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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!



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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