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May ushers in the sign of the bull, as well as Cinco de Mayo, which celebrates the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla. This bold drink plays on that fiery spirit with two of Mexico's signature flavors, tequila and lime.

  • Yield: Makes 1

Source: Martha Stewart Living, April 2010


  • Cointreau
  • Ice cubes
  • 1 ounce silver tequila, such as Inocente
  • 1 orange zest strip
  • 1 lime wedge


  1. Pour a small amount of Cointreau into a glass, swirl, and pour out (use it to make the next cocktail). Fill the glass halfway with ice cubes. Add silver tequila and orange zest strip. Squeeze and drop in lime wedge, and stir.

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