Happy Cinco de Mayo, MurLarkey Army!
To celebrate this traditional Mexican holiday, we decided to put together a special edition of our Cocktails and Carry-out series to highlight MurLarkey cocktail pairings for your favorite Mexican dishes. Whether you’re a fan of tacos, burritos, or enchiladas, there’s a MurLarkey drink here for you to elevate your Cinco de Mayo eating experience!
Margaritas and Mexican food go hand-in-hand. Usually made with tequila, try our version of this classic cocktail using our award-winning Justice White Whiskey
1.5 oz MurLarkey Justice White Whiskey
3.5 oz sour mix
0.5 oz Triple Sec
Garnish: Lime wedge
Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Pour into a highball glass with salt rim. Garnish with lime wedge.
Smokehouse Old Fashioned
Enjoying some carne asada? Enhance the smoky, charred flavors in the steak with our internationally acclaimed Smokehouse Whiskey
1.5 oz MurLarkey Smokehouse Whiskey
1 oz turbinado sugar syrup or simple syrup
2 dash orange bitters
1 dash cherry juice
Garnish: Luxardo cherry & orange slice
Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and stir well. Pour into a rocks glass. Garnish with Luxardo cherry and orange slice.
The smooth taste of our Divine Clarity Vodka and the cool, refreshing mint perfectly complements the heat of jalapenos and spicy meats
1.5 oz MurLarkey Divine Clarity Vodka
2 lime wedges
6 mint leaves
3 oz lemonade
Garnish: Lime wedge & mint
Add all ingredients except club soda into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Pour into a highball glass. Top with club soda. Garnish with lime wedge and mint.
Gin & Tonic
Another cocktail to balance out the spice, plus our botanical gin will brighten all the flavors of your appetizing meal
1.5 oz MurLarkey ImaGINation Gin
4.5 oz tonic water
Garnish: Lime wedge
Add all ingredients into a tall glass with ice and stir well. Garnish with lime wedge.
Succumb to the spicy salsa? Cool down with this delicious drink to ease your transition from dinner to dessert
1.5 oz MurLarkey Banana Whiskey
3 oz Colada Mix
1 oz pineapple juice
Garnish: Pineapple slice
Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Pour into tiki glass. Use umbrella straw (optional). Garnish with pineapple slice.
Have a wonderful Cinco de Mayo, friends! Try these cocktail pairings at home and let us know what you think.
See below for past entries in our Cocktails and Carry-out series: