Beyond the Margarita: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with 6 Tasty New Cocktails
What if we told you that it was perfectly acceptable to not drink a margarita on Cinco de Mayo? (And no, we haven’t been hitting the Dos Equis bottle in the a.m.)
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While the beloved concoction is an all-time classic, it's sometimes tiresome to celebrate this festive holiday with yet another margarita. Instead, we recommend that you enjoy the best Mexican spirits in other cocktails that showcase smooth tequila and smoky mezcal.
It is possible to make thirst-quenching cocktails with fresh ingredients like a pro — and it will put that lukewarm beer to shame.
Tad Carducci and Paul Tanguay, also known as The Tippling Bros. — or two of the beverage industry’s most sought-after consultants and educators — have teamed up with spirit-recommendation app Distiller to develop six delectable drinks you should be sipping this Cinco. These luscious cocktails range from sweet to salty, highlight ingredients that are easily accessible, and, more importantly — are downright delicious.
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Spread out the guac and chips and host your very own happy hour this evening (or any night for that matter), but be sure to shake things up with some of the tastiest tequila cocktails you haven’t yet tried: