It’s time for your favorite taco and tequila party! Cinco de Mayo is a yearly Mexican celebration that is widely known for its vibrant parades, folkloric dancing, distinct food choices, and of course, refreshing cocktails. Highlighting the country’s victory during the Franco-Mexican War at the Battle of Puebla, the cultural celebration has been on the limelight for centuries now and continues to get us excited ever year for the all the partying and festivities. With only a few days away, it's time to get creative with these Cinco de Mayo drinks!
If you love Palomas, then you’ll fall head over heels with this grapefruit refreshment. Prepared by blending white tequila and red grapefruit juice, you can add Cointreau to bring out a mixture of lemon-orange flavor. For a slightly spicy kick, you may sprinkle fresh chile to your drink.
Another cult favorite during the Cinco De Mayo is this sweet and spicy infusion of pineapples and jalapeños. In a cocktail shaker, combine your choice of tequila or mezcal with fresh fruits, agave nectar, and lime juice. Finish it off with some ice and enjoy this invigorating drink under the sun.
There’s nothing more amazing than indulging yourself with this fruity refreshment. This drink is actually very easy to make. Just splash peaches and raspberries into your choice of Moscato along with peach liqueur, then stir and refrigerate. You can also garnish the peachy-berry sangria with some fruit chunks and you’re good to go!
A tasty combination of mango and margarita, Mangorita will always be one of the staple drinks during Cinco de Mayo. This simple frozen cocktail is a fusion of tropical mangoes, tequila shots, and triple sec. For a fun kick, coat the glass rim with salt, lemon, and some chili powder. This will be a great way to get the party started!
A chili-infused tequila makes the cut with its vibrant colors and distinct flavors. This spicy tequila sunrise brings a whole lot of diversion to the classic cocktail. Making this fascinating drink is not as difficult as you think. Combine orange juice and spicy tequila like Tanteo Jalapeno-Infused Tequila, in a shaker, then pour into a glass. Gradually pour a table of grenadine into the glass. Don’t forget to garnish with jalapeño and orange slices!
You probably know by now that Cinco de May is perfect for anything spicy! Another peppery drink you may want to try this weekend is the hot Mexican martini. A mixture of tequila, orange juice, and vermouth spiked with speared olives, you will surely savor this minimalist yet delectable cocktail. For a tasty twist, dip the rim into a sugar or salt combo.
Be the talk of the Cinco de Mayo party and put your cocktail of choice in your very own PortoVino!
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