This Mint Julep-Margarita hybrid is perfect for celebrating both of early May's favorite holidays—Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby—with just one cocktail.
- 5 blackberries
- 6 mint leaves
- 1 ounce honey syrup
- 2 ounces añejo tequila
- 1 ounce fresh lime juice
- Garnish: 2 blackberries
- Garnish: mint sprig
Add blackberries, mint leaves and honey syrup to a cocktail shaker and muddle.
Add tequila, lime juice and ice and shake until well-chilled.
Strain into a Julep cup over fresh ice.
Garnish with 2 speared blackberries and a mint sprig.