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Memorial Day is just around the corner, which means it’s time to kick off a great summer with friends and family. These recipes are perfect for your next get together!

Blackberry Mint Julep

This is a new take on an old classic; sure to please even the pickiest of palates!


¼ c Bourbon

1 tbsp Chambord

1 ½ tbsp fresh lime juice

1 tbsp simple syrup

5 muddled blackberries

For Garnish: 6 mint leaves


  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Pour over crushed ice, garnish with a sprig of mint and a blackberry. 

Summer Lemonade

If you’re looking for something refreshing, fruity and a little sweet, this is the perfect cocktail!


3 tbsp Gin

1 ½ tbsp fresh lemon juice

1 ½ tbsp sherry

1 tbsp simple syrup

For Garnish: halved strawberries, mint leaves


  1. Combine gin, lemon juice, sherry, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Strain into a rocks glass and garnish with mint leaves and strawberries.

The Fighter

This spicy number is sure to liven up any party!


3 tbsp Blanco Tequila

2 tbsp fresh lemon juice

1 tbsp agave nectar

½ tbsp ginger juice

Pinch of cayenne pepper

Club soda 


  1. Combine everything but cayenne pepper and club soda in a shaker over ice. 
  2. Strain over ice into a rocks glass. 
  3. Top with club soda and a pinch of cayenne pepper.

Tequila Spritz

This unique twist on a traditional spritz is a refreshing surprise.


2 tbsp Blanco Tequila

2 tbsp  coconut water

½ tbsp Aperol

½ tbsp agave nectar

½ tbsp lemon juice

3 tbsp club soda

3 tbsp prosecco


  1. Combine all ingredients except soda and prosecco in a cocktail shaker. 
  2. Strain over ice. 
  3. Top with soda and prosecco, then garnish with an orange peel.


A frozen drink is the perfect pair with a day in the sun. 


1 c Ketel One Botanical Grapefruit & Rose

1 c dry rosé

¼ c lemon juice

¼ c simple syrup

For Garnish: Lemon peel and strawberry


  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender with one cup of ice.
  2. Pulse using the puree setting. Add more ice or a bit of water to change consistency.
  3. Pour into glass, garnish with a lemon peel or strawberry, and enjoy.

Adult Rootbeer Float

Who doesn’t want a little treat on a hot afternoon?


¼ c Jägermeister

½ c root beer

1 drop orange blossom water

1 scoop vanilla ice cream


  1. Combine everything but the ice cream in a glass. 
  2. Top with ice cream and serve.

Blue Dream

This tropical treat is sure to bring the party.


3 tbsp white rum

2 tbsp blue curaçao

1 tbsp pineapple juice

2 tbsp coconut cream

For Garnish: 1 strawberry


  1. Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. 
  2. Pour into highball glass over crushed iced. 
  3. Float heavy cream and add 1 sliced strawberry as garnish.

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