Bottoms Up — September 29, 2015 at 12:20 pm

Get Drunk on Fall TV with Verizon FiOS


With Fall comes not only pumpkins, cooler weather, and sweaters and boots, but also the best TV shows! Both returning shows and new shows will entice you to stay inside once the brisk weather descends upon us, but we won’t be complaining! With the great service of Verizon FiOS, watching TV will be not only be enjoyable, but also a highlight of the day. No matter what show you’ll be tuning in to, we’ve got some amazing cocktails to pair with the best of them, making sitting on the couch that much better!

To suck down while watching American Horror Story: Hotel

Suite Satisfaction

Suite Satisfaction (Courtesy of Sauza Tequila)
1 part Sauza Blue Signature Silver 100% Agave Tequila
1/2 part DeKuyper Razzmatazz
3 parts chocolate milk
1 dash of Taza Chocolate Mexicano Extract
Chocolate shavings for garnish
Raspberry for garnish

Combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously. Strain the mixture into a martini glass rimmed with chocolate shavings. Garnish with a raspberry.

For added brain juice while watching The Big Bang Theory

The Bazinga

The Bazinga (Courtesy of Hornitos Tequila)
1 Part Hornitos Spiced Honey
1 Part Orange Juice
¾ Part Grapefruit Juice
Splash of Tonic
Orange Peel

Combine all ingredients except tonic in a shaker with ice, shake vigorously, strain over fresh ice and top with tonic. Garnish with an orange peel.

To loosen you up while watching Modern Family

Modern Mint Julep

Modern Mint Julep (Courtesy of Hornitos Tequila)
1 ¼ Parts Hornitos Black Barrel Tequila
½ Part Lime Juice
¾ Part Simple Syrup
Mint Leaves

Muddle mint leaves in a glass, combine remainder of ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake vigorously and strain into the glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a sprig of mint leaves.

To fuel your inner zombie while watching Fear the Walking Dead


Bloody Margarita (Courtesy of Cointreau Liqueur)
2 parts Cruz Reposado Tequila
1/2 part Cointreau Orange Liqueur
1/2 part agave nectar
1/2 blood orange squeezed
1 lime squeezed
1-2 parts filtered water

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain over fresh ice. Garnish with a blood orange slice.

Conquer your own empire while watching Empire


The Conqueror (Courtesy of Rosa Regale)
4 oz. Rosa Regale
1 oz. Grand Marnier
2 oz. Mango Nectar

Garnish with a pineapple cube and a strawberry.

To rev your engine while watching Satisfaction

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Naked Embrace (Courtesy of Niccole Trzaska, The Liberty NYC)
1 ½ parts Ménage a Trois Straight Vodka
¼ part fresh lime juice
1 ¼ parts lavender tonic

Combine all ingredients over ice and stir; garnish with a lime wedge.

To get you in the superhero spirit while watching Arrow

Good to be Green

Good to be Green (Courtesy of Sauza Tequila)
1 ½ parts Sauza Signature Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
2 parts limeade concentrate
½ parts triple sec
½ ripe avocado, chopped
½ cups ice
Avocado slice for garnish

Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Serve in a salt rimmed glass. Add an avocado slice for garnish. Enjoy!

For any other shows we missed on primetime television –

Primetime Paloma

Primetime Paloma (Courtesy of Hornitos Tequila)
2 Parts Hornitos Plata Tequila
2 Parts White Grapefruit Juice
2 Parts Club Soda
½ Part Lime Juice

Combine ingredients in a glass and serve. Garnish with a lime slice.


To learn more about Verizon FiOS and see if it’s available in your area, click here.

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for which I have received compensation. Please note all opinions are my own.

Twisted Talk: What Fall TV show are most looking forward to watching? Will you try out any of these cocktails? Discuss below!

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