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Cinco de Mayo cocktails. (Credit: Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka)

Cinco de Mayo cocktails.

Cinco de Mayo drinks: 10 cocktails to celebrate with

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo? We reached out to some drink companies and restaurants to find 10 fun cocktails to treat yourself to.

Pina margarita

INGREDIENTS: Fresh pineapple 2 oz. tequila 1 oz.
(Credit: Cointreau, Recipe by Kyle Ford)

INGREDIENTS:
Fresh pineapple
2 oz. tequila
1 oz. Cointreau
1 oz. lime juice
1 oz. pineapple juice
Cinnamon

Muddle fresh pineapple in the bottom of a mixing glass, then add tequila, Cointreau, lime juice and pineapple juice with ice and shake. Strain over ice in a cinnamon-sugar rimmed rocks glass and garnish with a pineapple wedge.

Slim and sparkling margarita

INGREDIENTS: 3 oz. SPARKLING ICE Lemon Lime 1
(Credit: SPARKLING ICE)

INGREDIENTS:
3 oz. SPARKLING ICE Lemon Lime
1 oz. tequila
Splash of Triple Sec
Fresh squeezed lime

Shake and pour ingredients into a chilled rocks glass rimmed in salt. Garnish with a lime slice.

Sweet spice & everything nice

INGREDIENTS:3 oz. Pink Grapefruit Sparkling ICE1 1/2 oz.
(Credit: Sparkling ICE)

INGREDIENTS:
3 oz. Pink Grapefruit Sparkling ICE
1 1/2 oz. vodka
1 oz. lime juice
Lime wedge
Sliced fresh jalapeno
Chili salt for rim of glass (Kosher salt mixed with chili powder)

Use a lime wedge to rub the entire rim of a chilled martini glass and dip into chili salt mixture. Combine vodka and jalapeno slices with ice in a shaker. Strain and pour into the chilled martini glass. Top with Pink Grapefruit Sparkling ICE. Garnish with jalapeno slices.

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Ruby slipper

INGREDIENTS:2 oz. Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka4 raspberries1
(Credit: Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka)

INGREDIENTS:
2 oz. Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka
4 raspberries
1 thin (de-seeded) habanero clove
1/2 oz. fresh watermelon juice
2 basil leaves
Splash of club soda

Muddle raspberries and habanero clove. Combine all ingredients, including one basil leaf, and shake vigorously with ice. Strain over fresh ice. Top with club soda and add basil leaf garnish.

Berry margarita

INGREDIENTS: 1.5 oz. tequila 1 oz. Cointreau ½
(Credit: Cointreau, Recipe by Kyle Ford)

INGREDIENTS:
1.5 oz. tequila
1 oz. Cointreau
½ oz. lime juice
½ oz. blackberries

Shake tequila, Cointreau, lime juice and blackberries with ice and strain into a sugar-rimmed rocks glass. Garnish with two blackberries on a silver toothpick.

Black current margarita

INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 oz. Herradura Silver tequila 1/2
(Credit: Nicole Horton; recipe from Honu Kitchen & Cocktails, Huntington)

INGREDIENTS:
1 1/2 oz. Herradura Silver tequila
1/2 oz. triple sec
1 1/2 oz. POM black currant juice
the juice of 1/2 fresh lime

In a shaker, combine Herradura Silver tequila, triple sec, black currant juice and lime juice. Shake lightly and serve with ice cubes in a rocks glass.

Cinco De Mayo’s minty mojito

INGREDIENTS: 5 oz. VOGA Sparkling Wine 1 oz.
(Credit: VOGA)

INGREDIENTS:
5 oz. VOGA Sparkling Wine
1 oz. Bacardi Limon Rum
6 Mint leaves lightly muddled
Splash of Lime

Muddle ½ of the mint leaves into the bottom of a collins glass. Shake and pour VOGA Sparkling and Barcardi Limon into a chilled tall glass with ice. Garnish with a lime slice and remaining mint leaves.

El coco doble

INGREDIENTS: 2 oz. 1800 Coconut The juice of
(Credit: 1800 Coconut)

INGREDIENTS:
2 oz. 1800 Coconut
The juice of 1 whole lime
3/4 oz. of fresh squeezed grapefruit juice
1/2 oz. simple syrup

Shake with ice and strain into a Collins glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with spent lime shell.

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Spicy margarita

INGREDIENTS: 2 oz. Blanco tequila 1 oz. Cointreau
(Credit: Cointreau, Recipe by Kyle Ford)

INGREDIENTS:
2 oz. Blanco tequila
1 oz. Cointreau
¾ oz. lime juice
2 slices jalapeno
A pinch of cilantro

Combine tequila, Cointreau, lime juice, jalapeno and a pinch of cilantro in a mixing glass and add ice. Shake and strain into rocks glass. Garnish with cilantro and jalapeno.

Mexican Salute

INGREDIENTS:1 part Hornitos Plata Tequila2 parts lemonade3 to
(Credit: Hornitos)

INGREDIENTS:
1 part Hornitos Plata Tequila
2 parts lemonade
3 to 4 dashes of green hot sauce
Salt/smoked paprika rim

Rim shot glass with salt and smoked paprika. Mix chilled lemonade, chilled Hornitos Plata and hot sauce in mixing glass and pour into a tall shot glass.

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