Drink Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

We all know that come October the costumes, candy and horror movies make appearances but this month is not all about black and orange. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month so think pink!

Join in the movement to help raise awareness and funds for breast cancer by shaking up some pink drinks. You may want to consider running a Pink Promotion where a percentage of every pink cocktail sold goes to breast cancer research. You’ll certainly drive more female business into your bar, so again, think pink and serve some of these cocktails at your bar in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The Star
Courtesy of SKYY Vodka

1 1/2 oz. SKYY Vodka
1/2 oz. X-Rated Fusion Liqueur
1/4 oz. simple syrup
Juice of half a lemon
Star Fruit
Sparkling wine

Muddle a star fruit in shaker. Add remaining ingredients, except sparkling wine, and shake to combine. Strain into a champagne flute. Top with sparkling wine and garnish with a slice of star fruit.

The Star


Pink Lion
Courtesy of resident mixologist Dante Lopresti for Double A at Mercadito in Chicago.

1 oz. Cazadores Blanco
1 oz. lemon juice
1 oz. St-Germain Elderflower liqueur
1/2 oz. Lillet Blanc
1/2 oz. Hum Liqueur

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker over ice. Shake well and strain over ice. Garnish with lemon twist.
Pink Lion


Ciroc Pomegranate Lemonade
Courtesy of Ciroc

1.5 oz. Ciroc Red Berry
1 oz. Lemonade
.5 oz. Pomegranate Juice
.5 oz. Lemonchelo
.5 oz. Simple Syrup

Build: In a mixing tin, add all ingredients and shake with ice. Strain into a chilled coup glass and garnish with a lemon twist.

Ciroc Pomegranate Lemonade


The Tart Heart
Courtesy of Lexington Social House

1 1/2oz Pink grapefruit vodka
3/4oz Maraschino liquor
1/2oz Lime juice
1/2oz Simple syrup
Dash of pomegranate bitters

Shake all ingredients and strain over ice. Float black raspberry liqueur. Garnish with a sprig of Mint.

Tart Heart


Tongue Tied
Courtesy of X-Rated Fusion Liqueur.

1½ oz. X-Rated Fusion Liqueur
1½ oz. SKYY Infusions Cherry
Splash of Grenadine
Cherry, for garnish

Shake X-Rated and SKYY Infusions Cherry over ice. Strain into a Martinia

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