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A Simple Cocktail for Cinco de Mayo

We’re all about simple cocktails for spring and summer, and this Paloma is a great example. Three ingredients, minimal fuss, and completely refreshing! Check out the video below to hear Astor Center…

A Simple Cocktail for Cinco de Mayo
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