The Lone Star State’s reputation for doing things in a big way is legendary. And celebrating its independent heritage is no exception. March 2 marks the day Texas declared itself an independent sovereign country from Mexico in 1836.
Join us in celebrating the only holiday no other state can claim with these Lone Star libations! Try pairing these with the delicious recipe for Texas Caviar below.
Lone Star 1835 Bourbon
This full-bodied bourbon is aged in new charred oak barrels, adding a spice note to aromas of vanilla and caramel. Also available in cinnamon, cherry, honey and peach.
Independence Austin Amber
Burnt orange with a laid-back finish, this special blend of malted barley—lightly toasted to darkly roasted—creates layers of toasty sweetness.
Crisp, clean and refreshing, this vodka is available in a variety of delicious flavors, making it the perfect mixer for any cocktail!
Texas Caviar2, 15.5 oz cans black-eyed peas, rinsed & drained
15.5 oz can yellow corn, drained
10 oz can diced tomatoes & green chilis, drained
1 green pepper, finely chopped
1 red onion, finely chopped
1 ripe avocado, peeled & cubed
½ cup Italian dressing
2 tbsp lime juice
¼ tsp salt
Combine peas, corn, tomatoes, pepper and onion in a bowl. In a small bowl, blend dressing, lime juice and salt. Cover and chill for 1 hour. Stir in avocados and serve with tortilla chips.