Raise a glass with us to celebrate National Cocktail Day! This day was founded by Jace Shoemaker Galloway in 2013. It gives you a reason to enjoy a variety of cocktails at your local bar or invite friends and family over for a taste testing session while you try out new, fun recipes! We can even help get you started!
Carrot Orange Punch:
1 ½ cups carrot juice
1 ½ cups orange juice
3 cups lemon-lime soda
1 orange, sliced
1 lime, sliced
1 lemon, sliced
Combine all ingredients in a large pitcher and serve.
Source:Carrot Orange Punch Recipe
Strawberry Chamomile Paloma:
3 oz. fresh grapefruit juice
2-4 tablespoons chamomile honey syrup
1/3 cup honey
1-2 Chamomile tea bags
2 oz. tequila
4 fresh strawberries
For the Chamomile Honey Syrup combine water and honey in a small saucepan and bring to a low boil. Simmer for one minute then remove from heat. Add a tea bag, cover and steep for 5-10 minutes. Cool completely then store in fridge.
For drinks add the grapefruit juice, chamomile syrup, tequila, and strawberries to a glass. Use a muddler to gently push the strawberries down until they release juice and are lightly smashed. Add in ice, then sparkling water to top it off. Give your drink a gentle stir and then finish it off with a garnished strawberry.
Source: Strawberry Chamomile Paloma
Sweet Talking Son Cocktail:
2 oz. Copper and Kings American Craft Brandy
1 oz. fresh lemon juice
3-4 oz. maple syrup
Handful mint sprigs (1 for shaking, 1 for garnish)
7 dashes Peychaud’s bitters.
Combine your brandy, fresh lemon juice, maple syrup, and a handful of mint in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled rocks glass with ice. Garnish with mint sprig.
Source:Sweet Talking Son Cocktail
2 drops rose water
½ tsp. hibiscus syrup plus 1 whole flower
Combine the rose water, flower, and syrup into a champagne flute. Top it with sparkling wine and serve!