Bottoms Up — May 5, 2016 at 12:28 pm

My Kind of Cinco with Sauza Tequila

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Happy Cinco de Mayo!!! Today celebrates Mexican victory in the Battle of Puebla and there is no bigger holiday for tequila than today. We teamed up with Sauza Tequila, to bring you inspiration for your Cinco de Mayo (or Cinco de Drinko as some like to call it). If you’re hosting friends for today’s holiday, there’s no easier way to whip up margaritas than in a big ol’ pitcher to make mixing cocktails as easy as possible. Plus, adding in some fun Mexican decor to make your fiesta more festive is definitely a plus.

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Whether you like your margarita the good old fashioned way or whether you like to spice things up with some added chili heat, Sauza brings you three delicious variations on the margarita for you to try this holiday. We even switched up their Perfect Pear Margarita by incorporating prickly pear syrup instead of pear syrup, which gave it a different flavor and vibrant color. Mix up any or all of these cocktails and let us know how it goes! And make sure to check out the hashtag #MyKindOfCinco on Instagram to see how we celebrated Cinco de Mayo!

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Perfect Pear Margarita (serves 8)

  • 2 cups Sauza® Signature Blue Silver Tequila
  • 1/2 cup lemon Juice
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1 cup simple syrup
  • 1 cup pear syrup
  • Rosemary sprigs

Mix all ingredients in an ice-filled pitcher. Serve in margarita glasses garnished with a rosemary sprig.

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Cucumber Chili Margarita (serves 8)

  • 2 cups Sauza® Cucumber Chili Tequila
  • 1 cup DeKuyper® Triple Sec Liqueur
  • 2 cups Fresh Lemon Sour
  • Juice of whole limes
  • Cucumber slices

Mix all ingredients in an ice-filled pitcher. Serve in margarita glasses rimmed with chili salt and garnish with a thin slice of cucumber.

Sauza® Classic Margarita (serves 8)

  • 1 ½ cups Sauza® Signature Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  • ½ cup DeKuyper® Triple Sec Liqueur
  • 1 cup lime juice
  • ½ cup simple syrup
  • Lime wheels

Mix all ingredients in an ice-filled pitcher. Serve in salt-rimmed margarita glasses garnished with a lime wheel.

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Twisted Talk: How are you celebrating Cinco de Mayo? What’s your favorite kind of margarita? Discuss below!

2 Comments

  1. Perfect! I am hosting a late cinco de mayo dinner party in a few months, a bunch of food bloggers are all bringing a plate, I reckon this will be the perfect addition. Refreshing and pretty too. :)

    • That sounds like so much fun!! I’ve tried all the margarita recipes and if you like something with a little kick, the cucumber chili one is really interesting and delicious! Have fun at your party!

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