Cinco de Mayo Cocktail Recipes

by Katie Schlientz
cinco de mayo cocktail recipes

If you’re a follower of IntoxiKate, you know I’m a huge tequila fan. So when Tres Agaves reached out to share Cinco de Mayo cocktail recipes from some of the best mixologists in NYC, I was all about sharing (just in time for this weekend)! Whether you are Derby-ing it up this weekend or celebrating with a fiesta at home, here’s a roundup of recipes I think you’ll love.

 

Cinco de Mayo Cocktail Recipes

cinco de mayo cocktail recipes

Ginger Margarita

Andrew Booth, Director of Food and Beverage of La Central NYC

Ingredients:

Directions:

All ingredients built in a shaker, add ice, hard shake, strain over ice and add garnish. Half salted Rim and lime garnish

cinco de mayo cocktail recipes

Doctor’s Orders

Created by Michael Parish of Broken Shaker

Ingredients:

  • 2 parts Tres Agaves Reposado Tequila
  • 1 part Spiced carrot cordial (freshly pressed carrot juice, chili salt, sugar)
  • ½ part fresh pressed pineapple juice
  • ¾ part lemon juice

 Directions:

Add all ingredients into a shaker. Salt half rim.  Add ice, shake and strain. Add fresh ice. Use a small spray bottle to spritz mezcal over top and add garnish. Baby carrot garnish and spiced salted rim (half tajin/half kosher salt).

 cinco de mayo cocktail recipes

Mr. Agave & Ms. Tuna

Created by Alex Valencia of La Contenta, NYC

 Ingredients:

  • 2 parts Tres Agaves Organic Blanco Tequila
  • 6 drops of the tequila-infused with Habanero
  • ¾ parts Lime Juice
  • ½ part Prickly Pear Puree (such as boiron)
  • ¾ parts Tres Agaves Agave Syrup  

Directions:

Add all ingredients in the shaker; add ice, shake and strain in coupe or martini glass.

  cinco de mayo cocktail recipes

Mandarina Rosa

Created by Jakob Hostetter, Beverage Director at Cantina 1838, NYC

Ingredients: 

Directions:

Rim glass with pink sea salt. Shake all ingredients together; double strain and serve straight-up in a martini or coupe glass. Garnish with a tangerine twist.

 

Ginger con Hielo

Created by Jakob Hostetter, Beverage Director at Cantina 1838, NYC

Ingredients: 

 Directions:

For the ice cube, mix together Triple Sec and Margarita Mix. Pour into king ice-cube tray and place piece of candied ginger in liquid. Freeze overnight. For preparing the cocktail, pour two parts of Reposado tequila over large ice cube in a rocks glass. Garnish with a lime twist.

 

 Recipes and photos provided by Tres Agaves.

 

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