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Quick & Easy Memorial Day Cocktails

May 22, 2018 – Quick & Easy Memorial Day Cocktails

Whether having friends over or just kicking back this Memorial Day weekend, a no-fuss cocktail is a great way to welcome the unofficial start of summer.  Here are four suggestions that require no mixology skills or a vast bar.  And while we are vegging out, let’s not forget those who have defended our country and those who still do.  Happy Memorial Day weekend!

Cocktails

 

Ginger Monkey

Ginger Monkey

1 ½ parts Monkey Shoulder Scotch

2 ¾ parts ginger ale

Orange wedge

 

Method:  Fill a tall glass with ice. Pour ingredients in glass and gently stir. Garnish with orange wedge.  This could also be served in a pitcher for a crowd.

 

 

Flor Classic Daiquiri 4 whiteFlor de Caña Pineapple Daiquiri

2 parts Flor de Caña 7 Rum

2 parts pineapple juice

1/3 part fresh lime juice

2/3 part extra-fine sugar

 

Method:  Combine the pineapple juice, rum, lime juice, sugar, and ½ cup ice in a cocktail shaker and shake to chill. Strain into a stemmed cocktail glass. Garnish with pineapple wedge.

 

 

Bacardi Tropical RefresherBacardi Tropical Refresher

3/4 part Bacardi Superior Rum

3/4 part Bacardi Coconut Rum

1 1/2 parts coconut water

1½ parts pineapple juice

2 lime wedges

 

Method:  Fill a glass with ice and pour in the Bacardi Rums, coconut water, and pineapple juice.  Squeeze in the lime, gently stir and garnish glass with a pineapple wedge.

 

LemonadeSailor Jerry Lemonade

2 parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum

Top with lemonade

 

Serve on the rocks or in a pitcher for large groups.

 

 

 

 

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