What To Drink At Cinco De Mayo If you Don't Want To Leave Your Home

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

 

 

Stella Artois Cidre Sangria Punch

 

 

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

Directions:
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.

Serve with Late July's NEW Cantina DIPPERS 

Serve with Late July's NEW Cantina DIPPERS 

While you're enjoying these cocktails you can try and make homemade salsa created by Late July Snacks CEO & Founder, Nicole Bernard Dawes

Ingredients:
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

Directions:
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.

Cocktails To Celebrate National Rum Day

You don’t have to be in the caribean  to enjoy a refreshing rum based cocktail

With National Rum day today, we are gathering our favorite cocktail recipetes to celebrate the day through the summer sunset.

“My favorite variation of the Classic Daiquiri, this is inspired by the Floridita cocktail but uses aged Flor de Caña rum instead of white rum for a bit more complexity.  I add in a thin orange twist to brighten the citrus notes.” – Ashela Richardson Flor de Caña Ambassador

For a Classic Rum Cocktail: 

Daiquiri al Marrasquino created by Ambassador, Ashela Richardson

  • 1.5 Part Flor de Caña 7
  • ¾ Part Fresh Lime Juice
  • ½ Part Simple Syrup (1.5:1 Sugar: Water)
  • ¼ Part Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur
  • Shake Vigorously and strain into Coupe
  • Garnish with Orange Peel
  • Daiquiri: Coupe Glass

For your Piña Colada Lovers: 

Piña Colada Fresca created by Ambassador, Ashela Richardson

  • 1 ½ parts Flor de Caña 7
  • 1 part coconut water
  • 1 part fresh pineapple juice
  • ½ part fresh orange juice
  • Swizzle over crushed ice and top with nutmeg and orange slice

For those looking for something NEW: 

Agua Colada created by Ambassador, Ashela Richardson

  • 1 ½ part Flor de Caña 7
  • 1 part coconut water
  • ¾ part fresh orange juice
  • ¼ part fresh lime juice
  • ½ pineapple gomme syrup
  • Serve: pebble ice
  • Garnish: grated nutmeg

Stormy Night

Created by Nils Boese, Jägermeister Global Brand Ambassador, Hildesheim, Germany

  • ½ part Jagermeister
  • 1 part Rum
  • ½ part Fresh Lime Juice
  • Ginger Ale or Ginger Beer

Build in Collins glass and top off with ginger ale or ginger beer.

The Salty Bird - Created by Lauren Schell

  •  .75 oz. Campari
  • 1.5 oz. Cruzan Black Strap Rum
  • 1.5 oz. Fresh Pineapple Juice
  • .5 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
  • .5 oz. Simple Syrup
  • Pinch of Salt

Combine all ingredients, shake and strain over fresh ice. Garnish with a pinch of salt, dehydrated pineapple.