Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Tangerine Margarita croppedTo celebrate Mexican heritage and culture, we (as usual) turn to the table. We love Mexican food and flavors. Learn how to throw a Cinco de Mayo Taco Party make yourself some easy fajitas or mix up a bourbon-based Bluegrass Chihuahua And to keep the party rolling, here is a great margarita recipe:

Tangerine Mint Sparkling Margarita
Adapted from Saveur Magazine

Yield: One Cocktail


2 oz. fresh-squeezed tangerine juice ½ tsp. tangerine zest 1 oz. fresh lime juice 5 fresh mint leaves 2 oz. reposado tequila 1 oz. sparkling water Mint sprig, for garnish Tangerine peel twist, for garnish Directions In a cocktail shaker, combine tangerine juice, zest, lime juice, and mint. Using a muddler or the back of a wooden spoon, mash the mint with the zest. Add tequila and ice to shaker and shake thoroughly until chilled. Strain over a rocks glass filled with fresh ice and top with sparkling water. Garnish with mint sprig and tangerine peel twist, and serve immediately.

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