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Enjoy Cinco De Mayo with these hand-selected cocktails that will keep the party going and your guests demanding más!

It’s a special day when a holiday involving elite cocktails falls on a weekend. Cinco De Mayo is going down today and regardless of tomorrow’s responsibilities, you deserve drinks to unwind.

We once again have the best hand-curated cocktail list on the net, so relax, unwind, and drink responsibly while celebrating Cinco!

BOSSIP’s Cinco De Mayo Drink Guide

Horton Rum Spicy Lime

Source: Horton Lime Soda / Hortons

Horton Rum Spicy Lime


1 Lime

1 Tajin

1 Jalapeños

1 Horton Lime Soda

Method: Wet the rim of your glass (lime works great). Dip your glass in tajin. Muddle 4 slices of jalapeños. Add ice. Fill your glass up with a Lime Horton! Sip back and have more fun!

Dos Hombres Mezcal Margarita

Source: Dos Hombres / Dos Hombres

Dos Hombres Mezcal Margarita


2oz. Dos Hombres Mezcal

.50oz. Agave sweetener (optional)

.75oz. Fresh lime juice

1oz. Cointreau

Method: Add all ingredients into a mixing tin with ice. Shake and strain into a large rocks glass. Pick your passion:

Spicy: Rim your glass with salt + chili powder

Sweet: Rim your glass with sugar + salt

Mezcal Unión Michelada

Source: Mezcal Union / mezcal union

Mezcal Unión Michelada


1 oz Mezcal Unión UNO

0.5 oz Lime juice

A dash of hot sauce (to preferred spice level)

Top with an ice cold Mexican Lager

Method: Combine all ingredients into a shaker. Add ice and shake. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass. Enjoy!

Spicy Cucumber Margarita

Source: Flecha Azul / Flecha Azul

Spicy Cucumber Margarita


1.5oz Flecha Azul Reposado

5 slices of Serrano Pepper

2 oz Cucumber Juice

Slice 1 cucumber. Blend well. Strain and press through a sieve.

½ oz Lime Juice

¾ oz Orange Juice

Tajin for the rim

Cucumber Juice

Method: Add reposado and serrano pepper to a cocktail shaker. Muddle. Add the rest of the ingredients and ice. Shake well. Strain into an ice-filled Tajin rimmed glass.

The Código 1530 Black Cherry Margarita

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The Código 1530 Black Cherry Margarita


2 parts Código 1530 Blanco Tequila

3 parts Filthy Margarita Mix

½ part Filthy Black Cherry Syrup

2 Filthy black cherries

Method: Make the margarita mix. Add Código 1530 Blanco Tequila, Filthy Margarita Mix, Filthy Black Cherry Syrup and a few ice cubes to a cocktail shaker. Cover and shake vigorously for about 10 seconds. Fill the prepared serving glass with ice. Strain the margarita mix into glass, garnish with 2 Filthy black cherries and enjoy. Cheers!

Blacklisted Low Sugar Margarita

Source: Blacklisted Brandy / Blacklisted Brandy

Blacklisted Low Sugar Margarita


2 oz Blacklisted Quince Brandy

¼ cup purified water

¼ teaspoon of orange extract

2 oz freshly squeezed lime juice

Directions: In a tin shaker with ice, shake everything together and serve in a coupe glass with optional Kosher salt on the glass rim.

PATRÓN Reposado Spicy Margarita

Source: Patron / Patron

PATRÓN Reposado Spicy Margarita


2 oz PATRÓN Reposado

1 oz Fresh Lime Juice

1 oz Agave Syrup

3 Seedless Jalapeño Slices

+Tajin Rim

+Lime Wheel for Garnish

Method: Gently muddle the jalapeño slices in the cocktail shaker. Add tequila, lime juice, agave, and ice to shaker. Shake and strain into a rocks glass rimmed with Tajin over fresh ice. Garnish with lime wheel and one more jalapeño slice.

Martini and Rossi

Source: Martini and Rossi / Martini and Rossi

Fiero Margarita


1.5 oz Patron Silver

.75 oz Martini & Rossi Fiero

.75 oz fresh lime juice

.5 oz simple syrup (1:1)

Method: Shake ingredients with ice and strain into rocks glass with ice. Garnish with a lime wheel, and salt rim (optional).


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