If tacos are on the menu for Cinco de Mayo tonight, you might want to pair them with a festive drink.

Mixologist Tyler Gillespie is sharing some fun cocktails that are beyond the traditional margarita.

Purple Pinata

Purple Pinata

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2oz. Hiatus Blanco Tequila
  • ½ oz. blueberry simple
  • ½ oz. fresh lime juice
  • Juice from half of a fresh squeezed orange
  • 1 lime slice for garnish

CRAFT:

  1. Fill ice shaker with ice
  2. Add all liquid ingredients
  3. Shake vigorously
  4. Strain over fresh ice into your glass of choice
  5. Garnish with lime slice
  6. Drink and Enjoy!

Spicy Sunset

Spicy Sunset

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 ½ oz. Mezcal
  • ½ oz. Aperol
  • ½ oz. simple syrup
  • three slices of jalapeño
  • 1 orange slice
  • Juice from half of a fresh squeezed lemon
  • Juice from half of a fresh squeezed orange

CRAFT:

  1. Muddle two jalapeño slices in the ice shaker
  2. Fill ice shaker with Ice
  3. Add all ingredients
  4. Shake vigorously, with a spicy attitude
  5. Strain over fresh ice into your glass of choice
  6. Garnish with half an orange wheel and jalapeño slice
  7. Drink and Enjoy!