Cinco de Mayo Cocktails

Celebrate Mexican pride and heritage today by inviting your good friend tequila to the festivities tonight!
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Cinco de Mayo Cocktails

Celebrate Mexican pride and heritage today by inviting your good friend tequila to the festivities tonight!

-Chef Betty

Cinco de Mayo

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Today’s the day where tequila is your friend (even if it did cross you that one Spring Break in college). Get your amigos together tonight to celebrate in style with these festive cocktails, some authentic Mexican food, and maybe a piñata to really get the party started.

The Rockin Paloma
-Created by Mixologist Alex Straus, courtesy of Cabo Wabo TequilaRockin Paloma

Ingredients:

2 oz Cabo Wabo Reposado

3 medium Cucumber slices

1/2 oz Lime Juice (fresh)

6 oz Grapefruit Soda

1/4 oz Grenadine

Salt for rimming

1 Cucumber Slice (garnish)

Preparation:

1. Add Cabo, lime juice, and cucumber to pint glass, muddle, add ice and shake vigorously. Add soda to shaker and stir. Strain over fresh ice into a Collins glass with a salted rim. Drop the grenadine on top and allow it to mix in. Garnish with cucumber slice, serve and enjoy!

Tequila Sunset
-Created by Mixologist Alex Straus, courtesy of
Cabo Wabo TequilaTequila Sunset

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz Cabo Wabo Blanco

1 oz Pomegranate Juice

1/2 oz Framboise Liqueur

3/4 oz fresh Lemon Juice

1/2 oz Agave Nectar

3 oz Soda Water

Lemon Twist (garnish)

Preparation:

1. Place Cabo Wabo, Lemon Juice, and Agave Nectar in a shaker with ice, shake vigorously and strain over fresh ice into a Collins glass. Stir in Soda Water, and top with Framboise and Pomegranate. Mix into drink and serve with a lemon twist.


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0 thoughts on “Cinco de Mayo Cocktails

  1. FBNYC says:

    OOh, I’m totally making one of these and having some chips and quacamole tonight!

  2. danggirl says:

    Woohoo! Any excuse for a margarita!

  3. Fashionista says:

    MMM… definitely buying some Cabo Wabo tequila tonight!

  4. lovesbetty says:

    i love making cocktails for friends… gives me a sense of security in a world i have no control over!

  5. uptowngirl says:

    Yummy – I want to try one later!

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