Photography: Courtesy San Antonio Cocktail Conference

This cocktail offers a taste of the upcoming San Antonio Cocktail Conference — no shaking or advanced chemistry required.

The San Antonio Cocktail Conference 2018 Signature Cocktail has been announced! An inventive tequila twist on a timeless old classic, the Tio Mio embodies familiar hospitality and sets the stage for San Antonio Cocktail Conference (January 10 – 14, 2018), one of the great cocktail forums in the United States. As a taste of things to come, C&I offers the San Antonio Cocktail Conference 2018 Signature Cocktail recipe below. No shaking or advanced chemistry required.

Tio Mio

2 ounces Herradura Tequila Añejo
2 small dashes Angostura bitters
2 small dashes chocolate bitters
1¼ ounces agave nectar
Grapefruit peel, for zest and garnish

In a rocks glass combine agave nectar, Angostura, and chocolate bitters. Stir until nectar is completely dissolved. Add tequila and ice to glass and stir gently, quickly and briefly. Zest grapefruit peel over cocktail and garnish. Serve.


For more information on the San Antonio Cocktail Conference, visit the event’s website.

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