All week we’ve been counting down to Mexican Independence Day with our favorite healthy makeovers, traditional favorites and Mexican chefs. And with the weekend finally here, why not toast to the holiday with some of our favorite Mexican-inspired cocktails? From tequila-based margaritas kissed with bright lime, to mango nectar-infused drinks that bring to mind sunshine, here are five of our favorite cocktails with which to toast Mexican Independence Day – an event which signifies the bravery, spirit and pride of its people.
Margaritas are considered one of the country’s national cocktails and in a refreshing variation of this classic, ripe mango is accented by spicy chile for a tequila-based margarita that’s absolutely delicious. Get the recipe here.
Thyme to Enjoy
Silver tequila comes alive with the kiss of citrus grapefruit and herbaceous notes of thyme, this tequila cocktail is refreshing with its unique blend of sweet and savory flavors. Get the recipe here.
El Angel Cocktail
Celebrated mixologist Junior Merino’s tribute to Mexico features tequila, fragrant hibiscus flowers and fresh orange juice in cocktail that at once represents the bounty of flavors and products present within Mexico’s treasured cuisine. Get the recipe here.