In the mood to make some cocktails? Big fan of tequila? Then I know Cinco de Mayo is your style. There aren’t too many days where drinking is the basis of the day, and May 5th is the epitome of drinks, parties and festivities. Whether you’re going, bar hoping, or entertaining at home, it’s always good to know some cocktail recipes, find your favorite then take that recipe everywhere you go. Lets get started; we have a lot to cover…
Patron: Citrónge Margarita, Ingredients: 2 oz Patrón Reposado tequila, 1 oz Patrón Citrónge orange liqueur, Fresh Lime Juice, Splash of Orange Juice, Lime wheel for garnish. Method: In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add all of the ingredients. Shake well and pour into a martini glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.
Olmeca Altos Tequila: Paloma, 1 part Olmeca Altos Reposado, 1 ½ parts grapefruit juice, ¾ part sparkling water, ¼ part agave syrup, ¼ part lime juice
Build up all ingredients over ice and stir in a highball glass.
Raspberry and Pineapple Smash, 2 parts Olmeca Altos Reposado, 1 part fresh squeezed lime juice,1 part agave nectar,4 chunks of pineapple, 3 raspberries
Muddle raspberries. Build up all ingredients and stir in a rocks glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.
Sauza Tequila: Flirty Fiesta Margarita, 1 part Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila, ½ part DeKuyper® 03 Premium Orange Liqueur, 3 parts cran-raspberry juice, 1½ parts lemon-lime soda, 1 part sanding salt, 1 lime wedge (for garnish)
Preparation: Run a lime wedge around half the lip of a glass and dip in sanding sugar to rim. Combine all ingredients in a glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lime wedge.
Salsa at Sunset, 1 part Sauza® Blue Reposado 100% Agave Tequila, 1 part orange juice, 1 dash grenadine, Lemon wedge (for garnish)
Preparation: In a glass filled with ice stir together orange juice and tequila. Pour the dash of grenadine down the side so that it settles to the bottom of the glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge.
Don Julio: Citrus Equality Margarita Created by NYC Mixologist, Michael Parish, Ingredients: 1 1/2 ounces Tequila Don Julio Blanco, 1/2 ounce Agave Nectar, 1/2 ounce Fresh Meyer Lemon Juice. Preparation: 1. Combine Tequila Don Julio Blanco, agave nectar and fresh lemon juice into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well. 2. Pour contents into a rocks glass. Ideal Serving Glass: Rocks glass. Yield: 1 drink, no drink contains more than 0.6 fluid ounces of alcohol
Cascada, Created by NYC Mixologist, Thomas Waugh, This recipe yields 6 servings, to be enjoyed with friends. Ingredients: 6 ounces Tequila Don Julio Reposado, 6 ounces Sparkling Wine, 2 ounces Pear Brandy, 2 ounces Dry Fino Sherry, 2 ounces Simple Syrup, 2 ounces Fresh Lemon Juice, 3 Sliced Lemons. Preparation: 1. Combine Tequila Don Julio Reposado, sparkling wine, pear brandy, dry fino sherry, simple syrup, fresh lemon juice and 2 lemon wheels into a pitcher with ice. 2. Stir with bar spoon. 3. Pour contents into rocks glass. 4. Garnish with lemon wheel. Ideal Serving Glass: Rocks Glass. Yield: 6 drinks, no drink contains more than 0.6 fluid ounces of alcohol.
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