5 Fresh Cocktails To Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

By  May 02, 2014

We Glam girls love a cocktail hour, and with Cinco de Mayo on the horizon, we got the party started a little early thanks to Sauza. With Sparkling margaritas and plenty of tequila to mix things up, we curated a slew of cocktails, from Sauza and other brands, to share in the celebration of Mexico’s Battle of Pueblo. If you’re starting the festivities this weekend, here are a few options to add to your menu:

 

Flirty Fiesta Margarita

Flirty-Fiesta-Margarita

6 oz. Sauza Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
16 oz. Cran-Raspberry Juice
8 oz. Lemon-Lime Soda
2 oz. DeKuyper 03 Premium Orange Liquer
1 oz. Sanding sugar
5 Lime Wedges
*Serves 5

Run a lime wedge around half the lip of each glass and dip in sanding sugar to rim. Combine all ingredients in a pitcher filled with ice. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Margarita de Celebracion

Margarita-de-Celebracion

5 oz. Skinnygirl Margarita
Sliced jalapenos, muddled
Lime wedge for garnish
Salt for rim

Salt the rim of margarita glass. Pour Skinnygirl Margarita over ice, add muddled jalapenos, and garnish with a lime wedge.

La Paloma

Paloma

1 oz. Olmeca Altos Reposado
1 ½ oz. grapefruit juice
¾ oz. sparkling water
¼ oz. agave syrup
¼ oz. lime juice

Build up all ingredients over ice and stir in a highball glass.

Basil’rita by STK Meatpacking

stk-margarita

2 oz. Don Julio Tequila
½ oz. triple sec
Heavy splash of sour
Heavy splash of lime juice
Splash of grapefruit juice

Shake with fresh basil leaves into a salt-rimmed highball glass.

The Real Fresh Margarita

Tres-Agaves-Organic-Margarita

2 oz. Tres Agaves Blanco Tequila
1 oz. Tres Agaves Cocktail-Ready Agave Nectar
1 oz. fresh-squeezed lime juice
Lime wheel or wedge, for garnish (optional)

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice.  Shake vigorously, strain into a salted rim glass filled with fresh ice, and garnish if desired.

The Sauza® Tequila product and information have been provided by Sauza® Tequila.