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Cinco Options To Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With

Nicole Barylski

A Passion For Tequila. (Courtesy Photo)

Raise a glass to Cinco de Mayo with one of these tequila libations.

A Passion For Tequila: (Created by Yolanda Baez, NYC)

 • 1.5 oz. Tequila Don Julio Blanco
 • .75 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
 • 1 oz. Fresh Passionfruit Juice
 • .75 oz. Agave Nectar
 • Coconut Water to top

Directions: Combine Tequila Don Julio Blanco, fresh lime juice, fresh passionfruit juice, and agave nectar into cocktail shaker over ice. Shake well. Strain contents into a Collins glass over fresh ice and top with coconut water.

La Valoma:

 • 2 oz. Volcan Blanco Tequila
 • .75 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
 • 1.5 oz. Fresh Grapefruit Juice
 • .75 oz. Agave Syrup
 • A pinch of Salt
 • Grapefruit Wedge, for garnish

Directions: Combine Volcan Blanco, fresh lime and grapefruit juice, salt, and agave syrup in a shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously and strain over ice in a highball glass. Top with soda water and garnish with a grapefruit wedge.

1800 Guava Dreams:

 • 2 oz. 1800 Silver
 • 4 oz. Jarritos Guava
 • 1 oz. Coconut Cream
 • .75 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
 • Lime Wheel, for garnish

Directions: Shake tequila, coconut cream and fresh lime juice in a shaker with ice and strain into a highball glass over crushed ice. Top with Jarritos and garnish with a lime wheel.

Tanteo Jalapeño Pepino Diablo:

 • 2 oz. Tanteo Jalapeño Tequila
 • 1 oz. Cucumber Puree
 • 1 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
 • .5 oz. Agave Nectar (or Simple Syrup)
 • Jalapeño Slice, for garnish
 • Cucumber Slice, for garnish

Directions: Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice Shake well and strain into a Jalapeño salt-rimmed Cocktail Glass. Garnish with a jalapeño slice or a Cucumber Slice.

Cutwater Spirits Rayador Tequila Watermelon Marg:

 • 2 oz. Cutwater Tequila Blanco
 • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
 • .5 oz. agave syrup
 • .5 oz. watermelon juice
 • Dash of Spicy Bitters (optional)
 • Watermelon Slice, for garnish

Directions: Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker. Shake until cold and strain over fresh ice in a Tajin rimmed glass. Garnish with a watermelon slice.

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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