Four Cinco de Mayo Cocktails That Aren't Margaritas

Historically, Margarita's have been the king of Cinco de Mayo, but they’re not the only drink worthy of accompanying your celebration. This year, elevate your party with these Mexican-inspired cocktails featuring Charleston's Dixie Southern Vodka and Endless Summer Rum.

Here are the recipes:

Whistlin' Watermelon (right)

2 oz Dixie Southern Vodka
5 cups cut up watermelon—remove seeds
2 cups ice
3 oz margarita mix

Put all in blender, serve in glass with salted rim.

Dixie Days

2 oz. Dixie Citrus Vodka
4 oz. red grapefruit juice
1 slice jalapeño

Shake with ice, pour into glass & top with soda.

Dixie Days

Spicy Buck

1.5 oz Dixie Black Pepper Vodka
4 oz ginger beer
¼ tsp pickled jalapeño juice
1/4 juice of lime

Add a splash of soda

Stir, garnish with pickled jalapeño slice.

Palm Harbor Pomelo

2oz Endless Summer rum

4oz grapefruit juice

1oz cranberry juice

Add a splash of Club soda

Shake rum, grapefruit & cranberry juice with ice. Top with club soda, garnish with lemon slice

Dixie Vodka launched in South Carolina in 2014 by Grain & Barrel Spirits and now includes four unique flavors: Dixie Southern Vodka, Dixie Black Pepper, Dixie Mint, and Dixie Citrus. Awards include the top Platinum Medal, as voted by consumers, at the 2014 - 2017 Sip Awards, along with multiple Gold Medals and “Best Buy” endorsements by the Beverage Testing Institute. Dixie Vodka is proud to be a member of 1% For The Planet.

All photos and recipes provided by Dixie Vodka.

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