Celebrating Cinco de Mayo with 4 national winning cocktail recipes

Ah! Cinco de Mayo, the ultimate day to take advantage of the epicurean pleasures that Mexican culture has to offer: enchiladas, tacos, Cerveza…Tequila!

Tequila you say?!
Yet there’s much more than Margaritas or Palomas that honor this agave-based spirit.

In order to celebrate Cinco de Mayo as it should, MADE WITH LOVE is pleased to offer you the 4 cocktail recipes made from 1800 Tequilathat swayed the judges and the public during the 2016-2017 Regional Finals.

This year, push the limits of your creativity and get inspired by our 4 national champions, with recipes that will spice up your party through Mexican flavors:

Passionately Nuts – Jasmine Radu
Judges’ Choice / Vancouver Regional Finals 2016-2017

  • 2 oz 1800 Tequila Silver
  • 1 oz Passion Fruit Purée
  • 0.75 oz Lime Juice
  • 0.5 oz Orgeat
  • 2 dashes Bittered Sling Moondog Bitters

Senora Blanca – Vasili Panagopoulosu
Judges’ Choice / Halifax Regional Finals 2016-2017

  • 2 oz 1800 Tequila Silver
  • 0.75 oz Passion Fruit syrup
  • 0.75 oz Lime Juice
  • 3 drops Orange blossom water
  • 1 dash Mole Bitters
  • Kombucha

From Past to Present – Jamison Cass
Judges & Public’s Choice / Toronto Regional Finals 2016-2017

  • 1 oz 1800 Tequila Silver
  • 0.5 oz Pineapple Shrub
  • 0.25 oz Kaffir & Eucalyptus Gomme syrup
  • Spiced Banana Mist
  • Hickory Smoked Lava Salt Mist

The Mexican Stand Off – Jason Frederick
Public’s Choice / Ottawa Regional Finals 2016-2017

  • 2 oz 1800 Tequila Silver
  • 1 oz Rosemary & Lime Juice
  • 0.5 oz Agave & Pomegranate reduction
  • 2 dashes of Bittered Sling Lem-Marrakech Bitters

Would you like more?

You’re in luck!

MADE WITH LOVE will hold its National Final on May 16th at TRH Bar in Montreal, where our 14 finalists will battle it out in hopes of winning the coveted title of Best Barchef in Canada!

It’s a date!


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