04/29/2011 12:58 pm ET | Updated Jun 29, 2011

The Other Cinco de Mayo Cocktails

On Cinco de Mayo, there are three things you are pretty much guaranteed: tequila shots, mariachis and Margaritas. We have nothing against this holy trinity, but we want you to seriously consider shaking up your holiday traditions a bit this year.

So we picked out seven other great agave-based cocktails that aren't Margaritas for you to try.

Now as for mariachis, there is no substitute for the real thing.

Non-Margarita Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo