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Thirsty Thursday: Cinco de Mayo Cocktails

Cinco de Mayo is on Tuesday, so I am getting you in the spirit with some spirits!  Below are a few martini and margarita cocktails that will help ou celebrate! 

Bare Red Chili Martini:

Cayenne Salt for the Rim (blend 3 Tbsp of margarita or kosher salt with Cayenne to taste; I added ½ tsp)

5 oz of Tequila

2 oz of Bare Margarita Mixer

Splash of Mango Juice

Chili Powder

Rim glass with some juice from lime and dip in the cayenne salt

Chill glass in freezer

Put all ingredients into shaker; shake and strain into chilled martini glass

Garnish with small red chili

Red Chili Martini from Bare Organic Cocktail Mixers

Red Chili Martini from Bare Organic Cocktail Mixers

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Bare Mixers are a natural, low-calorie cocktail mixer used for margaritas, martinis, and so much more made with only the simplest and freshest ingredients including 100% real fruit juices, purified water, and organic agave syrup. Bare comes in a variety of mixers such as margarita, lemon drop and pomegranate cranberry cosmo that blend well with nearly any liquor or spirit or can also be enjoyed straight up on the rocks. Bare Mixers are free of artificial flavors, high fructose corn syrup, and empty calories. Each mixer is only 17 calories per ounce and 51 per serving, making Bare Mixers a much healthier option than other mixers on the market.

And these three cocktails come from Powell & Mahoney:

Cinco De Mango: 

Combine 3 oz. Powell & Mahoney Mango Passion Fruit Margarita mixer and 1 ½ oz. 100% blue agave blanco tequila in a shaker. Shake and strain over ice into a Margarita or Old Fashioned glass. Garnish with a lime wedge. 

Jalapeño Margarita:

Combine equal parts Powell & Mahoney Jalapeño Margarita mixer and 100% blue agave blanco tequila. Shake and strain over ice into a Margarita or an Old Fashioned glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Mexican Sunburn:

Combine 2 oz. 100% blue agave blanco tequila, 1 ½ oz. Powell & Mahoney Jalapeño Margarita mixer and 1/2 oz. Powell & Mahoney Blood Orange mixer in a shaker. 

Shake and strain over ice into a Margarita or Old Fashioned glass. 

Garnish with a lime wedge.

Low-Cal Margarita:

Combine 3 oz. Powell & Mahoney Low Cal Margarita mixer and 1 ½ oz. 100% blue agave blanco tequila in a shaker. Shake and strain over ice. Pour into a Margarita or Old Fashioned glass and garnish with a lime wedge.

Stay thirsty…

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