With Cinco de Mayo around the corner, it’s the perfect time to enjoy Hornitos Tequila cocktails and get into the spirit for a fiesta. Whether you’re hosting the party or looking to be the guest bartender at your friend’s Cinco de Mayo party, be sure to bring a bottle of Hornitos Tequila and mix up one of these festive cocktails to get the fiesta flowing.
If you’re a fan of kicking back with a sweet, refreshing cocktail, try the Basil Paloma, combining Hornitos Black Barrel Tequila with grapefruit juice and basil sprigs. For those who prefer a spicy cocktail, enjoy the Muy Caliente, blending Hornitos Plata Tequila with lime juice and jalapenos for a little kick.
- 2 parts Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila
- 1 ¼ part fresh ruby red grapefruit juice
- 1 part fresh lime juice
- ½ part simple syrup
- 1 dash Angostura® bitters
- Basil sprigs
- Grapefruit slice
Preparation: Lightly muddle 2-3 basil sprigs in a shaker. Add remainder of ingredients into the shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a highball glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a basil sprig and grapefruit slice.
- 2 parts Hornitos® Plata Tequila
- ½ part lime juice
- ¾ part simple syrup
- 1 slice jalapeno
Preparation: Muddle jalapeño in a glass, combine remainder of ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake vigorously and strain into the glass over fresh ice.
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