3 Cocktail Recipes To Make For Cinco De Mayo

Zoe Constantinidis | May 1, 2020 | Food & Drink

With the coming of Cinco De Mayo on Tuesday, Casamigos is providing a selection of cocktails for isolators to sip and enjoy. These fruity beverages are perfect for Zoom happy hour with friends or relaxing alone on the couch because it’s been a week.

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CASA PALOMA

2 oz. Casamigos Reposado Tequila

.75 oz. fresh grapefruit juice

.5 oz. fresh lime juice

.25 oz. agave nectar

Splash with grapefruit soda.

Garnish with grapefruit slice.

Combine all ingredients, except grapefruit soda, into shaker. Add ice, shake vigorously and strain in rocks glass. Add fresh ice, top off with grapefruit soda and garnish.

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SPICY STRAWBERRY BASIL MARGARITA

2 oz. Casamigos Reposado Tequila

1 oz. fresh lime juice

2 full strawberries OR .25 oz. strawberry puree by REAL

.5 oz. simple syrup

4 basil leaves

2 serrano slices

2 dashes Peychaud's Bitters

1/2 thick rim equal parts salt/sugar/tajín

Garnish with large basil leaf and serrano slice

Combine all ingredients into tin shaker. Muddle fruit/herbs. Add ice, shake vigorously and fine-strain into rimmed rocks glass. Add fresh ice and garnish.

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SMOKY CASA MARGARITA

2 oz. Casamigos Mezcal

1 oz. fresh lime juice

.75 oz. agave nectar

2 dashes orange bitters

Garnish with a flamed orange peel

Combine all ingredients into tin shaker. Add ice. Shake well. Strain into rocks glass. Add fresh ice. Garnish with a flamed orange peel.



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