Patrón Shakes Up Cinco de Mayo with Recipes and Virtual Bar Experience

Tuesday May 5, 2020

Tequila giant Patrón isn't letting social distancing get in the way of celebrating Cinco de Mayo. The brand will be hosting an epic five-hour Instagram live event with 20 bartenders from around the world shaking up their favorite cocktails. (5 p.m. - 10 p.m. EST)

Here are three recipes to get you started:

Perfect Patrón Margarita
1.5 oz Patrón Reposado
1 oz Patrón Citrónge Orange
.75 oz Fresh lime juice
.25 oz Simple syrup, to taste
Lime wheel for garnish
Kosher salt (optional)

Method: Combine ingredients in the cocktail shaker and shake with ice to chill. Strain into a salt-rimmed martini or rocks glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.

Basil Lime Margarita
2 oz Roca Patrón Silver
1 oz Fresh lime juice
1 oz Simple syrup
4 Basil leaves
Kosher salt rim
Lime wheel for garnish

Method: Combine liquid ingredients and 3 basil leaves in a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously with ice to chill. Strain onto fresh ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with a lime wheel and basil leaf.

Hacienda Margarita
1.5 oz Patrón Silver
.5 oz Patrón Citrónge Orange
.5 oz Fresh lime juice
.25 oz Agave nectar
Lime wedge for garnish

Method: Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake with ice to chill. Strain over fresh ice into a double old fashioned glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.

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