Summon the Spirit

Ghost Tequila is a glimpse of the possibilities that wait for us in the dark of night. It’s a celebration of the unknown, the surreal, and what lies ahead. Like a match struck in the dark, Ghost is the spark of excitement that runs down the spine after the lights go out.

A mysterious fusion of ghost peppers and 100% agave tequila, Ghost will fill you with fire—a brief, transfixing possession that’ll leave you bone-chilled and breathless. Whether you’re getting your kicks in a seedy dive or holding court with the chic and refined, Ghost is the perfect fuel for whenever the spirit strikes.

Our Story

Our Story

We love service industry because we are service industry.

It all started with a Boston bartender. In 2011, Chris was working at a new tequila bar with 120 different tequilas that very few people wanted to drink. His solution: create a tequila shot that would grab attention, taste great, and go down easy. Through this process he realized that guests were looking for a little more spice in their night…and their drinks. The result was a ghost pepper infused shooter that became a reason to visit his bar.

And with that, Ghost was born–an affordable tequila so smooth that even the person with the worst spring break tequila story would enjoy. From at-home experimentation to distilling in Mexico, the hero of our story perfected the recipe that’s igniting shots and cocktails alike.

When you consider how many brands are brainstormed in a boardroom, a tequila born in a bar sounds a little crazy. But what began as a bartender’s passion project has exploded onto the scene. And through everything, our service industry roots remind us that we’re here to entertain guests, inspire bartenders, and serve a tequila that leaves you with memorable nights…without mornings of regret.


Ghost Tequila is a marriage of flavors from around the world–namely 100% agave tequila from Jalisco, Mexico and and the infamous, India-born ghost pepper. This 80 proof spicy shooter isn’t for the faint of heart and will linger on your tongue long after it’s gone. Thanks to a mixture of all-natural ingredients, we can guarantee Ghost will go down smoother than the swill you had on spring break–no lime or salt needed. But if you get your kicks with cocktails, Ghost is the perfect base for a Spicy Margarita or a Bloody Maria.

Just don’t say we didn’t warn you.

Soft Silky Texture balanced with mysterious subtleties from the Far East will leave your palate wandering through the dark streets with a bright light.

Mineralized under palate highlighted by citrus notes of lemongrass with a hint of lime are followed by an intriguing approach of heat.

Notes of Black and Pink Peppercorn are beautifully interwoven with Pomegranate to create a finish that is formulated like a gorgeously choreographed dance that will leave you breathless.

– Greg Neises – Tequila Ambassador – Boston, MA


  • Ghost Margarita


    2 oz Ghost Tequila
    1 oz Lime juice
    1 oz Cointreau


    Rub the rim of the glass with the lime slice to make the salt stick to it. Shake the other ingredients with ice, then carefully pour into the glass (taking care not to dislodge any salt). Garnish and serve over ice.

  • Ghost Paloma


    1.5 ounces Ghost Tequila

    1.5 ounces grapefruit juice

    0.5 ounce club soda


    Combine Ghost with the grapefruit juice and shake. Pour over fresh ice in a margarita glass. Top off with club soda and garnish with a lime wedge.

  • Ghost Bloody Maria


    1.5 ounces Ghost Tequila

    4 ounces of your favorite Bloody Mary mix (e.g., Zing Zang)


    Fill a pint glass with ice. Add 1 ½ oz of Ghost and top off with your favorite Bloody Mary mix. Garnish as you see fit.

  • Ghost Mexican Mule


    1.5 ounces Ghost Tequila

    2 ounces ginger beer

    0.25 ounce lime juice


    Fill a copper mule mug with ice. Add Ghost, fresh lime juice and top off with the ginger beer. Garnish with a lime wedge.

  • Ghost Negroni


    1 ounce Campari
    1 ounce Ghost
    1 ounce sweet vermouth
    1 orange wheel, for garnishing


    Fill a chilled rocks glass with ice. Add the Campari, Ghost Tequila, and vermouth, and stir well. Garnish with the orange wheel and serve.

Find Ghost Tequila

We’re always adding new locations to our roster – day by day and shot by shot. Check below each week to see where you can find Ghost. And if your favorite bar doesn’t carry us, harass them until they do.

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Ghost Tour

Ghost Tequila is coming to your town–and you’ll know it when we do.

In every major city where Ghost is sold, you’ll be able to find a Ghost ambassador just waiting to pour you a spicy stiff one.

Follow our social media channels for our latest whereabouts, and catch us if you can.

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