5 Southern Drinks for Cinco de Mayo

Posted: May 05 2014

 


1. Beer 'Garita

Ingredients

1 cup frozen limeade concentrate

1 cup tequila

1/2 cup orange liqueur

Crushed ice

1/2 to 1 cup cold beer



To prepare, stir together first ingredients until well blended. Next, fill 4 medium glasses with crushed ice. Pour limeade mixture evenly into glasses. Then add beer to taste and enjoy!



2. Michelada

Ingredients

6 tablespoons spicy Bloody Mary Mix

1/4 cup fresh lime juice

1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

2 (12 oz) bottle of beer



To prepare, combine Bloody Mary mix, fresh lime juice, soy sauce, hot pepper sauce, and beer. Pour over ice and enjoy!



3. Jalapeño Margarita

Ingredients

1 thin slice jalapeño (pulsed)

Handful of celery leaves

6 oz fresh lime juice

Spoonful of confectioners' sugar

16 oz tequila

8oz orange liqueur



To prepare, pour tequila and orange liqueur into a pitcher. Then, mix first 4 ingredients together in a blender. Mix into pitcher and chill. Serve on the rocks in a salt rimmed glass and enjoy!


4. Redneck Margarita

Ingredients

1 oz Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey

12 oz triple sec

Margarita mix



To prepare, salt the rim of a mason jar and fill with ice. Pour in the whiskey, triple sec, and margarita mix. Garnish with a lime wedge and enjoy!



5. Classic Margarita

Ingredients

Fresh lime wedge

Margarita Salt

Ice

1/3 cup fresh lime juice

3 tablespoons orange liqueur

3 tablespoons tequila

1/3 to 1/2 cup powdered sugar

Garnish: lime slice



To prepare, Rub rim of chilled margarita glass with lime wedge. Dip rim in salt. Fill cocktail shaker halfway with ice. Ad lime juice, tequila, liqueur, and powdered sugar. Cover with lid and shake thoroughly until chilled. Strain into margarita glass, garnish with lime slice and enjoy!

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