Fresh Cocktails for Memorial Day!

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Here is a short roundup of tasty and refreshing cocktails to make your weekend fresh and bright!!

 

Summer Sips

Thanks to the courageous men and women who served our country, we are fortunate to have our Memorial Day Weekends filled with fun outdoor celebrations, family get-togethers and exciting trips. 

Whether you are going away or throwing a barbecue in your backyard, what better way to celebrate the weekend than with a delicious cocktail?

Here are some tasty cocktail recipes, including the Sauza® Summer Salute, to fix up on your three-day weekend!

Summer Salute

 

Summer Salute

  • 1 ½ parts of Sauza® Silver Tequila
  • 4 parts cranberry juice
  • 2 parts lemon soda
  • 2 mint leaves for garnish
  • Lime wedge for garnish

Preparation: Combine all ingredients except mint leaves in a tall glass. Serve glass with 2 mint leaves. Serve cold or iced. If you want to rim the glass with sugar before pouring the margarita, simply run a lime wedge around the edge of the glass and then dip the rim of the glass in a plate of sugar. Add mint leaves and lime wedge for garnish.

 

 

Summertime Sunrise

Summertime Sunrise

Preparation: In a glass filled with ice stir together orange juice and tequila. Pour the dash of grenadine down the side so that it settles to the bottom of the glass. Add an orange wedge for garnish.

 

 

 

 

“Lemonade”

Between beach trips and pool parties, backyard barbeques and bonfires, we are looking forward to cool and refreshing cocktails to get us through the heat, and American Honey has the cocktail of the season.

Made with American Honey, the original honey-infused Bourbon created by legendary Master Distiller Jimmy Russell in 1976, the American Honey Lemonade is an easy-to-make upgraded classic that’s sure to be a crowd pleaser!

Below you’ll find a recipe to make enough for small or large groups of friends; a 750ml bottle of this premium spirit made with premium Wild Turkey Bourbon retails for $22.99 (prices vary state to state).

American Honey Lemonade

 

American Honey Lemonade

Ingredients:

Combine ingredients in pitcher, stir and add ice. Garnish with lemon wheels.

 

 

 

 

Feeling Fresh?

Warmer weather is finally here and Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner!

This Memorial Day, treat yourself, your friends, and your family to some refreshing cocktails courtesy of Q Drinks, a Brooklyn-born line of clean, crisp, completely unique beverages that stand proudly on their own or enhance the finest spirits. These cocktails will help beat the heat and add the perfect touch to any pool party, barbecue, or summer bash!

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Q Summer Storm
Ingredients
  • 5 ounces chilled Q Ginger Beer
  • 2 ounces Dark Rum
  • 1/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1 ounce chilled pineapple juice
  • 1 pineapple slice, for garnish
 
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add rum and lime juice and shake well. Pour Q Ginger Beer into a highball glass filled with ice, then top with the shaken rum. Garnish with a pineapple slice.
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Watermelon Woo Woo 
Ingredients 
  • 6 ounces Q Ginger Beer
  • 1 ounce gin
  • 2 ounces watermelon juice
  • 1/2 small lime, juiced
  • Lime wedge, for garnish
Place chunks of watermelon in a blender and blend well until watermelon is pureed. Strain over a fine mesh strainer into container.
Save juice and discard pulp. Combine watermelon juice, gin and lime juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
Shake well and strain into a tall glass filled with ice.
Top with Q Ginger Beer and gently stir. Garnish with a lime wedge.
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