Tipplers have their work cut out for them on May 5th! Cinco de Mayo AND Derby Day will be celebrated on the same day so what’s an imbiber to do?
Prepare yourself with a cocktail for each! Following are two cocktails- one a variation on the classic Margarita and one a tip of the cap to Derby Day circa 1940’s- perfect for the occasions at hand.
Our Mayan Temple Margarita is an eclectic mix of fruit and spirit. Siete Leguas Blanco Tequila is the star here, adding intense tropical tones and hearty spice to the cocktail.
Siete Leguas prides themselves on painstakingly slow, traditional methods in creating their spirit and it shows in the glass. The Blanco is joined by Rhum Clément Créole Shrubb Liqueur d’Orange, used instead of Triple Sec, along with St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur, Dolin Dry Vermouth, and fresh lime juice to balance of sweet and savory. Muddled golden pineapple and mint form the fresh and flavorful fruit base to the cocktail….