Cinco de Mayo: The Best Drinks (Slideshow)

Citrónge Margarita Recipe

Give your margarita an authentic twist by using genuine Mexican orange liqueur. This cocktail uses Patrόn Citronge, an orange liqueur made in Jalisco, Mexico. Characterized by its clear, bright color and aroma of fresh, sweet, and bitter oranges with floral notes, this liqueur brings a crisp, orange flavor to your margarita for the perfect balance of sweet and sour, making it the ideal cocktail to serve at your Cinco de Mayo party.

 

Casa Noble Blood Orange Margarita Recipe

Blood oranges are always just a little bit better than the regular kind (such a lush color!), and a spicy margarita is just a little bit better than a regular one. This margarita has it all.

 

Cilantro Margarita Recipe

Fresh and lightly sweetened, this margarita is perfect for an outdoor event.

 

Coconut Margarita Recipe

At the Copamarina Beach Resort in Guanica, Puerto Rico, you can sip their signature Coconut Margarita in isolation at the beach or while relaxing poolside.

 

Margarita Premium Recipe

The Margarita Premium is the perfect drink to order for Cinco de Mayo at the Patio del Nispero restaurant at Hotel El Convento, a historic property located in the heart of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.

 

Mexican Mule Recipe

Another great use for those copper mugs you ordered to properly drink your Moscow Mules.

 

Mezcalita de Piña Recipe

Sweet, spicy, and lightly smoky — this is a great combination year-round.

 

 

Añejo Signature Margarita Recipe

Añejo — the best Mexican restaurant in Hell’s Kitchen for our money — doesn’t just make terrific Mexican dishes, it also produces some delicious cocktails.

 

Ole Smoky Moonshine Margarita Recipe

Add some spice to your fiesta this 5th of May with an Ole Smoky Moonshine Margarita. Poured right from the jar (as all moonshine should be), Ole Smoky has that southern kick – it’s a Mason jar fiesta!

 

 

Pineapple and Black Pepper Margarita Recipe

Sometimes it pays to take risks — in this case, black pepper and pineapple combine for an unexpectedly delicious treat!

 

 

Primo Cherry Margarita

Cherry and lime is a classic combination, making this great cocktail a fit for both cherry blossom season and Cinco de Mayo.

 

 

Rum Rita Recipe

La Concha Resort, the quintessential San Juan beach hotel and nightlife destination, serves an authentic rum version of the popular beverage, the Rum Rita.

 

Spicy Paloma Recipe

This spicy greyhound variation hails from the Roof at Viceroy Hotel in New York.

 

Strawberry Mango Margarita Recipe

The Doubletree San Juan celebrates with a fruity adaptation of their Strawberry Mango Margarita available at the hotel’s Café Pierre.

 

 

Frozen Tamarind Margarita Recipe

The new cocktail at Hyatt Regency Aruba’s Mexicado pairs the classic Mexican cocktail — the margarita — with a local Aruban ingredient — tamarind — to create a very refreshing cocktail.

 

Tequila Fiesta Recipe

Cilantro and pineapple pair beautiful in this killer cocktail.

 

Verde Palabra Recipe

Who would have thought to combine chartreuse and jalapeño syrup? Just like deep fried guacamole, this combination has no right to work, but it absolutely does.