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Hornitos® Tequila - To Celebrate This Cinco de Mayo

By Caroline Gustavsson Adlercreutz

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Celebrate this Mexican holiday with the full margarita experience in ALL the form of one shot.  Hornitos® Lime Shot combines the salt + tequila + lime ritual but cuts the work out the process – the blender, the ice and the mixers to deliver a 100% agave taste of traditional tequila.


Serve the shot chilled and in a salt-rimmed shot glass for the Cinco ultimate experience. Think your readers will love the zesty lime flavor and a hint of salt for a sinfully smooth shot.


Hornitos Lime Shot


If you want to take a more classic route and go with some Cinco cocktails, put a spin on your margarita with these festive recipes.


·         Tequila Fiesta

·         Spicy Sombrero


Spicy Sombrero


Tequila Fiesta


Tequila Fiesta

·         1 1Ž2 parts Hornitos® Plata Tequila

·         3Ž4 part lime juice

·         3Ž4 part pineapple juice

·         1Ž4 part agave

·         Pinch of cilantro leaves



Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a coupe glass.


Spicy Sombrero

·         1 part Hornitos® Plata

·         2 parts lemonade

·         3-4 dashes of green hot sauce

·         Salt/smoked paprika rim



Rim shot glass with salt and smoked paprika. Mix chilled lemonade, chilled Hornitos® Plata and hot sauce in mixing glass and pour into shot glass


 Please let me know if you have questions or need anything additional.




About Hornitos® Lime Shot:

Hornitos® Tequila is revolutionizing the shot occasion with the introduction of the new Hornitos® Lime Shot. With a pleasingly light and smooth body, Hornitos® Lime Shot is a blend of 100% blue agave tequila, natural lime flavor and a touch of alt. Hornitos® Lime Shot invited you to gather your friends, enjoy a shot and Grab Life by The Hornitos®.

Published on Mar 07, 2014

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