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Memorial Day Cocktails

It’s only right to bring in Memorial Day weekend with a bang. The weather is finally warming up, and invites to cookouts and pool parties are plentiful. To help you enjoy the lovely weather and celebrate the long holiday weekend, here are some easy cocktail recipes to whip up and fun accessories to go with them. Remember to have fun and always drink responsibly. Cheers to the weekend! –mckenzie harris

Original Bacardi Mojito

1 ½ oz. BACARDI Superior Rum

Club soda

12 mint leaves

½ Lime

2 tablespoons simple syrup or 1 tablespoon sugar

Instructions

Muddle 12 fresh mint leaves and ½ a lime. Cover with 2 tablespoons of simple syrup or 1 tablespoon of sugar and top with ice. Add 1 ½ ounces of BACARDI Superior Rum and top with club soda. Stir well and garnish with a lime wedge and sprig of mint.

Herradura Fresh Margarita

1 ½ ounces Herradura Reposado

½ ounce Cointreau

1 ½ ounces agave nectar

1 ½ ounces fresh squeezed lime juice

Instructions

In a shaker filled with ice, add ingredients, shake to mix. Serve in a salt-rimmed rocks glass.

CIROC Diddy

1 ½ ounces CIROC Vodka

1 ½ ounces Lemonade

Instructions

Shake ingredients over ice. Strain into a chilled Collins glass.

BACARDI PEACH RED and Iced Tea

1 part BACARDI PEACH RED

3 parts iced tea

Instructions

Mix and shake ingredients in shaker. Pour over ice in a tall glass. Garnish with fresh peach wedge.


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2 Comments

  1. Anonymous on May 28, 2011 at 5:50 am

    Thanks for sharing these all soda recipe I am very impressed and Attract by that. I am also make these all various flavor of soda in my kitchen.
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  2. Anonymous on August 6, 2011 at 9:37 am

    Soda is very healthy for health and here these all soda recipe is really very nice also lemon soda is best for us. I am always make it when i have a fever. 
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