Cinco de Mayo Celebratory Cocktails

Cinco de Mayo is a day to celebrate all things Mexican. Sure, the holiday has cultural significance, but as with all things that evolve, May 5 also has become one of the biggest bar days of the year, especially for those seeking to pay homage to Mexican heritage. Crowds from all over come out for the raucous party, so make sure you’re offering specials for your guests. Find your best tequila, create an innovative Margarita and serve up cerveza cocktails to guests who are ready to revel in the refreshing flavors that highlight the best Cinco de Mayo has to offer.

Partida MargaritaPartida Margarita
Courtesy of Partido Tequila.

1 oz. lime juice (approximately the juice from one lime)
¾ oz. pure, organic agave nectar
¾ oz. pure spring water
½ oz. Partida Blanco, Reposado or Añejo
Lime, for garnish

Mix ingredients and serve in a Martini glass. Garnish with a lime.


funkin Pomegranate MargaritaFunkin
Courtesy of funkin mixers.

1½ parts tequila
1 part funkin pomegranate mixer
½ part triple sec
2 parts funkin lime juice
½ part can sugar

Add ingredients in a shaker, mix together and pour into a sugar-rimmed Martini glass.


La BanditaBandito
Courtesy of Frangelico.

¼ oz. Frangelico
2 oz. Espolon Reposado Tequila a