Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a Pico de Plata
Feeling like you need to fire up your inner devil? No worries – it’s our favorite time of year – Cinco de Mayo! – and Hornitos is here to instigate some flavor and fun with the Pico de Plata. Get ready to heat up your fiesta this Cinco with a fiery jalapeno infused toast that will put some hair on your chest as you go horns up to tequila’s biggest day of the year.
We’ve enlisted renowned mixologist Jason Littrell to create an awesome drink for this Cinco: the Pico de Plata. It’s a sweet, spicy and smooth concoction that’s the ideal triple threat for your Cinco de Mayo celebrations! Horns Up!
Pico de Plata
1 part jalapeno infused Hornitos™ Plata Tequila*
1/2 (0.50) part fresh pineapple juice
1/4 (0.25) part red pepper puree**
1/4 (0.25)part fresh lime juice
Dash Bitter Truth celery bitters
Salt and pepper to rim glass
Shake and strain in to a salt and pepper rimmed shot glass.
*Cut the skin off the jalapeno, and soak the seeds and pith of three (3) jalapenos per 750ml bottle of Hornitos Plata Tequila for 30 minutes, or to taste.
** Remove stems, seeds and veins from a red pepper. Toss into blender and puree until smooth.
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