Don’t Fear the Repo

Yes, it has a strange name, but don’t all memorable cocktails? Don’t Fear the Repo gets its moniker from “Don’t Fear the Reaper,” a 1978 Blue Oyster Cult song. This original Vaca cocktail remains a bestseller and is available upon request. It’s super-delicious and easy to make at home.


1/4 oz. turbinado syrup*
3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
3/4 oz. Ancho Reyes
3/4 oz. St. George Spiced Pear Liqueur
3/4 oz. Reposado Tequila


Combine all ingredients in a shaker tin and fill with ice, shake hard for 15 seconds. Double strain all ingredients into a double old-fashioned glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a lime wheel.

*Mix two parts turbinado sugar (Sugar in the Raw) to one part water, heat and stir until dissolved.

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