Cocktail: Cinco de Mayo

c_elizaBy Elizabelle…

Pure Editorial – Non Paid Post

As you know, Cinco de Mayo has emerged as the day to celebrate Mexican culture and heritage in the United States. What better way to celebrate than with authentic Mexican tequilas made out of 100% Blue Agave?!

Whether you’re planning to stay in or go out, Tequilas el Jimador and Herradura have Cinco cocktails that will make you ask for a second round por favor.

cocktail 1Tamarind Paloma

Ingredients:

  • 5 oz of el Jimador blanco
  • 5 oz Bohemia
  • 5 oz of fresh lemon juice
  • 5 oz of tamarind syrup
  • 2 Dashes of orange bitters.

Directions:

  • Shake all ingredients except the Bohemia beer with ice and pour over ice.  Fill rest of glass with Bohemia beer.  Served in a Collins glass.

cocktail 2Herradura Vesuvio

Ingredients

  • 2oz Herradura Silver
  • ¾oz Red pepper juice
  • ½oz Lime Juice
  • ¼ oz Cholula hot sauce
  • ¼ oz Agave nectar

Directions

  • Rim a coupe glass with cayenne pepper and salt mix Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake hard and pour into the chilled coupe glass.

cocktail 3Jimi Punch

Ingredients (20 servings):

  • 1 Bottle el Jimador Silver
  • 1 bottle Korbel Champagne
  • 6 oz Campari
  • 6 oz Agave Syrup
  • 1 liter Orange juice
  • ¼ liter lemon juice
  • 1 orange cut into slices
  • 1 tray of Raspberries

Directions

Add all ingredient to a large punch bowl, add lots of ice stir, cover and leave to sit 20 mins before serving. Stir occasionally during service

cocktail 4Spicy Raspberry Margarita

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ oz. el Jimador Reposado
  • ½ oz. Chambord
  • 1 oz. Sprite
  • 2 oz. Sour mix
  • 3 dashes of Tabasco

Directions:

In a shaker filled with ice, add ingredients and shake to mix. Pour into margarita glass rimmed with spicy salt. Garnish with a lime wedge.

cocktail 5The Horseshoe Margarita

Ingredients:

  • 2 parts Tequila Herradura Silver
  • 1 parts Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice
  • 1/2-3/4 part Agave Nectar (to taste)

Directions:

Combine all the ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake hard so that some of the ice melts, then strain over fresh ice.  Garnish with a lime wedge.

 

**21 and over  – please drink responsibly **

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