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Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Alright folks! We know it's a bummer having to be stuck inside now that spring has sprung and it's all sunny and warm. But that doesn't mean you can't celebrate this Cinco de Mayo in style! Our very own Craft Spirit Specialist and in-house mixologist, Steve Fette, has crafted up these delightful cocktails that will definitely impress all of the zoom attendees

Now get to shakin' and don't forget to tag @alliedbeveragenj on Instagram!

The Classic

2 oz. Partida Blanco Tequila

1 oz. Lime Juice

1 oz. Agave Nectar

Glass: Rocks

Garnish: Salt Rim and Lime Wedge

Procedure: Rim half the rim of a rocks glass with kosher salt. Combine ingredients into a shaker add ice and shake until chilled. Strain over fresh ice into a rocks glass.

Passion Rita

.25 oz. Agave Nectar

.5 oz. Lime Juice

.75 oz. Passion Nectar

1.5 oz. Don Julio Reposado Tequila

Glass: Rocks

Garnish: Cinnamon Sugar Rim, Lime Wheel, Brandied Cherries

Procedure: Shake ingredients with ice. Stain unto a salt rimmed rocks glass.

Watermelon Sling

4 Watermelon Cubes (1.5" x 1.5")

.25 oz. Honey Syrup

.5 oz. Lime Juice

2 oz. 21 Seeds Cucumber Jalapeno Tequila

Pinch of Sea Salt

Glass: Rocks

Garnish: Lime Wedge and Mint Sprig

Procedure: Build ingredients in a rocks glass. Stir to combine.

Pineapple Smash

2 Large Basil Leaves

.5 oz. Lime Juice

.5 oz. Agave Nectar

1 oz. Patron Pineapple Citronage

1 oz. Patron Reposado

Glass: Rocks 

Garnish: 5-Spice Powder Rim, Pineapple Leaves, Dehydrated Orange Slice

Procedure: Shake all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Strain over fresh ice and serve.

Hot In Here

2 oz. Tres Agaves Blanco

1 oz. Lime Juice

.5 oz. Agave Nectar

.5 oz. Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur 

3 Slices Jalapeno (Seeds Removed)

Glass: Rocks

Garnish: Jalapeno Slice and Salt Rim

Procedure: Combine all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well. Double strain (make sure to get all of the jalapeno out) into a rocks glass with fresh ice.

Sangrita

2 oz. Sutter Home Red Sangria

.5 oz. Jose Cuervo Tradicional Silver

.25 oz. Agave Nectar

.25 oz. Lime Juice

Glass: Rocks

Garnish: Lime Wheel

Procedure: Add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice. Stir until combined and well chilled. Strain over fresh ice.