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Spice Up Your Cinco De Mayo With These Delectable Cocktail Recipes

On May 5, 1862 Mexican soldiers won a hard fought battle against the French in Puebla, Mexico. However that is all history and now May 5th means it’s time to indulge in Mexican cervezas and cocktails. Here are some luscious and refreshing cocktail recipes for you to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with.

Cocojito with TY KU Coconut Infused Sake


Ingredients:

  • 3 oz TY KU Coconut Infused Sake
  • 12 Mint Leaves
  • 1/2 oz Lime Juice
  • 1/2 oz Simple Syrup
  • 2 oz Cream of Coconut or Coconut Milk (Healthier Alternative)
  • Ice
  • 1 oz Club Soda
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Directions:

  1. Blend the TY KU Coconut Infused Sake, ice, limes, cream of coconut and mint leaves together in a blender until smooth
  2. Pour into glass, mix with club soda
  3. Garnish with mint sprig and/or lime wedge as desired

 

Creamsicle Margarita with Patrón Citrónge and Licor 43


Ingredients:

  • Licor 43
  • Patrón Citrónge
  • 1/2 oz Triple Sec
  • 4-6 oz Orange Juice
  • 1 oz Simple Syrup
  • 2 Drops of Vanilla Extract
  • Splash Lime Juice
  • Orange Zest
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Directions:

  1. Fill shaker with ice cubes
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and shake
  3. Strain into a cocktail glass
  4. Garnish with orange zest

 

La Concha Resort’s Rum Rita

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La Concha Resorts, the quintessential San Juan beach hotel and a nightlife destination, serves an authentic rum version of the popular tequila-fueled margarita with their delicious Rum Rita.

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ oz Don Q añejo
  • ½ oz Grand Marnier
  • 1 oz Lemon juice
  • 1 oz Simple Syrup
  • Salt (rim)
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Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients in a shaker
  2. Pour into a salt-rimmed glass
  3. Garish with a slice of lime

 

Frozen Tamarind Margarita from the Hyatt Regency Aruba

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Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Jimador Blanco Tequila
  • 1 oz. Tamarind juice
  • 1 oz. Lime Juice
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Directions:

  1. Blend all ingredients with a scoop of crushed ice
  2. Pour into a margarita glass with or without a salted rim

 

Spicy Sombrero

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Ingredients:

  • 1 Part Hornitos Plata
  • 2 Parts lemonade
  • 3-4 Dashes of Green Hot Sauce
  • Salt
  • Smoked Paprika Rim
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Directions:

  1. Rim shot glass with salt and smoked paprika
  2. Mix chilled lemonade, chilled Hornitos Plata and hot sauce in mixing glass
  3. Pour into shot glass

 

Citrónge Margarita

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Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. If using salt, place in a shallow dish. Moisten the rim of a rocks glass with a dampened paper towel, then dip in salt
  2. Fill the glass with ice
  3. Add PatrónTequilas, orange juice, lime juice and Cointreau
  4. Stir a few times until chilled
  5. Garnish with lime wheel and serve

 

*A sample was provided, however no compensation was received for this article

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