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Margaritas are a great way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. But they’re not the only way! Here’s one of my favorite tequila cocktails, the Paloma. This cocktail is a tall, cool and not too sweet. Tequila, lime and grapefruit juice (or soda). So nice on a hot day.
2 oz tequila (blanco or reposado)
1 oz lime juice
4-5 oz grapefruit juice or soda
1 pinch of salt
Build in a tall glass … Read more
Fresh mango is fantastic. It’s lightly sweet, and its tropical flavor can instantly transport you to a relaxing place. Put that in a margarita and you have a winner!
This delightful fresh mango margarita will pair equally well with spicy food on Cinco de Mayo or a lovely brunch or picnic on Mother’s Day. I may just do both … it’s that good.
By Brian Van Flandern, Tequila Don Julio Global Brand Ambassador
1 ¼ oz Tequila Don Julio Añejo
½ oz fresh lime juice
1 oz fresh pineapple juice
¼ oz simple syrup
Sprig of fresh rosemary, garnish
Muddle fresh rosemary into a cocktail shaker. Add Don Julio Añejo, fresh lime juice, fresh pineapple juice, and simple syrup into the cocktail shaker. Shake well and strain into a highball glass. Garnish with sprig … Read more
2 oz tomato juice
1 oz chipotle mix*
¼ oz lime juice, freshly squeezed
¼ oz A1 steak sauce
Dash Worcestershire sauce
Dash black pepper
Dash celery salt
Pinch of salt
Pour all ingredients (except for Corzo Silver) into a large shot glass and gently stir. Pour Corzo Silver into a separate shot glass. Serve with lime wedge and enjoy by sipping side-by-side.
1 – 8 oz can of chipotle … Read more
This blended cocktail is perfect for Cinco de Mayo … or any other day!
2 oz tequila blanco
1 cup fresh raspberries
½ oz orange juice
½ oz agave nectar
Half a lemon, juiced
Blend in blender with ice and serve in a champagne flûte.
Photo by Traveling Fools of America.
Created by H. Joseph Ehrmann
Elixir, San Francisco, CA
1.5 oz Espolón tequila blanco
12 oz bottle of Sidral Mundet
2 dashes Angostura bitters
1 squeeze of a lemon slice
Combine all ingredients in a 16 oz cup of ice and stir.
Courtesy of Tequila Espólon.
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