Smoked Sea Salt Margarita

Smoked Sea Salt Margarita

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, which means for Patrón – it's Tequila Time! However, this year, why not say adios to the staple Margarita and instead try something refreshingly new and with a twist?


Although not celebrated in Mexico, this date has since become a cultural celebration of all things Mexican, particularly tequila-based goodies. So, this year enjoy your favourite enchiladas, tacos, and burritos alongside the perfect sips for entertaining this Cinco de Mayo! 


For a true Mexican experience devouring delicious Patrón Silver, Patrón Reposado or Patrón Añejo cocktails, we have prepared some of the best recipes to fiesta with: 


Smoked Sea Salt Margarita – a twist on the classicSee the source image.


45ml Patrón Silver

15ml Fresh lime juice

15ml Pineapple juice

15ml Agave nectar

1 pinch of smoked paprika

Smoked sea salt rim, lime for garnish


Prepare a rocks glass by moistening the rim and rolling it in smoked sea salt. Add ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake to chill. Fine strain over fresh ice cubes in the prepared glass. Garnish with a lime and a dusting of smoked paprika.



See the source imageMexican Martini – a classic cocktail with a margarita-style twist that brings the citrus and the shaken class together. See the delicious recipe below:


45ml Patrón Reposado

22.5ml Orange Liqueur

30ml Fresh lime juice

7.5ml Simple syrup

3 Olives on a pick for garnish

Lime wheel for garnish


Combine liquid ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake with ice to chill. Strain into a chilled martini-style cocktail glass. Garnish with olives and lime.



A bottle of beer and a glass of beer on a tableDescription automatically generated with medium confidencePerfect the party with a Pom Pom Punch – an easy, fruity sip that fires up the fiesta this Cinco de Mayo! Ideal for the cooler weather, and entertaining for the holiday date. Jug recipe (10 serves) below:


240ml Patrón Reposado

1 bottle of red wine

270ml Pear brandy

240ml Orange juice

60ml Ginger beer

Orange wheels, pear slices, apple slices, seasonal fruit.


Add all ingredients into pitcher and mix to combine. Pour over standard ice, garnish, serve.



A bottle of alcohol next to a glass of liquidDescription automatically generated with low confidenceSideline Cider – enjoy Patrón Añejo, a tequila aged for 12 months to produce a distinct oak-y flavour.


60ml Patrón Añejo

45ml Apple cider

22.5ml Simple syrup

22.5ml Fresh lemon

Grated cinnamon for garnish

Lemon wheel for garnish


Add all ingredients in glass mug over standard ice. Grate cinnamon sprinkles over the top and garnish with a lemon wheel. For hot cider, slowly heat all ingredients in saucepan.



For more information and recipes, please see here.



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