May 5th, or Cinco de Mayo, commemorates the Mexican Army’s victory over French forces. Although Mexico doesn’t really celebrate the holiday, their noisy neighbors to the north relish in the day. With plenty of tequila and Mexican beer.
Pick any one of the following blanco or reposado tequilas for your bar cart and you should be all set. Why is blanco the type of tequila most popular in a margarita? Because it offers a crisp and refreshing taste that mixes well.
Corona is the top selling beer in Mexico. It’s one of the most popular beers in the world, despite the fact that its clear glass actually gives it its characteristic “skunked” aroma and taste. Yeah…that’s on purpose.
Introduced by Groupo Modelo in 1926, Modelo Negra has become one of the world’s most popular dark lagers. Modela Negra is technically a Munich-Style Dunkel.
This well-known name “two X’s.” And while it’s sponsored by The Most Interesting Man in the World, the Mexican beer was actually created by a German Brewer who founded the Moctezuma Brewery in 1890.
Boasting a beautiful woven poncho on the label, El Sully is a Mexican-style cerveza brewed yearly by the San Francisco brewery, 21st Amendment.
Firestone Walker cheekily states that their 805 Cerveza is “imported from California.” This light beer “with lime included,” is another beer that will keep your lime-cutting knife from going dull too quickly. Sorry, lemons.