With any Cinco De Mayo celebrations likely taking place at home this year, we’ve got two tequila-based cocktails that are elevated and premium, yet simple enough to whip up yourself. Whether you opt for an elegant Espolon Grand Margarita or a refreshing Espaloma, both of these cocktail recipes look to recreate the timelessness of a classic tequila cocktail but with a modern twist. —Vita Daily
Espolon Grand Margarita
This highly refreshing cocktail pairs sour lime with earthy tequila notes, adding Grand Marnier’s cognac and bitter orange flavour for a refined smoothness and a heightened drinking experience.
1.5 oz Espolon Tequila
1 oz Grand Marnier®
0.75 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
0.5 oz Agave Nectar or Simple Syrup (Optional)
Shake over ice. Strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice and a salted rim. Garnish with lime. Enjoy!
This is a nod to the popular Paloma, enjoy the fresh citrus taste with this refreshing Espolon Tequila highball that’s perfect for summer sipping.
2oz Espolon Tequila
0.5oz Lime Juice
4oz Grapefruit Soda
Combine and stir in a highball glass with ice and a salted rim. Garnish with lime. Enjoy!