Cinco de Mayo Strawberry Margarita

Take Cinco de Mayo to a new level with music, dancing, food, and of course, cocktails!

Food + Drink Cocktail of the Week Brian Webb

This article was published on May 5th, 2017

Cinco de Mayo Strawberry MargaritaOriginally celebrated in Mexico as a commemoration of the Mexican army’s victory over France in 1861, Cinco de Mayo is Spanish for ‘fifth of May’. The victory over France held historic symbolism, but today is considered a minor holiday, not a national holiday. However, in many west, southwest, and northwest areas of the United States, Cinco de Mayo began as a way to commemorate the cause of freedom and democracy during the first years of the American Civil War. Today, the date is a observed as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride. In true American style, the United States have taken Cinco de Mayo to a new level, hanging banners and hosting largest festivals to highlight Mexican culture, music, dancing, food, and of course, cocktails! In just a few minutes you can whip up amazing, fresh, hand-made strawberry margaritas that will bring any Cinco de Mayo celebrations to life!

  • 2 oz gold tequila
  • ½ oz orange liqueur
  • 1 cup fresh, hulled strawberries
  • ½ oz fresh lime juice
  • ½ oz honey

Place tequila and strawberry margarita mix into a blender. Add ice. Blend until smooth. Pour into a glass and garnish with fresh mint.

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