Cocktail of the Week: Cabo Wabo’s Flying South for Winter

This drink and smooth and silky. Credit: Provided
This drink and smooth and silky.
Credit: Provided

New York City seems to be gearing up for a chilly winter, which is bad news if you’re a snowbird without an escape plan this season. But there is hope in the form of Flying South for the Winter. This dark-and-sweet cocktail features Cabo Diablo, a new 70-proof tequila from the Cabo Wabo line — and it’s infused with coffee liqueur. The flavor notes are enticing, with cocoa and vanilla lacing that familiar blue agave taste. But don’t be fooled by its devilish disguise: Cabo Diablo works in many easy home recipes, and you can add it to your shelf for about $22.99. Try this one to help combat your cold-weather blues.

Flying South for the Winter

Created by Jaime Felber, Boulton & Watt, NYC

Ingredients:
1.5 oz. Cabo Diablo
.75 oz. Campari
1.5 oz. Pineapple juice
.5 oz. Fresh lime juice
.5 oz. Simple syrup

Instructions:
Shake together and serve on the rocks.


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