Whether you like it on the rocks, neat or frozen, here are six tequila based cocktails to enjoy on Cinco de Mayo.
1. Viva La Margarita:
Directions: Cover the rim of a margarita glass with sugar. Blend Skinnygirl® Spicy Lime Margarita, agave syrup and ice. Pour and garnish with lime.
2. Watermelon Paloma:
Directions: Add all ingredients except seltzer into a mixing glass and shake vigorously. Add seltzer and double strain into a Collins glass with fresh ice. Garnish with a cilantro sprig, watermelon wedge and rim the glass with paprika sea salt.
3. Weekend in Malibu: (Created by Rob Bennett of Blu Wolf Bistro)
Directions: Muddle strawberries with the tequila unless quite macerated. Add ice, margarita mix, and shake hard, until frothy. Pour into a tall glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lime wheel and strawberry slice.
4. Sauza® Classic Margarita: (Serves 8)
Directions: Mix all ingredients in an ice-filled pitcher. Serve in salt-rimmed margarita glasses garnished with lime wheels.
5. La Nueva York:
Directions: Combine first three ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously with ice to chill. Strain onto fresh ice in a Rocks glass and gently float red wine on surface of drink. Garnish with a lemon wheel.
6. Ginger Beer Margarita:
Directions: Add Jose Cuervo Tradicional® Silver, simple syrup, ginger beer and lime juice to a large glass with ½ cup ice; stir vigorously. Pour liquid into serving glass with a few ice cubes. Garnish with a lime wedge.