Cocktails and Carry-out: The Best MurLarkey Drinks To Pair With Mexican Food

May 5, 2021
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! 

MurLarkarita

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.

DC Mojito

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
Club soda
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.

Tiki Mama

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.

Want to enjoy a MurLarkey cocktail in our Tasting Room? Check out our ‘Visit Us’ page to reserve your table for Thirsty Thursday, Friday Papi Hour, or our Saturday MurLarkaritaville Tiki Bar!

See below for past entries in our Cocktails and Carry-out series:

Great MurLarkey Drinks to Pair with Asian Takeout

Delicious MurLarkey Drinks to Pair with Pizza

Mouth-Watering MurLarkey Drinks to Pair with Barbecue

Delicious MurLarkey Drink Pairings for your Spring Salad 

Delicious MurLarkey Drinks To Pair With Seafood

Delicious MurLarkey Drinks To Pair With Chicken