We know five is the magic number on Cinco de Mayo, but with so many flavor profiles to choose from, we couldn't stop at cinco drinks. From spicy to tropical to sweet, here are eight Cinco de Mayo-inspired cocktails.
El Coco Doble. (Courtesy Photo)
1. Sauza 901 Ruby Sparkler:
• 2 parts Sauza 901 Tequila
• 1 part fresh Grapefruit Juice
• 1/2 part fresh Lemon Juice
• 3/4 part Simple Syrup
• 5 Raspberries, plus more for garnish
• Lemon wheel for garnish
In a mixing glass, muddle five raspberries. Add remaining ingredients and shake. Strain before serving over ice in a highball glass. Garnish with skewered raspberries and a lemon wheel.
2. Partida Breakfast Margarita: (Created by Jacques Bezuidenhout)
• 1 3/4 oz. Partida Blanco Tequila
• 3/4 oz. fresh Lime Juice
• 3/4 ozz Cointreau
• 2 tsp. Orange Marmalade
• 1/2 oz. Agave Syrup (1 part Partida Agave Nectar, 1 part Water)
Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with an orange slice.
Camarena Caliente. (Courtesy Photo)
3. Spicy Cerveza Cocktail:
Partida Breakfast Margarita. (Courtesy Photo)
• 1 1/2 parts Hornitos Plata Tequila
• 1/3 part Lime Juice
• 1/3 part Simple Syrup
• 1 slice Jalapeño
• 4 parts Mexican Lager
• Salt for rim
Muddle jalapeño in a glass with a salted rim, combine remainder of ingredients except Mexican lager in a shaker, shake vigorously, strain over fresh ice and add Mexican lager.
4. El Coco Doble:
• 2 oz. 1800 Coconut Tequila
• 1 oz. Lime Juice
• .75 oz. fresh squeezed Grapefruit Juice
• .5 oz. simple Syrup
Shake with ice and strain into a Collins glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with spent lime shell.
Spicy Cerveza Cocktail and The Golden Margarita. (Courtesy Photos)
5. The Golden Margarita:
• 2 oz. Maestro Dobel Reposado Tequila
• 1 oz. fresh Lime Juice
• 1/2 oz. Agave Nectar
• 4 dashes Angostura Bitters
• 4 dashes Chocolate Bitters
Combine ingredients over ice, shake and serve in coupe. Add Angostura and chocolate bitters.
Sauza 901 Ruby Sparkler. (Courtesy Photo)
6. Camarena Caliente:
• 2 oz. Camarena Silver Tequila
• 3/4 oz. Triple Sec
• 1/2 oz. Sour Mix
• 1 slice Pineapple, muddled
• Cayenne and Cinnamon (Note: Can substitute chili powder for cayenne if not available)
Shake and strain over ice. Sugar rim and garnish with a spice-dusted pineapple spear.
Pinnacle Peppery Pineapple. (Courtesy Photo)
7. Spice of Life: (Created by Damian Winsdor of Power House in LA.)
• 1 oz. Roca Patron
• 1 oz. Patron Citronge Lime
• 1 oz. Frangelico
• 2 Strawberries
• .5 oz. lime juice
• 2 Slices of jalapeno
Muddle strawberries to a paste, add liquid ingredients and cubed ice, shake and strain onto fresh ice in a double old fashioned glass and garnish with a half strawberry and jalapeno slices.
8. Pinnacle Peppery Pineapple:
• 1 part Pinnacle Habanero Vodka
• 1 part Pineapple Juice
• 1/2 part Fresh Lemon Juice
Rim glass with cayenne powder and crushed sea salt. Shake ingredients over ice and strain into a glass.
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
Hamptons luxury real estate specialist for 33 years, Andrea Ackerman offers outstanding expertise in the field.
Hamptons luxury real estate specialist for 34 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.
Calissa is Mykonos in the Hamptons.
Our menu focuses on seafood and Greek dishes such as salt baked fish, seafood pasta and Mediterranean mezze. Our wine list has been awarded The Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator and boasts the largest selection of rosé in the Hamptons. The name Calissa is derived from the brightest constellation in the summer sky.Our sister restaurants in New York are Amali and Bar Marseille, opening 2020 in the Rockaways. Calissa offers private dining spaces for groups from 10 to 300 people. To plan your next wedding, corporate event or gathering, please email email@example.com. 1020 MONTAUK HIGHWAY, WATER MILL
WordHampton Public Relations
We build client revenues and reputations.
Our reputation is built on delivering a strong media presence and, as a result, demand for our clients' offerings, resulting in a positive impact on sales. Successful campaigns start with understanding the goals of our clients and developing a customized strategy that will achieve those objectives.