For those of you want to celebrate the holiday but stay in the comforts of your home below is a list of cocktails for you to make and everything you need to have celebrated the holiday without dealing with people from the outside world. Not a fan of tequila? Don't worry we've included options for even the pickiest of drinkers.
Celebración Punch Created by Milagro Tequila Ambassador, Jaime Salas
- Milagro Silver, 6 Parts
- Guava Nectar (pink), 12 Parts
- Ginger Simple Syrup, 2 Parts
- Lime Juice, 3 Parts
Combine all ingredients in a punch bowl and mix. Top with Club Soda or Prosecco. Garnish with Lime Wheels and White Edible Flowers
New Amsterdam Tropical Spiced Mule
- 1.5 oz. New Amsterdam Vodka
- .5 oz. Cinnamon Whiskey
- 1 oz. Pineapple Juice
- Top w/ Ginger Beer
Pour into an ice filled steel thermos or mule mug and stir together to combine/chill
For the beer lover you can drink the Stella Artois Cidre Sangria Punch created by Omar Flores, Casa Rubio (Dallas, TX), Serves 8 people.
- 1 honey crisp apple – cored and sliced thin
- 1 cup white grapes cut in half
- 1 cup white grape juice
- 1 lemon cut into wheels
- 3 orange peels
- 1 dash vanilla extract
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 1 cup apple sauce or non-alcoholic apple cider
- 1 tablespoons sugar
- 3 sprigs of mint
- 4 12-ounce bottles Stella Artois Cidre
In a large punch bowl add apples, grapes, grape juice, lemons, orange peel, cinnamon, vanilla, apple cider and sugar. Mix thoroughly and allow to macerate for 30-45 minutes. To finish the punch, add cold Stella Artois Cidre, ice and mint. Serve immediately.
Avión Blood Orange Margarita
- 1.5 oz. Avión Silver
- .75 oz. fresh blood orange juice
- .5 oz. fresh squeezed lime juice
- .75 oz. agave nectar
In a cocktail shaker add all ingredients with ice. Shake and strain. Serve over fresh ice and garnish with an orange twist.
This year, Patrón is providing cocktail kit deliveries with everything you need for a Cinco bash – including a mariachi band for lucky recipients.
So how do you get one? On May 5th, tweet #PatronMyCinco to purchase a Party in a Box (available in select cities) delivered straight to your doorstep within an hour of purchase. Select fans in each city will have a live mariachi band show up to complete your Cinco de Mayo party!
The Patrón Party in a Box includes ingredients to make the newly-crowned Patrón Margarita of the Year - the Coralina Margarita (reposado tequila, hibiscus and red wine), Patrón branded shaker, cups, napkins, chips and salsa.
While you're enjoying these cocktails you can try and make homemade salsa created by Late July Snacks CEO & Founder, Nicole Bernard Dawes
3-4 medium-large heirloom tomatoes, chopped/diced to 1/4″
½ medium onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 small bunch of cilantro, chopped
1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped
1-2 limes, juiced
Salt to taste
Optional ingredients: Mango, avocado, tomatillos, sweet corn, black beans
1. Prepare the tomatoes, onion, garlic, cilantro and jalapeño. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl and stir well. Juice the limes and add salt to taste. Consider adding other optional ingredients or prepare a second version using mango as a base. Can prepare up to an hour ahead.