With over 12.3 million cases of tequila sold last year on Cinco de Mayo – this staggering statistic only means one thing: everyone loves tequila, especially on Cinco de Mayo! With winter temperatures slowly fading, it is hard not get excited about celebrating Cinco de Mayo in the sun with a delicious tequila cocktail in hand.
Milagro Tequila has curated several new cocktail recipes that are easy to make and are perfect for all taste buds.
Created by Milagro Tequila National Brand Ambassador Jaime Salas
1 Part Milagro Silver
1/2 part Ancho Reyes
1/2 part Fresh Lime Juice
Hibiscus Tea and Cinnamon Syrup
Preparation: Combine all ingredients except soda and shake well. Strain over fresh ice into a rocks glass and top with Sparkling soda. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and lime wheel. **Hibiscus & Cinnamon Syrup – Make a simple syrup (2:1) with steeped dried hibiscus flowers and cinnamon sticks to taste.
2 parts Milagro Reposado
3/4 part Ancho Reyes
1 part Fresh Lime Juice
4 Pineapple Chunks
2 Basil Leaves
Preparation: Muddle pineapple and basil leaves in a Boston shaker. Add remaining ingredients and shake vigorously with ice. Strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish cocktail with pineapple and basil.
6 parts Milagro Silver
12 parts Guava Nectar (pink)
2 parts Ginger Simple Syrup
3 parts Lime Juice
Preparation: combine all ingredients in a punch bowl and mix. Top with Club Soda (Top Chico) or Prosecco.
Garnish: Lime wheels and white edible flowers to resemble guava flowers.
1 part Milagro Silver
½ part Ancho Reyes
1 part Mandarin Juice
½ part Lime Juice
1/2 part Agave Nectar
1 part Vanilla Dry Soda
Preparation: Combine all ingredients except soda and stir to mix well. Top with soda and garnish with lime wheels and dry ancho chile strips or garnished glass with dry ancho chile confetti over dehydrated lime wheel.