.


Ingredients:

  • Lime wedge

  • Spiced rum

  • A couple of dashes of hot sauce

  • Ginger beer

  • Topped with a pilsner

Pineapple-Jalapeño Cocktail

This summery crisp spicy drink is made with tequila, pineapple juice, lime juice, agave nectar, and a dash of hot sauce. It's to die for!

Ingredients:

  • Silver tequila

  • A couple of dashes of a green pepper hot sauce such as Sam Sauce

  • Chopped pineapple

  • Coriander

  • Lemon juice

  • Angostura bitters


Michelada

This Mexican beer cocktail is usually made with tomato juice, lime juice, hot sauce, and optional seasonings. For a spicy twist add some hot sauce to your Michelada recipe. Trust us when we say, if you haven't had one before, it's a must try!

Ingredients:

  • Lime juice

  • Your favorite beer (we recommend something such as Pacifico)

  • Tomato or clamato juice

  • Dash of hot sauce

  • Optional: Soy sauce

  • Optional: Teriyaki sauce

  • Optional: Worcestershire sauce

  • Rim glass with Tajin

hot sauce cocktails with lime and jalapeno

Fun Spicy Cocktails Made With Hot Sauce

As you can see, there are plenty of ways to spice up your cocktails with hot sauce. Whether you want something sweet or savory, a Margarita or a Bloody Mary, each one has its own unique flavor profile that will tantalize the taste buds and wanting more!

Don't be afraid to try new combinations too, who knows what delicious concoctions await?

Whether you're hosting a party or just want to spice up your next happy hour at home, these creative hot sauce drinks are delicious and fun.

Cheers!

If you guys have some suggestions on cocktails that you think taste amazing with hot sauce, leave a comment down below and share with us!

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