Jueves 18 de Octubre 2018

Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo

Toast to Cinco de Mayo with these tasty tequila cocktails.
Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo
Copa de Arandas.
Foto: Provided

Get your bar ready for one of the most clink-worthy holidays of the year with these three tasty tequila recipes courtesy of Familia Camarena Tequila. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Camarena Reposado Tequila
  • 1/2 oz Dry Vermouth
  • 1/2 oz Sweet Vermouth
  • 1/2 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 oz Italian Amaro
  • 3 oz Ginger Ale Mint for Garnish

Preparation:

Combine tequila, dry vermouth, sweet vermouth, lemon juice and Italian amaro in a highball glass. Mix well. Fill glass to brim with ice. Top with ginger ale and stir gently with a bar spoon. Garnish with mint.

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Camarena Silver Tequila
  • 1 tsp Agave Nectar
  • 1/2 oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • 4 oz Grapefruit Soda

Preparation:

Combine tequila, agave nectar and lime juice in a highball glass. Mix well. Fill glass to brim with ice. Top with grapefruit soda and stir gently with a bar spoon. Garnish with a lime wheel.

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Familia Camarena Silver Tequila
  • 1/2 oz Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 1/3 Cucumber, Peeled & Diced
  • 1 tablespoon Agave Nectar
  • 2 dashes Orange Bitters
  • 1 oz of Soda Water
  • Lemon Wheels and Mint Sprig for Garnish

Preparation:

Muddle cucumber thoroughly in shaker tin. Add Camarena Tequila, lemon juice, agave nectar and orange bitters. Add ice and shake thoroughly. Strain into a tall, ice-filled glass, and top with soda water. Garnish with lemon wheels and a mint sprig.

Courtesy Mixologist Duggan McDonnell, Cantina in San Francisco