Natalie Suarez Gets in the Día De Los Muertos Spirit with this Tequila Cocktail

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"Natalie Suarez Gets in the Día De Los Muertos Spirit with this Tequila Cocktail"

This November 1 join our Mexican neighbors to commemorate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Believed that the souls of the dead return for the night, this holiday is a festive and joyous celebration that combines food, drink, and activities to honor your ancestors.

Perfect for November weather, influencer Natalie Suarez of Natalie Off Duty created her own take on a spirited Mexican hot chocolate using Tequila Don Julio, dark chocolate, coconut milk, and bright raspberry purée inspired by her Mexican heritage. This deliciously warm cocktail is made with her favorite tequila and Mexico’s drink of choice, Don Julio 70 – the world’s first añejo claro tequila.

Gather your friends this upcoming holiday and take part in this important Mexican celebration of life with the Sweet Spirit.

On November 1st you can check out Natalie’s Instagram for a BTS look at the recipe’s creation.

Sweet Spirit

Created by Natalie Suarez of Natalie Off Duty



1 1/2 oz Don Julio 70

1/2 a bar of dark chocolate

1 oz raspberry purée

1 tsp pure vanilla extract

2 cups coconut milk

Dash of ground cinnamon



Whipped cream



  1.  Combine the chocolate, raspberry purée, vanilla extract and cinnamon in a heated pan and whisk with amolinillo   (Mexican chocolate stirrer).
  2.  Serve into acalavera mug and add in the Don Julio 70. Swirl.
  3.  Top with whipped cream.


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