Story by Tyler Schultz Photo by Lillian Reitz
What better way to heat up happy hour than by adding a little bit of spice to your drink? The Coastal Bend has a variety of incredible spicy cocktails for anyone looking for a hint of heat. With the weather cooling off, there’s truly no better time to enjoy a spicy drink that’s sure to warm you up. Here are five of our favorite spicy drinks in town.
The Goldfish’s South Texas Heatwave is one sure way to spice up your night out. Made with tequila, orange liqueur, citrus raspberry gum syrup, and jalapeños, this spicy cocktail will surely warm you up. Plus, there’s no better way to enjoy a heated drink than sitting outside at a patio bar in the cool breeze. 724 N. Mesquite St.
Made with house-made jalapeño pineapple tequila, freshly squeezed lime juice, and simple syrup, House of Rock’s SexyMexy is a Corpus Christi spicy must-have cocktail. Enjoy this signature drink over pizza to kick off a night of live music and fun. 511 Starr St.
Served with Creyente Mezcal, Avion silver tequila, Mathilde Pêche Liqueur, agave and mango nectar, and habanero tincture, this sweet and spicy cocktail is the perfect drink to heat up your evening. Whether out for the night or just having a drink with dinner, The Post’s Mango & Cash is the ideal drink for spice lovers. 411 Doddridge St. Suite 102
This spicy margarita is made with Thai Chili Tequila, Yuzu, and Combier Orange, pairing perfectly with any Thai dish on BKK’s menu. This cocktail, both sweet and spicy, is best enjoyed on a chilly night out over dinner with friends or loved ones. 3850 S. Alameda St. Suite 27
With your choice of beer and mix, the Hot Stuff Michelada comes topped with grilled jalapenos, hot and spicy candies, chamoy, and chili powder. The drink is packed with heat, sure to add a little bit of spice to happy hour. If you’re looking for less heat, Burger Beach Hideaway has some less spicy options as well. 6109 McArdle Rd.