Cinco de Mayo is a great opportunity to experiment with tequila and mezcal cocktails beyond the Margarita.
Cinco de Mayo (meaning 5th of May) celebrates the Mexican army’s victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War in 1862. The drink holiday has spread beyond Mexico and is celebrated around the world with colourful parades and parties and Mexican-inspired libations.
When it comes to drinks, there’s a lot more to Cinco de Mayo cocktails than the perfect Margarita or the Paloma cocktail. From sour style to a sparkling drink and smoky and sultry sippers, here are 5 of our favourite cocktails that are ideal for Cinco de Mayo celebrations. Click through the following pages to view the cocktails.