Cinco de Mayo is a high volume day for most bars, and restaurants and to ensure success, it's important to both feature and carry top-flight brands from 墨西哥.
Here are the six liquors that every bar and restaurant need to stock to ensure a profitable and enjoyable Cinco de Mayo. The list includes a good selection of 龙舌兰酒 as well as one essential liqueur that your bar should be using daily anyway.
If you haven't tried these in your bar program, call your distributors and make sure to put these on your back bar. All of these Mexican spirits are guaranteed to make Cinco de Mayo better than ever 今年.
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在Amatitlan, Guatemala and Jalisco, 墨西哥, Herradura offers a range of 100% agave 龙舌兰酒s that reflect the classic lowland 龙舌兰酒 flavor profile.
丰富的, 郁郁葱葱的, and with a pronounced agave flavor, Herradura 龙舌兰酒s are perfect on their own and the plata also makes an amazing 玛格丽塔.
有趣的是, Herradura uses native wild yeasts that thrive in the microclimate around the distillery grounds to produce a taste like no other.
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At a suggested price point of $25, Jose Cuervo Tradicional Silver 龙舌兰酒 offers up great value to go along with its crisp flavor and a smooth finish.
Try this one on its own with a sangrita to enjoy its full flavor.
Even though Jose Cuervo Gold has long been a favorite among the 龙舌兰酒拍摄 drinker, you can do your patrons a favor by offering them this silver 龙舌兰酒. It is a far better option for shots and cocktails.
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Handmade, artisan 龙舌兰酒s from Guillermo Sauza, of Sauza 龙舌兰酒 fame. While the Sauza distillery was sold in the 1970s, Guillermo focuses on making perhaps the finest 龙舌兰酒s in 墨西哥 using painstakingly time-consuming, 以前的技术.
From crushing the agave pinas with a giant millstone to extract the juice to open-top fermentation in small, 3,000-liter wooden fermenters, Fortaleza 龙舌兰酒s are created to ensure maximum flavor and true agave expressions.
Drink these neat and experience what 龙舌兰酒 is truly capable of being. These are some of the finest spirits on earth.
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A classic highland 龙舌兰酒 characterized by vibrant, fruity flavor notes. These are fantastically smooth 龙舌兰酒s that are perfect for any of the most popular 龙舌兰酒 cocktails you will be serving on Cinco de Mayo.
Cazadores Blanco is the best choice for a 帕洛玛鸡尾酒.Continue to 5 of 6 below.
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明亮的龙舌兰的味道, 危险的混合程度, and an eye-catching bottle combine to make Peligroso 龙舌兰酒 the hottest 龙舌兰酒 在市场上 right now.
Don't let the pretty bottle fool you, the 龙舌兰酒 inside is one of the best 在市场上 and this delicious 龙舌兰酒 makes a great 玛格丽塔. It also makes a great 龙舌兰酒拍摄 with a little salt and lime.
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Kahlúa Coffee Liqueur
The pride of Veracruz, 墨西哥, Kahlúa is the best 咖啡利口酒 在市场上.
小心更少的, "cheater brands" as they don't have the richness and mixability of the real Kahlúa.