Cocktails & Curiosities: American Horror Story: Freak Show Libations from Sauza Tequila

Sadly it’s almost time again to say goodbye to another season of American Horror Story. Season 4 of the acclaimed television series, American Horror Story: Freak Show, concludes soon, with only four episodes left of this addictive series. As the episode countdown continues, we thought it’s a perfect time to toast this wonderful TV show with American Horror Story: Freak Show-inspired cocktails from Sauza Tequila.

Sauza’s  Blue Silver and Blue Reposado 100% Agave Tequilas boasts the distinct flavors and notes to celebrate some of your favorite characters, as well as the setting for this dynamic show. You’ve watched all season long and experienced first-hand the dual personalities of Bette and Dotte, the fame-hungry Elsa and Jimmy’s need for normalcy. With four episodes left, the plot is as thick as Ethel’s beard! Take a seat and watch the countdown to the season’s finale unfold with one or more of these show-inspired cocktails.

Lobster Claw Crush – This tequila take on a Bloody Mary has a fun garnish that will also come in handy as a post-cocktail snack

1 1/2 parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
7 parts tomato sauce
1 squeeze of Sriracha Chili Sauce
3 dashes fresh black pepper
2 dashes Worcestershire sauce
Dash of celery salt
Dash of paprika
Dash of cumin
Juice of 1 lemon
2 olives, for garnish
1 lobster claw, for garnish (optional)
In a shaker filled with ice combine all ingredients. Shake well and pour into tall glass over ice. Garnish with olives and a lobster claw (optional).

Twist-tea the Clown – A classic, refreshing drink that will take you back to 1952

2 parts Sauza® Blue Reposado 100% Agave Tequila
1 black tea bag
4 parts water
1/4  cup sugar
Sprig of fresh mint for garnish
Lemon wedge for garnish
In a medium saucepan bring water, tea bag and sugar to a rolling boil. Stir until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and let sit for 15 minutes. Remove tea bag and pour into a glass with lemon. Cool sweet tea in refrigerator for several hours. When the tea is cool, add the Tequila. Pour over ice and garnish with a lemon wedge and a sprig of mint. Enjoy!

Bette & Dot – Just like the twins, this drink combines two different personalities – sweet and spicy – for one delicious margarita

2 parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
1 part frozen limeade
2 parts pineapple juice
1-2 dashes chipotle hot sauce
Chipotle peppers for garnish (optional)
Combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Serve on the rocks and garnish with a chipotle pepper.

Jupiter Juice – Warm and sunny, with a dark twist, just like the famed city where Freak Show takes place

2 parts Sauza® Blue Reposado 100% Agave Tequila
2 parts orange juice
2 dashes grenadine
Lemon wedge for garnish
In a glass filled with ice, stir together orange juice and tequila. Pour the two dashes of grenadine down the side so that it settles to the bottom of the glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge. Enjoy!

Are you going to miss AHS: Freak Show as much as we will? Just remember, the show may be ending, but these cocktails will last forever.

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