Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May, is a holiday that celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War.
DeLeón sent YRB a deluxe cocktail kit to help us celebrate with a delicious cocktail recipe!
DeLeón Spicy Serrano & Cucumber Martini
1 1/2 oz DeLeón Blanco Tequila
3 oz Fresh Pressed Cucumber Juice
1-2 Slices Muddled Serrano Chile
3/4 oz Fresh Lime Juice
2-3 Cilantro Stalks
3/4 oz Agave Nectar
Garnish: Cucumber Slice on a Gold Skewer
Garnish: Chile Verde Salt – Sea Salt with Ground Green Chile
Method: Muddle Serrano chile and cilantro in a shaker tin. Add DeLeón Blanco tequila, cucumber juice, lime juice, agave nectar, and ice. Shave vigorously and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a cucumber skewer.
DeLeón Tequila Blanco
Profile: Exquisite highland agaves are slowly roasted in traditional ovens for a subtle taste profile with a whisper of sweet agave, citrus, warm spice, and smooth vanilla on the finish
Taste + Finish: Opens up with a rich complexity driven by notes of coconut and fresh citrus with a hint of lime. Finished with warm brown spice and vanilla with unparalleled smoothness.