Grand Velas Riviera Maya Shares New Year's Eve Hangover Cocktail Recipe

the kraken cocktailNew Year's Eve is almost here. Grand Velas Riviera Maya is getting ready with a special Kraken cocktail which, the hotel claims, has special hangover-fighting properties. 

The Mexico resort will also host a New Year’s Day brunch ceviche bar in its Ambassador Pool area for travelers to get over the recovery blues. In addition, the hotel has shared the recipe for the Kraken:

The Kraken Recipe Ingredients

1 ½ oz     Joven (unaged) Mezcal
½  T         Maggi Sauce
½  T         Worcestershire Sauce
2 dash      Tabasco
2 T           Octopus, cooked and diced
5 oz          Amber Beer
5 oz          Clamato Juice
1              octopus tentacle, cooked
1 stalk      Cucumber
½             lime, juice only
                Salt for Rim


First, rim a beer mug with lime and salt. Next, pour Mezcal, lime juice, Worcestershire, Tabasco and Maggi Sauce in the mug. Then, add the diced octopus. Fill half the mug with beer and the rest with clamato. Finally garnish with a cucumber stick and the tentacle. Enjoy!