Aye aye aye! Cinco De Mayo is here and I could not be more excited! I am such a tequila-loving girl, and my favorite part of the holiday is that there are so many variations on tequila cocktails and margaritas you could make! My ultimate favorites are the ones that are colorful, refreshing, boast bold flavors and get you in that party mood... From a Prickly Pear Margarita, to a Matcha Margarita, to a very gilded style Royal Gold Margarita, here are a few perfectly tantalizing margs that will get you and your friends in the Cinco De Drinko spirit!
Casamigos Prickly Pear Margarita
1.5 oz. Casamigos Blanco Tequila
1 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
.5 oz. Prickly Pear Puree
.5 oz. Sugarcane syrup (simple)
2 Dashes Orange Bitters
Combine all ingredients into iced mixing glass and shake vigorously for 8-10 seconds. Strain into rocks glass. Garnish with a lemon wheel.
Cointreau Matcha Margarita
*1 oz. Cointreau
*2 oz. blanco tequila
*¾ oz. fresh lime juice
*½ bar spoon (1 tsp) matchagreen tea powder
Shake Cointreau, tequila, fresh lime juice and matcha in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain over ice in a rocks glass and garnish with a lime wheel.
Allaire Privée Royal Gold Margarita
By Award-Winning Miami Mixologist, Josue Gonzalez from DÔA Miami Beach
3 oz. Allaire Collection Privee Tequila
1 ½ oz. Fresh squeezed premium lime juice
1 oz. Grand Marnier Cuvee du Centenaire - 100 Year Anniversary
Shaken over purified spring ice
Strained into a 24k Gold plated Shaker,
Coat half the glass rim with hand-harvested Sal de Ibiza Fleur de Sel
Pour into Waterford Crystal Margarita Glass
Garnish 24K Thai Elephant Gold Leaf coated lime slice
Served on silver plated platter with gold plated mixing spoon and gold plated straws
Allaire Royal Gold Margarita is available at DÔA in South Beach for $750 for one, $1000 for pair and $2500 as table side service leaving plenty of margarita to share!