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Spicy On Cinco de Mayo! The Spicy Cucumber Margarita With Hornitos

Spice up Summer!

Look, Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, and you know what that means. It’s time for tequila. The good folks over at Hornitos know tequila, and they know great drinks. With the big day right around the corner, Hornitos is back with a new take on a classic beverage. Today we get a look at a recipe for a margarita that you will certainly require more of.

The Spicy Cucumber Margarita is for anyone looking for a twist on the signature marg. This isn’t your typical margarita, which is precisely why we like it. The Spicy Cucumber Margarita calls for Hornitos Plata Tequila, DeKuyper Triple Sec Liqueur, lemon juice, lime juice, agave nectar, mini cucumber, and jalapeno. The combination has a lot to offer, providing a bold flavor, a bit of heat, and a dose of sourness that you are bound to enjoy. Perfect for the warm Spring and Summer weather ahead, this recipe is definitely going to be one of our go-to’s.

Take a look at the full recipe for the Spicy Cucumber Margarita below and look for more from Hornitos coming soon. While you’re at it, keep it locked with The Culture Curators for more from the food & drink menu coming very soon. Photos via Hornitos

Spicy Cucumber Margarita 


3 parts Hornitos Plata Tequila

1/2 part DeKuyper Triple Sec Liqueur

1 part Lemon juice

1 part Lime juice

1 part Agave Nectar (optional)

Mini Cucumber



Muddle 1-2 thin slices of jalapeño pepper in the bottom of a cocktail shaker with the lime, lemon, and optional agave nectar juices. Add the Tequila, Triple Sec, and a handful of ice. Shake and strain into a margarita glass over ice. Garnish with thinly sliced cucumbers and Jalapeño slices (optional for spice).

Written by Jesse James

Author, Audiophile, Style connoisseur, & Sneakerhead. Passionate for life and happiness!

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