Slideshow: 6 Texan Cocktail Recipes from Lucy's Fried Chicken in Austin

Chicken Lips ($6)
Chicken Lips ($6)
Leave it to Lucy's to take an oyster shooter over the top with a chicken salt rim and a sprinkle of chicken cracklings. When asked why they named this drink Chicken Lips, the staff laughed and explained that shooting it is sort of like making out with a chicken.

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Lucy Basilia ($7)
Lucy Basilia ($7)
Made with blackberries and basil, this juicy vodka cocktail is the ideal thirst quencher on a hot Texas day. Make a pitcher full if you're gathering with a crowd.

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Watermelon Crawl ($8)
Watermelon Crawl ($8)
There's a more sophisticated way to cool down than diving face first into a watermelon half. Try this summery gin-based sipper that's sweetened with watermelon juice and elderflower liqueur.

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Donkey Show ($7)
Donkey Show ($7)
If you're a fan of ginger, then this is your drink. This rum version of the Moscow Mule is extra gingery from the muddled fresh ginger root and ginger liqueur.

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Bee Sting ($9)
Bee Sting ($9)
In this Texan rendition of the Bee's Knees, Republic Tequila Reposado from Austin is shaken with lemon juice, honey, and jalapeno for earthiness and heat.

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