What are some cocktails that go well with chili?

Cocktail Colin says:

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I have found some cocktails that would pair well with chili based on their ingredients and flavors. Here they are in order of their ratings: 1. Cocktail with a rating of 4.75/5: This cocktail contains vodka, lemon juice, Tabasco sauce, tomato juice, and Worcestershire sauce. 2. Cocktail with a rating of 4.41/5: This cocktail includes lime juice, ginger beer, tequila, and creme de cassis. 3. Cocktail with a rating of 4.01/5: This cocktail consists of lime juice, grenadine, Angostura bitters, and tequila reposado.
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Chili Pairing

You asked: What cocktails go well with chili?. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Bloody Mary

Love it or hate it, the Bloody Mary is a staple of any good cocktail bar.

Vodka (45ml), Lemon Juice (15ml), Pepper (Sprinkle), Tabasco Sauce (Dash), Tomato Juice (90ml), Worcestershire Sauce (2 dashes), Salt (Sprinkle)

7 ingredients
4.75 / 5

Mexican Firing Squad Special

The Mexican Firing Squad Special is a vibrant and tangy cocktail that combines the robust flavors of tequila reposado with...

Lime juice (20ml), Grenadine (12.5ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Tequila Reposado (60ml)

4 ingredients
4.7 / 5

El Diablo

The El Diablo cocktail is a tantalizing blend of vibrant and spicy flavors, which creates a refreshing and complex drink....

Lime juice (22.5ml), Ginger Beer (Top up), Tequila (45ml), Creme De Cassis (15ml)

4 ingredients
4.41 / 5

Cajun Michelada

A twist on the Michelada cocktail, this cocktail adds a kick with a combination of Tabasco® Sauce and Tabasco® Chipotle...

Lime juice (15ml), Tabasco Sauce (Dash), Lager (240ml), Tomato Juice (75ml)

4 ingredients
3.95 / 5

Chi Chi

The Chi Chi is a tropical cocktail that originated in the 1970s as a spin-off of the popular Piña Colada....

Coconut rum (60ml), Vodka (60ml), Pineapple Juice (Top up)

3 ingredients
3.8 / 5

Michelada Verde

A twist on the Michelada cocktail, this cocktail adds a kick with a combination of Tabasco® Sauce and Tabasco® Green...

Lime juice (15ml), Pineapple Juice (30ml), Lime (Wedge), Tabasco Sauce (Dash), Lager (240ml)

5 ingredients
3.78 / 5

Bloody Maria

The Bloody Maria is a popular and spicy twist on the classic Bloody Mary cocktail. It is believed to have...

Lemon (30ml), Tequila (30ml), Salt (Pinch), Pepper (Pinch), Tabasco Sauce (Dash), Tomato Juice (180ml)

6 ingredients
3.75 / 5

Spicy Samosa

The Spicy Samosa cocktail is an intriguing fusion of flavors that seem to draw inspiration from tropical and exotic profiles,...

Coconut rum (60ml), Vodka (60ml), Peach Schnapps (60ml), Lime juice (Top up), Orange juice (Top up), White rum (30ml), Tabasco Sauce (Dash), Mango Juice (Top up), Tropical Juice (Top up)

9 ingredients
3.63 / 5

Spicy Mexican

The Spicy Mexican cocktail is a bold and fiery blend characterized by the unconventional combination of sambuca, vodka, and tequila....

Sambuca (30ml), Vodka (30ml), Tequila (30ml), Tabasco Sauce (Dash)

4 ingredients
3.57 / 5

Bloody honey tequila

The Bloody Honey Tequila cocktail is a sweet and citrusy drink with a complex flavor profile that comes from a...

Lime juice (15ml), Tequila (30ml), Grenadine (Teaspoon), Lemon-Lime soda (Top up), Honey liqueur (30ml)

5 ingredients
3.55 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What cocktails pair well with spicy food?

Cocktails with citrus, ginger beer, or smoky flavors pair well with spicy foods as they can complement and balance the heat.

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Why do some cocktails include Tabasco sauce?

Tabasco sauce adds a spicy, tangy kick to cocktails. It enhances flavors and provides a unique twist, especially in drinks like the Bloody Mary.

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Does tequila go well with chili dishes?

Yes, tequila-based cocktails, especially those with lime or citrus notes, complement the heat and flavors of chili dishes very well.

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What is the best non-alcoholic drink to pair with chili?

Non-alcoholic options like limeade, ginger beer, or sparkling water with a splash of citrus can be refreshing and pair well with chili.

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Can spicy cocktails enhance the flavor of a meal?

Yes, spicy cocktails can enhance the flavors of a meal by adding depth and balancing other strong tastes, making the overall dining experience more enjoyable.

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