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Cocktail Courier and Patron Tequila’s Cinco de Mayo Party in a Box

Don’t you wish you could sit back, relax and enjoy delicious drinks with friends this Cinco de Mayo without having to maneuver through crowded bars to find the perfect cocktails or even endure ridiculous stress levels trying to play hostess to friends and family? What if all the ingredients you needed to create the perfect Cinco de May cocktails were delivered to right you, perfectly packaged in a box? We’re here to tell you, that wish is available to you thanks to Cocktail Courier and Patron Tequila’s Cinco de Mayo Party in a Box.

So how does one go about being lucky enough to get one of these Cocktail Courier and Patron Tequila’s Cinco de Mayo Party in a Box? On May 5th, all you have to do is tweet #PatronMyCinco to purchase a Patron Tequila Party in a Box (available in select cities) and it will be delivered straight to your doorstep within an hour of purchase from Cocktail Courier. Cocktail Courier is a premier online cocktail delivery service bringing the craft cocktail experience to the comfort of your home or work with its on-demand cocktail kits featuring drinks made by top local, professional bartenders. A few extra lucky select fans in each city will be surprised by a live mariachi band that will show up to complete your Cinco de Mayo party!


The Cocktail Courier and Patron Tequila’s Cinco de Mayo Party in a Box includes all the ingredients you need to make the newly-crowned 2017 Patron Margarita of the Year – the Coralina Margarita, created by Mexico City bartender Riesler Morales. Ingredients for the Coralina Margarita include Patron Reposado tequila, hibiscus, and red wine, a Patron branded shaker, cups, napkins, chips and salsa to complete your Cinco de Mayo celebration. Why pay $12.00 -$15.00 each for watered down drinks, when you can enjoy your own delicious creations in the comfort of your own home for about $7.00 a glass.

This Cinco de Mayo, free yourself from the crowded bars and watered-down drinks and enjoy the Cocktail Courier and Patron Tequila’s Cinco de Mayo Party in a Box to your heart’s content. We know what we’re going to be doing this Cinco de Mayo, what about you?

Coralina Margarita Crowned Patron Tequila’s 2017 Margarita of the Year!

It seems so long ago that we shared the amazing event that was the Patrón Tequila 2017 Margarita of the Year event and competition. Seven bartenders from around the world battled it out with their take on a modern margarita, check out our Exclusive Patron Margaritas for International Margarita Day coverage. After enjoying all of their creations, guests voted for their favorites and left the final decisions to the illustrious judges. Well, the votes have been tallied and a decision has been made. After a long deliberation (the event was two months ago), Patron Tequila finally has their 2017 Margarita of the Year winner. And the winner is……. the Coralina Margarita, created by Mexico City bartender Riesler Morales.

Razorfish – Patron

1.75 oz Patrón Reposado
.75 oz Patrón Citrónge Orange
.75 oz Simple syrup
1 oz Fresh lime juice
.5 oz Red Wine (Mexican, or other)
+ Sugar-salt rim*
Combine Patrón Reposado, Patrón Citrónge Orange, simple syrup and lime juice in a shaker tin; add ice and shake vigorously. Strain mixture into a chilled cocktail coupe rimmed with sugar-salt rim.* Carefully float red wine on the surface of the cocktail and garnish with a lime wheel.

*Sugar-salt rim:
Pulverize .25 cup dried hibiscus (that’s a flower for those not in the know) in a spice grinder. Add in a .25 cup of sugar and a .25 cup kosher salt, then pulse the mixture until combined.

Riesler wanted to craft a cocktail that had the simplicity and elegance of a classic Margarita, but with the interesting and unexpected ingredients that marry so nicely with Patrón tequila (check out the man in action in the photo above). The Coralina Margarita was inspired by an ocean sunset (that’s easy to see with its dual colors that mirror the sky at sundown), combining the oaky notes of Patrón Reposado, perfectly balanced with the citrusy flavors of Patrón Citrónge Orange, together with red wine and hibiscus.

Cocktail lovers, you’ll definitely want to try this winning cocktail. You should definitely check out the recipe above. This margarita was a favorite, definitely in our top five. We want to know, is this the winner you predicted? Share your thoughts on the Patrón Tequila 2017 Margarita of the Year winner with us.