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Break Out The Tequila: It’s Time To Toast To Cinco De Mayo

Nicole Barylski

The Air Mexico Flight offers an array of flavors. (Courtesy Photo)

It's all about the tequila on Cinco de Mayo, so chose your favorite recipe and get mixing.

1. Flirty Fiesta Margarita: You can't go wrong with a margarita.

Flirty Fiesta Margarita. (Courtesy Photo)

 • 1 part Sauza Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
 • 3 parts Cran-Raspberry Juice
 • 1.5 parts Lemon-Lime Soda
 • .5 part DeKuyper 03 Premium Orange Liqueur
 • 1 part Sanding Salt
 • 1 Lime Wedge (for garnish)

Directions: Run a lime wedge around half the lip of a glass and dip in sanding sugar to rim. Combine all ingredients in a glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lime wedge.

2. Vendado: W New York - Downtown is giving away a trip to the W Mexico City on Cinco de Mayo. Order a Vendado, and your drink could have a piñata with a two night stay certificate inside.

 • 1.5 oz. Mezcal
 • .75 oz. Lime Juice
 • .5 pieces of Kiwi
 • 6 leaves of Peppermint
 • 2 spoons of Sugar
 • 2 pieces of Raspberries

Directions: Muddle kiwi, raspberries, and peppermint. Combine all ingredients in a glass filled with ice.

Each Vendado will be garnished with a piñata. (Courtesy Photo)


3. Spicy Sombrero: Bring the heat this Cinco de Mayo with this cocktail with a kick.

 • 1 part Hornitos Plata
 • 2 parts Lemonade
 • 3 to 4 dashes of Green Hot Sauce
 • Salt/smoked Paprika Rim

Directions: Rim shot glass with salt and smoked paprika. Mix chilled lemonade, chilled Hornitos Plata and hot sauce in mixing glass and pour into shot glass.

The Spicy Sombrero is perfect if you love drinks that pack a punch. (Courtesy Photo)


4. Qui Tequila's Mexican Mule: This tequila twist on the Moscow Mule is available at Gemma at the Bowery Hotel.

• 1.5 oz. Qui Platinum Extra-Añejo Tequila
• 3 oz. Golden Ginger
• 3 Dashes of Angostura Bitters
• Garnish with Orange Twist

Mexican Mule. (Courtesy Photo)

Directions: In a mixing glass, add ice and all the above ingredients and shake vigorously. Strain over ice into a copper mug and garnish with an orange twist.

5. Air Mexico Flight: If you still can't decide your drink of the night, try the Hard Rock Cafe's Air Mexico Flight, three mini margaritas served in dessert glasses.

The base for all three:

 • 2 oz. Avion Silver Tequila
 • .75 oz. Cointreau Orange Liquer
 • 3 oz. Hard Rock Cafe Margarita Mix


Add one flavor to each glass:

#1 - .5 oz Monin Habenero Lime
#2 - .5 oz. Blue Curucao
#3- .5 oz. Monion Desert Pear

Directions: Garnish each glass with salt rim and a lime wedge.


Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com NicoleBarylski NicoleBarylski




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