What is Texas Sotol?

Smoother than whiskey, no burn like tequila and more versatile than vodka

By Robert Morin - SA Live Producer, John Marr - SA Live Videographer

What is Texas Sotol? It's a one-of-a-kind Texas spirit made from the evergreen sotol plant found in Texas and Mexico.

Still of Sotol plant

The taste is smoother than whiskey, less smokey than mezcal and it doesn't burn like tequila. If you want to find out more head over to Hot Joy where they're using it to make creative cocktails, or just go pick up a bottle of Desert Door.


Tropical Depression #3 recipe:

  • Desert Door
  • Jamaican Rum
  • Pisco (Brandy)
  • Gin
  • Lime
  • Orange
  • Honey
  • Passion Fruit
  • Bitters

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