To help make your Cinco de Mayo celebration (and any other day of the year) more festive, the makes of Patrón are inviting folks to try some of their favorite margarita recipes:
Perfect PATRÓN Margarita
- 1.5 oz PATRÓN Reposado
- 1 oz PATRÓN Citrónge Orange
- .75 oz Fresh lime juice
- .25 oz Simple syrup, to taste
- Lime wheel for garnish
- Kosher salt (optional)
Method: Combine ingredients in the cocktail shaker and shake with ice to chill. Strain into a salt-rimmed martini or rocks glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.
- 1.5 oz PATRÓN Silver
- 2 oz Coconut water
- .5 oz Fresh lime juice
- .5 oz Simple syrup
- 7 Thin slices of cucumber, 3 for garnish
Method: Combine all ingredients (including 4 of the cucumber slices) in a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously with ice to chill. Strain onto fresh ice in a highball glass. Garnish with remaining 3 cucumbers.
Watermelon Basil Margarita
- 1.5 oz Patrón Reposado
- 1 oz Fresh watermelon juice or puree
- 1 oz Fresh lime juice
- 1 oz Agave nectar
- 3 Basil leaves or basil simple syrup
- Watermelon wedge or dehydrated lime wheel for garnish
Method: Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake with ice to chill.
Strain onto fresh ice in a double old fashioned glass. Garnish with a basil leaf and wedge of watermelon or dehydrated lime wheel.
More Patrón margarita recipes are available at www.patrontequila.com