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If you’re staying in tonight, grab some friends and try one, or all, of these delicious cocktails perfect for celebrating Cinco de Mayo.
Feliz Cinco de Mayo, Westchester! Whether you’re heading out to sip on a refreshing margarita and enjoy live music or celebrating at home with a homemade cocktail and meal, we have you covered. Below is a collection of Cinco de Mayo cocktail recipes to help you celebrate the right way, with a drink.
1½ oz of el Jimador blanco (or substitute tequila)
1½ oz Bohemia (or substitute pale lager)
5 oz of fresh lemon juice
5 oz of tamarind syrup
2 dashes of orange bitters.
Shake all ingredients except beer with ice and pour over ice. Fill rest of glass with beer. Serve in a Collins glass.
2 oz Herradura Silver (or substitute tequila)
¾ oz red pepper juice
½ oz lime juice
¼ oz Cholula hot sauce (or substitute hot sauce)
¼ oz agave nectar
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.
Ingredients (20 servings):
1 bottle el Jimador Silver (or substitute tequila)
1 bottle Korbel Champagne (or substitute)
6 oz campari
6 oz agave Syrup
1 liter orange juice
¼ liter lemon juice
1 orange cut into slices
1 tray of raspberries
Add all ingredients to a large punch bowl, add lots of ice stir, cover and leave to sit 20 minutes before serving. Stir occasionally during service.
Spicy Raspberry Margarita
1½ oz el Jimador Reposado (or substitute tequila)
½ oz Chambord
1 oz Sprite
2 oz sour mix
3 dashes of Tabasco (or substitute hot sauce)
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.
The Horseshoe Margarita
2 parts Tequila Herradura Silver (or substitute tequila)
1 parts fresh squeezed lime juice
½-¾ part agave nectar (to taste)
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.