cinco de mayo

Seven Mexican Lagers, Blind Tasted and Ranked From Bad to Bueno

Seven Mexican Lagers, Blind Tasted and Ranked From Bad to Bueno

Mexican lagers taste like the weekend. Not just when the fifth of May falls on a Saturday, either. Cracking open an ice-cold Corona or straight-from-the-cooler Tecate is reminiscent of beach trips, cookouts, game days, and sunny afternoons doing or avoiding yard work. The category gets its crisp, light flavor profile from the German-style Vienna lager […]

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I Worked Cinco De Mayo In A College Town During Finals And Here’s What Happened

I Worked Cinco De Mayo In A College Town During Finals And Here’s What Happened

It’s 2:40PM and the waitress I’m shadowing barks to me, ”we’re already out of frozen margaritas. This is going to be fun.” Cinco De Mayo. The holiday that’s basically just a reason to drink margaritas all day long. I’m a student at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia and just like most typical college towns […]

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The Mystery Behind Who Really Created The Margarita

The Mystery Behind Who Really Created The Margarita

The margarita is often hailed as the quintessential ”Mexican” cocktail, but just like cerveza, the origins of the drink are not definitively Mexican. Simply put, no one knows who dreamed up this delicious cocktail – but the stories behind the invention of the margarita are pretty colorful, even though only some of them actually take place […]

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