cocktails to make your memorial day memorable
Finally, the unofficial kick-off of summer is right around the corner! And patrons are going to be looking for some fun and colorful cocktails to sip on while (fingers crossed) basking in the sun this coming Memorial Day.
Here are some delicious patriotic cocktail recipes to help commemorate the American heroes who lost their lives fighting for our freedom and kick-off the summer season.
Liberty and Justice for All
3/4 oz. Woodford Reserve Bourbon
Add all ingredients into a mixing glass. Add ice, shake and strain into a tall glass with fresh ice. Garnish with fresh berries and an orange slice.
1 1/2 oz. Van Gogh Cool Peach Vodka
Build all ingredients over ice into a rocks glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.
Black Cherry American Dream
1 1/2 parts Effen Black Cherry Vodka
Light Lemon Sparkler
1 1/2 oz. Smirnoff Sorbet Light Lemon
Fill Glass with ice. Add Smirnoff Sorbet Light Lemon and tonic. Garnish with a Lemon wheel
Stars and Stripes
5 to 7 Fresh blueberries
In a shaker, muddle the blueberries. Add the vodka, absinthe, syrup and lemon juice, and fill with ice. Shake, and pour (unstrained) into a highball glass. Drizzle with brandy and top with ginger beer. Garnish with one sugar cube.
2 oz. TY KU Coconut Sake
Muddle pineapple in cocktail shaker. Add TY KU Coconut Sake, pineapple Juice and ice. Hard Shake. Serve over ice.
1 1/2 oz. SKYY Infusions Grape Vodka
Muddle blackberries, ginger, and sugar in a cocktail shaker. Add ice and vodka. Shake vigorously and strain into a Collins glass filled with ice. Top with ginger ale, and garnish with blackberries.
The Yankee Doodle
1 1/2 oz. SKYY Infusions Coconut vodka
Muddle mint and vodka in a cocktail shaker. Add ice, lime juice, and coconut water. Shake quickly and pour into a highball glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.