Bartender Approved: Muchos Cocktails For Your Cinco De Mayo Fiesta

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Margaritas are the king on Cinco de Mayo, but there are also many more cocktails worthy of the holiday. This includes the bartender favorite, the Paloma. “Even better with Mezcal and a bottle of Mexican Squirt,” says Casey Lyons, lead bartender at Pacific Hideaway in Huntington Beach, California. “Just give me a bucket of ice and a grapefruit and please leave me alone.”

Another popular drink is el diablo. “This tequila drink combines creme de cassis, lime, and ginger beer, which is not only easy drinking, but absolutely refreshing,” says Cody Goldstein, cocktail consultant of Muddling Memories at The Flying Cock in New York City. “Oftentimes I will ask for the cocktail in a copper mug to make it extra cold. It’s a great alternative to the margarita for the holiday.”

But, those aren’t the only alternatives for Cinco de Mayo. Check out some other great choices below.

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