Black Gauntlet Cocktail Recipe



American Cocktail Company is happy to introduce our latest creation, The Black Gauntlet Cocktail Mixer. The cocktail was originally named after the real “Rum Runners” who inhabited the Florida Keys. We picked up where the Rum Runners left off and perfected the recipe. Ordinarily you can only find the Rum Zinger at very specific bars or clubs in America, but now you can serve it wherever you may be! American Cocktail Company has done all the hard work for you by hand crafting this mixer for your pleasure. Now all you have to do is follow our simple recipe to cultivate this amazing cocktail in seconds!

American Cocktail Company is just as excited as you are for Spring Break, and is the perfect time of year to try out new Black Gauntlet cocktail. For all our coffee lovers out there, the Black Gauntlet cocktail is a martini cocktail created by one of our favorite bartenders, Gaz Regan. This cocktail is a combination of espresso and tequila that will be sure to keep your energy going throughout the day. American Cocktail Company took the tough part out of the process by hand making this mixer for your enjoyment. Now all you have to do is follow the easy to read recipe to create this amazing cocktail.


  • 2.0 oz Gaz Regan’s Salted Espresso Martini Syrup
  • 1.5 oz Blue Nectar Tequilla
  • 1.0 oz Lemon Peel


  1. Combine tequila and syrup in a mixing glass filled with ice.
  2. Stir for 20 seconds and strain into a chilled coupette.
  3. Add the oils from the peel to the top of the drink and discard.

Bartender’s Tip

American Cocktail Company believes in a quality cocktails. That’s why we encourage you to use a high end tequila such as Blue Nectar to get the best tasting Black Gauntlet. Don’t have an official mixing glass? No problem! We have a top of the line mixing glass available here at our online store. We know this cocktail is amazing, but please remember to consume your drinks responsibly!

Additional Comments

As you follow the Black Gauntlet recipe you will be creating a cocktail that will be sure to give you energy and impress your friends. While this is one of our signature recipes, please feel free to play with the ingredients to discover mixtures and ingredients that compliment our margarita mixer’s one of a kind flavor. If you have any fun or exciting drinks that you created using this cocktail mixer, or any of the other cocktails that we have to offer, tag us at @americancocktailco and who knows, we may even end up featuring your creation on our social media or website!