Log In   ·   Become A Member

Time To Stock Up On Your Tequila: Six Cinco De Mayo Options

Nicole Barylski

Weekend in Malibu. (Courtesy Photo)

Whether you like it on the rocks, neat or frozen, here are six tequila based cocktails to enjoy on Cinco de Mayo.

Viva La Margarita. (Courtesy Photo)

1. Viva La Margarita:

 • 4 parts Skinnygirl® Spicy Lime Margarita
 • 1 part Agave Syrup
 • 1/4 cup Ice
 • Sugar for rim of glass
 • Lime Wedge, for garnish

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:

 • 2 parts Hornitos® Plata Tequila
 • 1 part Watermelon Juice
 • 3/4 part Agave Syrup
 • 3/4 part fresh Lime Juice
 • 1 part Seltzer
 • Handful Cilantro
 • Paprika Sea Salt, for garnish
 • Watermelon Wedge, for garnish

Watermelon Paloma. (Courtesy Photo)


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.

La Nueva York. (Courtesy Photo)

3. Weekend in Malibu: (Created by Rob Bennett of Blu Wolf Bistro)

 • 1.5 oz. Soltado Tequila
 • .5 oz. Triple Sec
 • 2 muddled Strawberries
 • 3 oz. Housemade Margarita Mix
 • Lime and Strawberry, for garnish

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)

 • 1 1/2 cups Sauza® Signature Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
 • 1/2 cup DeKuyper® Triple Sec Liqueur
 • 1 cup Lime Juice
 • 1/2 cup Simple Syrup
 • 8 lime Wheels, for garnish

Sauza® Classic Margarita. (Courtesy Photo)


Directions: Mix all ingredients in an ice-filled pitcher. Serve in salt-rimmed margarita glasses garnished with lime wheels.

Ginger Beer Margarita. (Courtesy Photo)

5. La Nueva York:

 • 2 oz. Roca Patrón Ańejo
 • 3/4 fresh squeezed Lemon Juice
 • 3/4 oz. Simple Syrup
 • 1/2 oz. Red Wine
 • Lemon Wheel, for garnish

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:

 • 1 1/2 parts Jose Cuervo Tradicional® Silver
 • 1/2 part Simple Syrup
 • 3 parts Ginger Beer
 • 1 part fresh Lime Juice
 • Coarse Salt for lining rim

Directions: Add Jose Cuervo Tradicional® Silver, simple syrup, ginger beer and lime juice to a large glass with ˝ cup ice; stir vigorously. Pour liquid into serving glass with a few ice cubes. Garnish with 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




Related Articles:

Be the first to comment on this article. (Just fill out the form below)
 

Submit Your Comment

Please note, you are not currently logged in. Your comment will be submitted as a guest.
To submit your comment as a member, please click here.
Your Name:
Location:*
Comments:*
* Comments will be reviewed and posted in a timely fashion
* All fields are required
Question:*
Please type the word 'water'
(For spam prevention, thanks)
 
 
 
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/2027.gif
Advertise on Hamptons.com - Have your business be seen by over 2 million viewers including NEW searches
Hamptons.com- Our exclusive online magazine has 2.6 million Page Views YTD for 2015. Contact us to join our elite group of clients that benefit from having a presence on the Hamptons award winning publication www.Hamptons.com

D+J Concepts is known for a high-end cutting edge approach to design.
D+J Concepts is known for a high-end cutting edge approach to design with a balance between functionality and imagination. We skillfully and tastefully transform ordinary spaces into classic modern styles, which are understated, and luxe. We’re known for our modern transitional style incorporating antiques and modern elements for an unexpected edge.

Hamptons luxury real estate specialist for 33 years, Andrea Ackerman offers outstanding expertise in the field.
Hamptons luxury real estate specialist for 33 years, Andrea Ackerman offers outstanding expertise in the field. Trusted, experienced and successful, Andrea has solidified herself as the go-to broker of the Hamptons and a wholehearted advocate for her clients. A pioneer in the real estate industry on the East End of Long Island, she is driven by her passion for the business. Andrea is based in the Bridgehampton office of Brown Harris Stevens as a licensed real estate associate broker and consultant. Formerly, a principal partner and Senior Director at Brown Harris Stevens, Andrea now assists in developing their corporate strategy for the Hamptons region, advising other brokers and sales associates, as well as being one of the top producers and listors.