The Perfect Margarita for Cinco de Mayo
The perfect tequila is neither too sweet nor too salty. It's made from all natural, high-quality ingredients. And, it has just the right amount of kick to accompany your guacamole. This year, celebrate Mexican heritage right on Cinco de Mayo with CORZO's Evolutionary Margarita, designed by Mixologist Jonathan Pogash.
Gone are the days of mixing margaritas with sugary Triple Sec or additive-laden tequilas. "The use of savory ingredients in this drink is one of my favorite trends that we're currently seeing a lot of at the bar," says Pogash. The Evolutionary Margarita is the prime example of fine tequila cocktails today, made from delicious fresh peppers and lightly sweet blue agave nectar. The combination perfectly complements the naturally sweet CORZO Reposado, which is made with twice the agave plants of normal tequilla as well as a triple distillation process to achieve the uniquely smooth CORZO taste. And with a green lime and red pepper garnish, colors from the Mexican flag, it's a perfect cocktail for the fifth of May.
Evolutionary CORZO Margarita
2 parts Corzo Reposado Tequila
1/2 part Grand Marnier
½ part or less blue agave nectar to taste
3/4 part fresh-squeezed lime juice
6-8 small chunks of yellow, red or orange pepper
In a cocktail shaker, muddle the peppers in the agave nectar and lime juice. Add the remaining ingredients and shake well with ice. Strain over ice into rocks glass. Garnish with a red pepper and lime flag.