by Charlotte Chilton
Published on April 15, 2019 by www.townandcountrymag.com
When celebrating Cinco de Mayo is there really any other choice than a tequila cocktail? This year, whether you opt for the traditional margarita or shake things up with a smokey Mezcal drink, avoid the crowded and pricey Mexican restaurants and mix up these tasty cocktails instead. We've rounded up the very best cocktails to help you celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a fun fiesta at home. Here are the best drinks for Cinco de Mayo:
Ingredients: 2 oz tequila 1 oz triple sec 1 oz lime juice 1 lime cut into wedges
Instructions: Salt the glasses rim by dipping wet glass rim into salt dish and rotating. Combine all ingredients into a shaker, shake well and strain into the rocks glass over ice. Garnish with a lime wedge.
Margarita Al Pastor
Ingredients: 1 cilantro sprig .75 oz lime 1 oz pineapple juice .5 oz agave .25 oz Ferrand Curacao .5 oz Ancho Reyes Verde .5 oz St. George Green Chile 1 oz Espolon Blanco
Instructions: Add ingredients to a shaker and shake. Strain into a glass over ice and garnish with a pineapple frond, pineapple wedge, and cilantro.
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Ingredients: .5 oz Mezcal 1.5 oz blanco tequila 1 oz spiced carrot cordial .5 oz pineapple juice .75 of lemon juice
Instructions: Add all ingredients to a shaker. Shake and pour over ice into a glass with a chili salt half rim. Garnish with a baby carrot.