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Jose Cuervo Has Margarita Variations For Cinco De Mayo

If you’re thinking that Cinco de Mayo is the perfect opportunity to take your classic Margarita up a notch, then we have four variations you need to try

By: Tiff Christie|May 4,2021

One of the most popular ways to celebrate Cinco de Mayo is to drink a Margarita. And sure the original is amazing with its mix of Tequila, Cointreau and Lime Juice but sometimes you need to take even the best classics up a notch.

Below we have four delicious, highly drinkable twists on your favourite Cinco de Mayo cocktail.

Watermelon Margarita

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Looking for a fresh twist on a classic margarita for Cinco de Mayo? This simple drink is delightfully refreshing and the perfect way to kick off the warm weather.

Ingredients

  • 1 1⁄2 oz. Jose Cuervo Tradicional Plata
  • 3 oz. blended and strained watermelon juice
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 3/4 oz. orange liqueur

Instructions

Slice watermelon into 1-inch cubes. Blend in a blender until smooth. Pour through a sieve to remove the pulp. Add Jose Cuervo® Tradicional® Plata, watermelon juice, lime juice, and orange liqueur to a cocktail shaker over ice. Shake vigorously until cold. Strain into a glass over ice. Garnish with a Lime wheel.

Cuervo Peach Margarita

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If you’re looking for something to sweeten up your classic margarita, try adding peach! This sweet addition is the perfect way to take your margarita from sour to sweet.

Ingredients

2 oz. Jose Cuervo Tradicional Plata

2 oz. lime juice

2 oz. peach nectar

Instructions

In a shaker, add ice, Jose Cuervo® Tradicional® Plata, fresh lime juice and peach nectar to taste. Run a lime wedge around the rim of the glass then dip the glass into salt. Garnish the glass with a lime wedge and enjoy! Serves 2. For extra summer refreshment, mix all ingredients in a blender with ice for a frozen version.

Garnish with Lime and Peach slices and salt

Grapefruit and Jalapeño Margarita

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Kick things up a notch this Cinco de Mayo with this spicy twist on the classic margarita.

Ingredients

1 1/2 oz. Jose Cuervo Tradicional Reposado

1 oz. of freshly squeezed red grapefruit juice

1/2 oz. agave nectar

1 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice

1 oz. orange liqueur

Instructions

Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker. Salt your rim if desired, shake, and pour over ice. You can add the jalapeño into the mixer and mix for a stronger kick, or add to the drink after and let sit for a minute before drinking.

Garnish with fresh jalapeño slices

Sage Lime Smash

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If you want to stray from the typical margarita, try something different with the Sage Lime Mash. It’s a perfect blend of flavours and features our Tradicional® Reposado

Ingredients

  • 2 parts Jose Cuervo Tradicional Reposado
  • 1 tsp agave syrup
  • 1/2 lime, quartered
  • 3-4 sage leaves

Instructions

In a shaker, add cut lime, sage leaves, and agave syrup. Muddle ingredients then add Jose Cuervo Tradicional® Reposado and ice. Strain into glasses over ice.

Garnish with Lime

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