Must-Have HORNITOS TEQUILA Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo

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Don’t settle for the same old margarita year after year! Instead, spice up your drink of choice and consider margarita alternatives from Hornitos Tequila for this year’s Cinco celebration – por favor.

Whether you’re looking to enjoy tequila neat, on the rocks, or in a delicious cocktail like a Paloma or the Mexican Mint Julep, Hornitos offers a premium selection of tequilas that are perfect for embracing the spirit of Cinco de Mayo.

Cheers!

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Watermelon Paloma

Watermelon Paloma
Watermelon Paloma

· 2 parts Hornitos® Plata Tequila
· 1 part watermelon juice
· ¾ part agave syrup
· ¾ part fresh lime juice
· 1 part seltzer
· Handful cilantro
· Paprika sea salt (for garnish)
· Watermelon wedge (for garish)

Add all ingredients except seltzer into a mixing glass and shake vigorously. Add seltzer and double strain into a Collins glass with fresh ice. Garnish with a cilantro sprig, watermelon wedge and rim the glass with paprika sea salt.

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Mexican Mint Julep

Mexican Mint Julep
Mexican Mint Julep

· 1 ¼ parts Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
· ½ part fresh lime juice
· ¾ part simple syrup
· Fresh mint leaves

Lightly muddle mint leaves in a shaker, add ice and combine remainder of ingredients. Shake vigorously and strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a sprig of mint leaves and serve.

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Hornitos Paloma

Hornitos Paloma
Hornitos Paloma

· 2 Parts Hornitos® Plata Tequila
· ½ part fresh lime juice
· 2 parts grapefruit juice
· Tonic

Combine all ingredients except tonic in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a Collins glass over fresh ice and top with tonic.

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