The day has finally come, Cinco De Mayo is upon us, and we’ve put together the perfect drink guide to help you celebrate.
Rejoice, Friday has arrived, and not only is it here but it’s also Cinco De Mayo. Every holiday, we bring you the most comprehensive drink guides, but this one is perhaps the most important. Pull out the bar cart, grab the mixer, and let’s toast to Cinco De Mayo and Friday. With Memorial Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and the 4th of July coming up, Riedel Glassware would be ideal for all those delicious cocktails. The Riedel Rocks glass is ideal for most of the cocktails listed below.
The ultimate guide to Cinco De Mayo drinks from BOSSIP
Hope you covered the food because we have the drink recipes. Eat well, drink well and spend time with family and friends.
Tequila Don Julio Spicy Margarita
1 1/2 oz Tequila Don Julio Blanco
3/4 oz fresh lime juice
3/4 oz agave syrup
1-2 slices of Jalapeño (seeded)
Method: Crush 1-2 slices of seeded jalapeños in a shaker. Add Tequila Don Julio Blanco, fresh lime juice and agave syrup to the shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a rocks glass over ice.
Spicy Pineapple Margarita
2 ¼ oz Flecha Azul Reposado tequila
1 ½ oz pineapple juice
¾ oz fresh lime juice
½ oz cane syrup
3 slices of jalapeno
Method: Mix all the ingredients in a shaker. Crush the jalapeño slices, add ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a highball glass and add fresh ice.
Campante Spicy Mezcal Recipe
2 ounces of Mezcal Campante
1 slice of green Jalapeno
1 oz agave syrup
1 oz fresh lime juice
Method: Crush the Jalapeno (seeded and chopped) and the agave syrup in a shaker. Add the Campante and lime juice, then shake. Finely strain into a highball glass filled with ice. Top up with soda. Garnish with Jalapeno slices.
2 oz Illegal Mezcal Joven
1 oz lime juice
1/2 ounce agave nectar
Method: Add to shaker with ice. Shake. Pour the ingredients into a pre-salted highball glass.
1.5 ounce patron silver
.75oz Martini & Rossi Fiero
0.75 oz fresh lime juice
0.5 oz simple syrup (1:1)
Method: Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a rocks glass with ice. Garnish with a wedge of lime and an optional rim of salt.
2 ounces of Cantera Negra silver
5 oz Tepache Ginger
0.5 oz fresh lime juice
Mango and lime chili for garnish
Method: Add all ingredients to a copper mug over ice, stir and garnish with chili mango and lime.
DELEON TEQUILA SUNSET
1.5 oz DeLeon Reposado tequila
1 mixed orange wedge or splash of fresh orange juice
4 oz- Lemonade
Garnish with a slice of orange
Method: Combine in a shaker, shake well, pour into a highball glass and garnish with an orange slice.
DELEON REPOSADO PEACH MANGO MARGARITA
1 1⁄2 oz DeLeon Blanco tequila
1 1⁄2 oz peach puree
1 oz mango nectar
3⁄4 oz fresh lime juice
3⁄4 oz agave nectar syrup
Method: Mix in a shaker, pour into the glass and add the tagine and salt to the rim. Garnish with a slice of lime and a slice of peach.
ORANGE TOMMY’S MARGARITA
1 oz GRAY GOOSE® L’Orange Vodka
1 ounce Patrón silver
1 ounce of agave
1 oz fresh lime juice
1 orange wheel
Method: Pour GRAY GOOSE® L’Orange Vodka, Patrón Silver, Agave and lime juice into a cocktail shaker.
Shake and strain over ice into a highball glass.
D’USSÉ Sangria White Peach
12 OZ OF USSE VSOP Cognac
750ML Sauvignon Blanc
12 OZ Peach Cream or Peach Schnapps
12 oz peach nectar
1/2 cup diced green apple
1/2 cup diced peaches
1/2 cup sliced strawberries
Top lemon-lime soda
Method: Add all ingredients except the lemon-lime soda to a pitcher of sangria. Add ice. Stir until well blended. Pour into stemless wine glasses filled with ice. Top with lemon-lime soda. Recipe makes 4-6 servings.
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