From Blue Margaritas to Lime-Chile Beer, liven up your fiesta with delicious drinks. Salud!
- Ralph Anderson
Cinco de MayoLime margaritas are not the only way to toast this important day. May 5th celebrates an important military victory over the French in the Battle of Puebla.(It's a common misconception that Cinco de Mayo is Mexico's Independence Day. That's September 16th.) Surprise your guests by serving these new recipes for delicious drinks with Mexican flavor. Salud!
Rosa MexicanaThe lightly sweet flavor in this beer is created by adding a tablespoon of hibiscus syrup to a mexican lager beer such as Sol or Tecate.
SangríaRefreshing, fruity Sangría is a perfect choice for the wine drinkers at your gathering.
Shortcut SangriaGuests on their way? Shortcut Sangría is a speedier version of the original recipe.
Lime-Chile BeerBeer drinkers will love Lime-Chile Beer, a spicy twist on the traditional lime wedge in a beer bottle.
PalomaTart grapefruit juice and tequila mingle in this classic Mexican cocktail. Don't forget the lime!
SnakebiteThe "bite" in this Snakebite comes from adding hard cider to a dark Mexican lager such as Negra or Modelo.
Margarita de SandiaSweet, juicy watermelon is the perfect complement to woody tequila in our Margarita de Sandia.
Blue MargaritasAdd a splash of unexpected color to your affair with Blue Margaritas – the color comes from blue Curaçao liqueur, which also gives it its distinctive orange flavor.
Thyme for MezcalLIke tequila, mezcal is made from agave, except the plant is roasted in a tone-lined pit, resulting in an overt smokiness to the drink.
MicheladaThis adventurous combination features a Mexican pilsner beer such as Pacifico and 2oz of Bloody Mary mix. If desired, garnish with pickled jalapeño slices.
Fresh Ginger BeerNon-drinking guests will love tangy Fresh Ginger Beer. Garnish with a sugar rim and lime slices to give it a pretty cocktail presentation.
CheladaThis light and citrusy combination involves a Mexican pale lager beer such as Corona and 3oz of limeade. Garnish with a lime wedge if desired.
Mango MargaritaFor best flavor and texture, chill the ingredients before making sweet Mango Margaritas.