Kyle Ford's Cinco de Mayo margaritas

Mixologist Kyle Ford shows off these delicious drinks for Cinco de Mayo!

Margarita Fizz

Makes 6.5 cocktails


13 oz. Blanco Tequila

6.5 oz. Cointreau

5 oz. fresh lime juice, fine-strained

6.5 oz. filtered water


1. Prepare batch in a large container and funnel into a soda siphon.

2. Charge with CO2 and keep on ice or in a refrigerator.

3. Serve over ice in a rocks glass.

4. Garnish with a lime wheel.

Smokey Margarita


1 oz. Anejo Tequila

1 oz. Mezcal

1 oz. Cointreau

.75 oz. Fresh Lime Juice


1. Shake all ingredients with ice.

2. Strain over ice in a hickory smoked salt-rimmed rocks glass.

3. Garnish with a lime wheel.

Lemon Basil Margarita


1 1/2 oz. Blanco Tequila

1 oz. Cointreau

1/2 oz. Lemon Juice

1/2 oz. Lime Juice

3 basil Leaves


1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and add ice.

2. Shake and strain over ice in a rocks glass.

3. Garnish with basil and lemon wheel.