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
12 mint leaves
2 tablespoons simple syrup or 1 tablespoon sugar
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
In a shaker filled with ice, add ingredients, shake to mix. Serve in a salt-rimmed rocks glass.
1 ½ ounces CIROC Vodka
1 ½ ounces Lemonade
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
Mix and shake ingredients in shaker. Pour over ice in a tall glass. Garnish with fresh peach wedge.
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