Latin Heritage Month 2021 Continues With Latinx Bartenders Celebrating Their Culture with Perrier® Cocktails

Every year from September 15th to October 15th, we honor the tremendous contributions and celebrate the vibrant cultures of the Latinx^ community in the U.S. For 2021, Perrier® has teamed up with Latinx bartenders in the U.S. to create cocktails that pay homage to their culture and traditions. Throughout the month, we will be sharing Latinx bartenders who should be on your radar and their creative cocktails featuring Perrier® to showcase their talents and personal style of bartending.

PERRIER® CELEBRATES LATIN HERITAGE MONTH 2021

Carolyn Gil  (She/Her)

Representing Mexico at Little Branch in NYC

Mezcal Cooler cocktail with Perrier® Original

  • 1 oz Mezcal
  • 0.25 oz Lime juice
  • 0.25 oz Simple syrup
  • 1 oz Grapefruit juice
  • 1 oz Aperol
  • 3 oz Perrier® Original

Mix all ingredients except Perrier®. Pour into a glass with ice and finish with Perrier®

Danyliz Rijos  (She/Her)

Representing Puerto Rico at DAMA in Los Angeles

Pachanga Shrub cocktail with Perrier® Original

  • 1.5 oz Island Blend Rum
  • 0.5 oz Oloroso Sherry
  • 0.75 oz Pineapple, Spice & Rosemary Shrub*
  • 0.5 oz Lime juice
  • Finish with Perrier® Original

Shake and strain into a collins glass and garnish with a rosemary sprig and dehydrated lime

*Pineapple Rosemary Shrub: Combine 2 cups of pineapple chunks + 2 cinnamon sticks + 2 rosemary sprigs + ½ cup of fresh grated ginger +1 cup granulated white sugar (make sure it’s covering all the fruit), together in a container leave outside for 8hrs, then macerate the pineapple and refrigerate for another 6hrs. Add ½ cup of Apple Cider Vinegar + dissolve the sugar + fine strain and voilá!

Miguel Perez (He/Him)

Representing Peru at La Josie in Chicago

Andino Fizz cocktail with Perrier® Lime

  • 1.5 oz Peruvian Pisco
  • 0.75 oz Masala syrup
  • 0.5 oz Grapefruit juice
  • 0.5 oz Lime juice
  • 1 Egg white
  • Finish with Perrier® Lime

Add Pisco, masala syrup, lime, and grapefruit juice and egg white into shaker. Dry shake vigorously for 45 seconds. Double strain into tulip glass. Add some ice. Finish with Perrier® Lime and garnish with a dehydrated grapefruit.

Ricky Acevedo  (He/Him)

Representing Brazil, Mexico & Colombia at Jaguar Sun in Miami

Entre Dos Tierras cocktail with Perrier® Original

  • 1 oz Mezcal
  • 0.75 oz Raicilla
  • 0.75 oz Key lime
  • 0.75 oz Simple syrup
  • 0.25 oz Green chile liqueur
  • 1 oz oz Fresh pressed bell pepper
  • Tajín rim
  • Finish with Perrier® Original

Luis Acevedo (He/Him)

Representing Mexico, Guatemala & Puerto Rican in Chicago

La Mimi Cocktail with Perrier® Grapefruit

  • 1.75oz Mezcal
  • 0.75 oz Jamaica syrup
  • 0.25 oz Cacao syrup
  • 0.25 oz Lime juice
  • 0.5oz Aquafaba
  • 1 barspoon Coconut Cream
  • Finish with Perrier® Grapefruit

Marisela Inniss  (She/Her)

Representing Panama at Jupiter Disco in New York City

Sunday Funday cocktail with Perrier® Original

  • 2 oz Panamanian Rum
  • 0.75 oz Lime juice
  • 0.5 oz Pineapple juice
  • 0.75 oz Tamarind syrup*
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • Finish with Perrier® Original

Shake, strain into Collins glass, add 2-3oz Perrier® and garnish with a pineapple slice. 

*Tamarind Syrup: Add 2 cups of water with 6 pods of tamarind to a pot on medium heat. Cook for 20-30 minutes, until you notice the pulp separating, then turn off heat and strain. Mix 2 parts of this strained tamarind juice and 1 part of cane sugar in a blender to create the syrup. Keeps up to a week refrigerated. 

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND RECIPES – CHECK OUT PART 1 AND PART 2 OF THIS SERIES.  ALSO, VISIT PERRIER® ONLINE AND CHECK OUT @PERRIERUSA ON INSTAGRAM FOR THE  LATEST.

^Editor’s Note: Latinx is the gender neutral pan-ethnic term selected by Perrier® for their program. As language evolves, Thirsty acknowledges and respects that not all people of Latin American & Caribeño descent identify or embrace the term Latinx and instead prefer non-gendered language such as Latin, Latine, Latin@ or gendered language Latina or Latino to self-identify and/or refer to their people / community. 

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