Nowadays, the Pumpkin Spice Latte from Starbucks is a little bit of a controversial matter for Gen Z. Despite the truth that it’s endlessly scrumptious (a minimum of, I positive suppose so) many contemplate PSLs too fundamental to bear. While I nonetheless boast the Starbucks drink proudly on my IG, I get that the stigma would possibly sway others in the other way. So when I discovered a fall cocktail recipe that glad my pumpkin repair and put a spin on my go-to drink of selection, I couldn’t wait to share it.
Introducing the Pumpkin Pie Margarita, a.ok.a. the one factor you ought to be consuming within the fall after the clock strikes Five ‘Clock Somewhere. Not only is this margarita filled with pumpkin spice goodness but it actually tastes like your favorite fall pie. Sure, not everyone might enjoy PSLs, but everyone loves a good margarita—and there’s nothing fundamental about that!
And the most effective half about this drink? It’s surprisingly easy to make at dwelling. According to Colin, mixologist for Código 1530, the model’s aged tequila reposado superbly enhances the opposite components, together with maple syrup and pumpkin puree. I imply, how good does that sound?!
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“The pumpkin pie margarita is the perfect marriage of Mexican and American traditions, using Código 1530’s bright, flavorful, aged reposado to blend perfectly with the notes of fall,” shares Colin. “With maple as a carrier, it captures the bright, sweet flavors of pumpkin and is tied together with lemon juice for a refreshing citric component.”
The mixologist additionally shared that the drink is nice for each solo nights in or to serve at a festive soirée. With Halloween nearing, this Pumpkin Pie Margarita recipe simply would possibly persuade me to throw my very own spooky gathering (or beg one among my finest buddies to host one) so I can exhibit my drink-making abilities.
Colin additionally provides that this inventive cocktail doesn’t have an expiration date of October 31. “It takes mere minutes to put together and will wow all your guests for Thanksgiving, or any holiday party due to its beautiful color and unique garnishes.” Not to say, a great garnish paired with the drink’s orange hue makes the cocktail completely Instagram-worthy.
As for the inspiration behind the drink, it’s extra than simply pumpkin being the last word autumn taste. Okay, possibly it is that too—however I promise there’s extra to it. “We wanted to blend together traditional notes of our lands in Mexico with the lands of America, combining beautiful charred napa cabernet barrels, with the paramount fruit (pumpkin) of the season,” Colin shares of the Codigo 1530 crew’s mission when creating the recipe.
Ready to channel your inside mixologist and shake, pressure and garnish? Read on for the easy-to-follow recipe and be sure to ship us an invitation while you whip these up for your self!
- 2 oz Código 1530 Reposado
- 1 oz Pumpkin Purée
- 1 oz Maple Syrup
- 0.5 oz Lemon Juice
- Shake and pressure all of the components over ice.
- Wet rim in maple syrup and dip in cinnamon sugar.
- Garnish with a cinnamon stick and a dried orange.