Cinco De Mayo Cocktails With a Twist

Cinco De Mayo Cocktails With a Twist

Cinco De Mayo Cocktails With a Twist

May 5th is right around the corner and it’s nearly time to salt the glasses and celebrate.  Now, it’s no secret that Cinco De Mayo is a holiday typically enjoyed by consuming ridiculous quantities of cerveza and agave based spirits.  However, this year, maybe you’re looking to try something a little bit different.  Here are a few recipes that embody the spirit of Cinco De Mayo, but as you’ll see, they aren’t your traditional margaritas or mojitos.  So go on and give one of these unique Cinco De Mayo cocktails a try and spice up your weekend celebration!

CINCO DE MAYO COCKTAILS:

Cinco De Mayo CocktailsBasil Hayden’s® Bourbon Margarita

Ingredients: 

5 parts  Basil Hayden’s ® Bourbon
3 3/4 parts Grand Marnier
3 3/4 parts Rose’s Lime Juice or Fresh Lime Juice
5 parts Sour Mix

Instructions:

Mix or shake until combined. Chill and serve.
Serves 3-4

Cinco De Mayo CocktailsSpring Cocoa-Mint Mojito

1 part JDK&Sons™ Crave Chocolate Mint Liqueur
2 parts Cruzan® Aged Light Rum
6-10 Fresh Mint Leaves
1 part Fresh Lime Juice
Club Soda

Instructions:

1.     In a highball glass, muddle mint leaves and lime juice.
2.     Fill glass with crushed ice.
3.     Add rum and stir to distribute leaves throughout.
4.     Top with club soda and Crave Chocolate Mint.
5.     Garnish with a mint sprig and a lime wheel.

Cinco De Mayo CocktailsSweet & Spicy Margarita

Ingredients:

1 part JDK & Sons™ Crave Chocolate Chili Liqueur
2 parts Sauza® Blue Reposado Tequila
2 parts Fresh Lemon Sour
1 part Fresh Lime Juice

Directions:
1.  Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass over ice and shake
2.  Strain into a margarita glass with ice

Cinco De Mayo CocktailsChili’rita

Ingredients:
1 part JDK & Sons™ Crave Chocolate Chili Liqueur
2 parts Sauza® Blue Silver Tequila
3 parts Sweet and Sour Mix

Directions:
1.  Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass over ice and shake
2.  Strain into a margarita glass with ice
3.  Garnish with a lime wedge

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