April 24, 2014 11:00 ET

BevMo! to the Rescue for Your Cinco de Mayo Fiestas

CONCORD, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 24, 2014) - Just in time for Cinco de Mayo festivities, the mixology experts at BevMo!, the ultimate specialty beverage retailer, today revealed party tips and tequila cocktail recipes to add a little spice to your Cinco de Mayo fun -- it's BevMo! to the rescue.

Tips for your Cinco de Mayo party:

1. BevMo! is your one stop shop for your Cinco de Mayo party. From the best ingredients to create the perfect margarita to chips and dips to accompany your libations, BevMo!'s got you covered.
2. You worry about the decorations, we'll get your order ready. Just use our online shopping tool to place your order! We'll have it boxed up and ready for you to pick up in an hour. We'll even chill it for you. Just ask.
3. Not sure how much to buy? Click here for our drink calculator to figure out how much you need to keep the festivities going.
4. Looking for a new spin on the classic margarita? Create a margarita from one of our recipes.
5. Ready to serve a Michelada? We've got that covered.

Add a twist to your festivities with these fun tequila recipes -- all drink ingredients are available at your neighborhood BevMo!.

Plata Margarita
1 1/2 oz Tequila Herradura Silver
1 oz Lime Juice
1/2 oz Agave Nectar

Directions: Shake well with ice, strain, and pour into a margarita glass with a salted rim. Garnish with a lime wedge.

El Jardin
1 1/2 oz Tequila Herradura Silver
Pinch of cilantro
3-4 cucumber slices
1/4 oz agave nectar
1/2 oz lime juice

Directions: Pour over rocks in a highball glass. Garnish with thin cut cucumber.

Sage Palomita
1 1/2 oz Tequila Herradura Reposado
1/4 oz agave nectar
1 lime wedge
2 sprigs sage
2 oz fresh squeezed grapefruit juice

Directions: Top off with lemon-lime soda. Garnish with grapefruit peel.

For the holiday, at the BevMo! location in Walnut Creek, CA, BevMo! is teaming up with Herradura Tequila and award-winning chef, Joanna Weir for a Herradura Mixology and Food Pairing event. At the event customers can learn to whip up tasty tequila cocktails that pair with delicious appetizers prepared by Joanne Weir. Want a spicy, new guacamole recipe? Try Joanne Weir's delectable guacamole recipe that everyone will enjoy.

3 avocados, mashed coarsely
1/3 to 1/2 cup red onion, minced
1/2 Serrano chile, seeded and minced
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro, leaves and stems
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice or to taste
Kosher salt to taste
Tortilla chips

Directions: Combine all of the ingredients together in a bowl except for the tortilla chips and mix well. 
Serve with tortilla chips. Serves 6 to 8.

For additional ideas, be sure to visit your local neighborhood BevMo!, where our local beverage experts can help you make the most of your Cinco de Mayo festivities.

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