Tasting Notes

Tingala® buzz button liqueur is a handcrafted Colorado spirit designed to expand a drink’s flavor and mouthfeel. It is the first U.S. liqueur made from exotic flowers native to Brazil with a natural tingling taste. Our spirit creates a new, immersive dimension in cocktails. With …

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The Tingle

Tingala® takes your senses to another place. Think of the thrill of first making eye contact with someone, the exhilaration of punching the accelerator of a frighteningly fast sports car, or the rush you get from the beat of dance music. The way something feels …

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Bartender with Tingala Drink

How to Use Tingala

“The beauty of Tingala® is it modifies a cocktail in new and exciting ways. It’s versatile, flavorful, and like nothing else.” – Bob Tews, Tingala maker – For drinkers seeking the exceptional or looking to reimagine mixed drinks, award-winning Tingala buzz button liqueur is a unique …

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Drinking Tingala

In cocktails. Tingala® is made to be mixed. It is a versatile addition to cocktails, aperitifs and digestifs. Try Tingala as a modifier, accent or swapped out for a base spirit in classics such as a Martini, Margarita, Old Fashioned, or Bloody Mary. Or enjoy …

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Tingala Float Technique

Add a wow factor to almost any drink with a Tingala® float (or floater). When you want the intense tingling sensation up front, use this simple technique with a martini, mule, or mojito, or any cocktail, or with other beverages or mixers. Here’s how: • …

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Our Approach

“We do things a little differently at Tingala. You won’t find a dedicated distillery or a tasting room to visit. We are a lean, local family operation representative of independent, artisanal craft spirits makers.” – Tews Family – We make Tingala “flower to bottle,” using …

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Buzz Buttons

“Buzz buttons are an intense experience for the palate… The flowers take the palate on a crazy journey that can last a few minutes. The (Tingala®) liqueur does the same thing.” – Chris Tunstall, A Bar Above  —Buzz buttons, the flower buds of spilanthes plant, …

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About Us

by Eric Peterson, Company Week, April 3, 2020 Co-founders Susan, Bob, and Eric Tews are Bringing an Innovative — and Tingly — Craft Liqueur to Market. About a decade ago, a trip to Prague introduced Bob to absinthe, when it was still banned in the …

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The Tingala Wasp

What is the Tingala® Wasp About? Legend has it that a wasp is the source of Tingala’s mysterious tingle. People of Brazil’s Para region once told a creation tale that a wasp was attracted to the spilanthes flower, hovered very close, and accidentally stung it, …

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Bars & Restaurants

COLORADO–  DENVER area: Adrift Tiki Bar – 218 S. Broadway, Denver CO 80209 Agave Taco Bar – 2217 E Mississippi Ave, Denver, CO 80210 Bar Max – 2412 E Colfax Ave, Denver CO 80206 Denver Press Club – 1330 Glenarm, Denver CO 80204 Englewood Grand – …

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