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!
1 ½ parts Monkey Shoulder Scotch
2 ¾ parts ginger ale
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 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 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.
Sailor Jerry Lemonade
2 parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
Top with lemonade
Serve on the rocks or in a pitcher for large groups.