Toasting the Bronx Bombers

On Nov. 4, the New York Yankees claimed their 27th World Series Championship in a 7-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. Below, we’ve compiled a list of Yankees-themed recipes that, Yanks fan or not, still make for delicious cocktails that can help boost sales for your venue.
Commissioner's Trophy
Created by Phil Ward of New York City’s Mayahuel.
2 ounces Flor de Caña 4-year-old rum
1 ounce Flor de Caña 18-year-old rum
¾ ounce rich demerara simple syrup*
1 ounce lime juice
6 ounces Hot Strong green tea
1 mint sprig
Combine all ingredients and leave in a container overnight. Strain the next day; refrigerate until serving, then pour the punch into a glass and garnish with a lime wheel and mint sprig.
*Demerara syrup can be made in a pot over low heat on stovetop: 2 parts demerara sugar to 1 part water. Heat and stir until dissolved.

Matsui’s Revenge
Courtesy of Bombay Sapphire.
1 ounce Bombay Sapphire
¼ ounce rhubarb sake
1 ounce fresh melon juice
Slither of muddled chili

Muddle chili; shake liquid ingredients and strain into a Martini glass.

Playoff Punch
Courtesy of Tommy Bahama.
2/3 part Tommy Bahama Golden Sun Rum
1 part Tommy Bahama White Sand Rum
1/3 part premium orange liqueur
1 ¾ parts pineapple juice
½ lime
1 ¾ parts orange juice
2 dashes grenadine
Pour all ingredients except Tommy Bahama Golden Sun rum into a shaker with ice. Shake sharply. Pour into a glass filled with ice. Carefully float the dark rum on top.

Bronx Bomber
Courtesy of Lucid Absinthe.
1 ounce blueberry vodka
¼ ounce Lucid Absinthe
¼ ounce simple syrup
Splash of lemon juice
Drizzle of Massenez Framboise
Ginger beer
Fresh blueberries

Muddle fresh blueberries and add syrup, juice and vodka. Add ice and shake and pour into highball glass. Drizzle Framboise and top with ginger beer. Garnish with one sugar cube.

Battin’ 1000
Courtesy of Tommy Bahama.

2 parts Tommy Bahama Golden Sun Rum
1 part hazelnut liqueur
1 pinch cinnamon powder
1 cinnamon stick
Shake Golden Sun Rum and hazelnut liqueur over ice and strain into a glass. Sprinkle with cinnamon and garnish with a bat (or stick) of cinnamon.

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