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Come Party With Me: Cinco de Mayo — Drinks

When one hears the words, Cinco de Mayo, Mexican beer, and classic margaritas come to mind. However, why not shake things up and surprise guests with a different cocktail?

The agave negro combines tequila, lime juice, and blackberries to create a cocktail that is as refreshing as it is beautiful. A splash of Chambord provides the blush color and club soda adds a touch of fizz. To check out the recipe,

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Agave Negro

Agave Negro

Agave Negro

Ingredients

  1. 2 blackberries, plus 1 blackberry and 1 lime wheel skewered on a pick
  2. 1 cup ice
  3. 1 1/2 ounces reposado tequila
  4. 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  5. 3/4 ounce Simple Syrup
  6. 1/2 ounce Chambord
  7. 1 ounce chilled club soda

Directions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the 2 blackberries.
  2. Add the ice, tequila, lime juice, Simple Syrup, and Chambord. Shake well and pour into a rocks glass.
  3. Stir in the club soda and garnish with the skewered blackberry and lime wheel.

Makes 1 drink.

Join The Conversation
Leanne1078 Leanne1078 8 years
That sounds awesome! Even better than what I've been drinking lately, Three Olives Raspberry Vodka with soda water and a splash of cranberry juice.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Yum!
Food Food 8 years
Looks right up my alley!
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