Cinco de Mayo and tequila just go together, and the Paloma is the vehicle to get you there. A delicious highball of tequila and grapefruit soda, and lots of ice in this tall cooler.
A return to Havana: the Airmail Cocktail
Rum, lime juice, honey and champagne: the Airmail cocktail. Make this Prohibition-era Cuban classic now.
Vodka and Champagne: the Black Pearl Cocktail
The Black Pearl—vodka, blackberry syrup, a hint of lime, and a whimsical garnish, topped off with champagne.
More mixing with honey: the Honey Bee
The Honey Bee Cocktail: rum, lemon and honey.
Drinking the French Quarter: The Ramos Fizz
New Orleans' Ramos Fizz: Old Tom Gin, heavy cream, egg white, sugar, lime and lemon juices, sparkling water — and the hallmark orange flower water.
The Tom Collins Cocktail
The classic Tom Collins: London Dry gin, fresh lemon juice, sugar and soda.
The Old Cuban Cocktail
The Old Cuban Cocktail: dark rum, fresh lime juice, sugar, bitters, mint, and sparkling wine.