Believe it or not, la Dia de los Muertos, or “the Day of the Dead,” calls for tons of celebration, colorful festivities and lots of festive food and cocktails! If you’re planning a themed gathering of your own, you have to try this tart and flavorful blood orange screwdriver. It’s perfect for the occasion, and your taste buds will surely be thanking us later.
Thankfully, we’re diving straight into blood orange season in the next few weeks, there will be no shortage, so you can just keep ’em coming!
Blood Orange Screwdriver
- 4 oz chilled vodka
- 12 oz blood orange juice
Generously fill a glass with ice cubes
In a cocktail shaker, combine ice, chilled vodka and blood orange juice
Shake the cocktail thoroughly, and strain into the glasses with ice
Garnish with a fresh blood orange wedge
Although they’re our favorite, cocktails aren’t the only way to celebrate this traditional Mexican holiday, of course! To keep the festivities going, check out this fun tutorial on how to create a festive Dia de los Muertos face painting.