Anyone can make a margarita for Cinco de Mayo, but if you want to kick it up a notch, try these great Cinco de Mayo Mexican inspired drinks made with el Jimador and Herradura tequilas. Enjoy!

Tamarind Paloma

Ingredients:

  • 5 oz of el Jimador blanco
  • 5 oz Bohemia
  • 5 oz of fresh lemon juice
  • 5 oz of tamarind syrup
  • 2 Dashes of orange bitters.

Directions:

  • Shake all ingredients except the Bohemia beer with ice and pour over ice.  Fill rest of glass with Bohemia beer.  Served in a Collins glass.

Herradura Vesuvio

Ingredients

  • 2oz Herradura Silver
  • ¾oz Red pepper juice
  • ½oz Lime Juice
  • ¼ oz Cholula hot sauce
  • ¼ oz Agave nectar

Directions

  • Rim a coupe glass with cayenne pepper and salt mix Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake hard and pour into the chilled coupe glass.

Jimi Punch

Ingredients (20 servings):

  • 1 Bottle el Jimador blanco
  • 1 bottle Korbel Champagne
  • 6 oz Campari
  • 6 oz Agave Syrup
  • 1 liter Orange juice
  • ¼ liter lemon juice
  • 1 orange cut into slices
  • 1 tray of Raspberries

Directions

Add all ingredient to a large punch bowl, add lots of ice stir, cover and leave to sit 20 mins before serving. Stir occasionally during service

Spicy Raspberry Margarita

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ oz. el Jimador Reposado
  • ½ oz. Chambord
  • 1 oz. Sprite
  • 2 oz. Sour mix
  • 3 dashes of Tabasco

Directions:

In a shaker filled with ice, add ingredients and shake to mix. Pour into margarita glass rimmed with spicy salt. Garnish with a lime wedge.

The Horseshoe Margarita

Ingredients:

  • 2 parts Tequila Herradura Silver
  • 1 parts Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice
  • 1/2-3/4 part Agave Nectar (to taste)

Directions:

Combine all the ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake hard so that some of the ice melts, then strain over fresh ice.  Garnish with a lime wedge.