Twang’s 7 Tailgating Season Necessities


Get ready to fiesta like there’s no mañana this tailgating season! Twang, the beloved San Antonio-based, Latino-owned beer salt company — and the Official Beer Salt of Fiesta® San Antonio for the second consecutive year — is part of Texas culture and a cornerstone of the Fiesta spirit. And now, they’re here to elevate your tailgating experience with their award-winning essentials!


Twang’s journey began in 1986 when founder Roger Treviño embarked on a mission to share flavored salts inspired by a business trip to Mexico. From beer salt to flavored salt for food and drinks, cocktail rimmer blends, michelada mix, and more, Twang has become a cherished part of gatherings across the United States.


Twang’s recent achievements highlight its commitment to quality and flavor innovation, including winning Platinum, Gold, and Silver awards at The Drunken Tomato Awards. This recognition is a testament to Twang’s dedication to crafting the perfect seasonings for your tailgate parties.


When it comes to tailgating in San Antonio, it’s not just about cheering for your favorite team; it’s a celebration of flavors, friends, and fun. Twang understands this better than anyone, and their team curated a lineup of tailgating essentials that will take your pre-game party to the next level. So, whether you’re a die-hard football fan or just looking for an excuse to enjoy some delicious snacks and drinks, Twang has you covered. Let’s dive into the must-have tailgating essentials that will make your next fiesta unforgettable!


  1. Beernuts Cantina Mix

Kick off the festivities with a spicy twist! Beernuts Cantina Mix is the perfect snack companion for your favorite brews. It’s bold, savory, and designed to keep your taste buds happy throughout the game. This irresistible mix of crunchy nuts and savory spices is a flavor explosion that will have your guests reaching for more. Whether you’re a fan of peanuts, almonds, or cashews, this blend has it all. It’s the ideal munchie to keep your energy up as you root for your team.


  1. Miche Mix – A Marinade and Mixer in One

Why settle for the ordinary when you can have the extraordinary? Twang’s versatile Miche Mix elevates your tailgate cuisine and drinks in one go. This zesty concoction of spices and seasonings is a game-changer for marinating your meats before grilling. But that’s not all — it doubles as the perfect base for whipping up refreshing Micheladas, a classic San Antonio favorite. So, whether you’re firing up the grill or mixing up some drinks, the Miche Mix has got your back.


  1. Plenty of Dips

Tailgating season is dip season, and vice versa! Dips are an easy-to-make, shareable appetizer that can be enjoyed with everything from pretzels and pita chips to vegetables, making them a touchdown for various palates. Depending on how much time you have, add instant dip spice packets to tubs of sour cream for dips in a pinch, or visit your favorite cooking blog to make a dip from scratch. Either way, it’s bound to be a hit!


  1. Twang-a-Rita Salt for Seltzers

Seltzers are a hydrating tailgating favorite, and with Twang-a-Rita Salt, you can take them to the next level. Each Twang-a-Rita Salt flavor adds a unique twist to your drinks, making them even more refreshing and enjoyable. So, whether you’re sipping on a hard seltzer or mixing up a cocktail, Twang-a-Rita Salt will bring the fiesta to your beverages.


  1. Twangerz – Elevate Your Veggie and Fruit Platter

Tailgating is all about variety, and Twang’s Twangerz are the perfect addition to your veggie and fruit platters. These seasonings add a burst of flavor that gives basic crudites bigger flavors with the same addictive crunch. Sprinkle some Twangers on your cucumber slices, carrot sticks, or apple wedges, and watch how they transform into irresistible snacks. With flavors like Dill Pickle, Chili Lime, and Pickle Salt, these tiny flavor bombs are sure to be a hit at your tailgate party. Healthy snacking has never tasted this good!


  1. Low-ABV Beer

When your guests will be imbibing for hours at a time, ensure you have plenty of low-ABV beer options at the ready. Mexican lagers like Modelo and Pacifico are great options to have on hand. Don’t forget to check your local breweries or liquor stores for locally brewed options. 


  1. Beer Salt – The Ultimate Beer Companion

For true beer lovers, Twang’s Beer Salt is a must-have. Sprinkle it on your favorite brews to enhance the flavors and create a unique taste experience. Whether you prefer a crisp lager, a hoppy IPA, or a rich stout, there’s a Beer Salt to complement them all. The subtle saltiness and hint of citrus will elevate your beer-drinking game and keep you coming back for more. It’s the secret ingredient that turns an okay beer into a good one and a good beer into a great one.


So, as you gear up for your next San Antonio tailgate, remember to stock up on these essentials. They’re the flavor-packed companions that will make your party unforgettable. Whether grilling up a storm, mixing drinks, or simply snacking with friends, Twang’s products are the perfect addition to your tailgating arsenal.


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