Simple Summer Cocktails
2 parts Orange Juice
2 parts Sparkling Wine
Garnish with Orange Slice
Method: Combine Hendrick’s Midsummer and orange juice in a flute. Top with sparkling wine. Garnish with orange slice.
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The Malt Julip – Created by Glenfiddich Brand Ambassador Allan Roth
2 parts Glenfiddich 14 Year Old Bourbon Barrel Reserve
Bruised Mint Leaves
Method: Build with crushed ice and garnish with mint sprigs in a traditional Julep cup.
Irish Gold Rush - Created by Tullamore D.E.W National Ambassador Donna Stewart
2 parts Tullamore D.E.W. Original
¾ parts Fresh Lemon Juice
¾ parts Honey Syrup
Method: Combine all ingredients in an ice-filled shaker. Shake until well chilled, about 10 seconds. Strain into an ice-filled old-fashioned glass, garnish with a lemon twist.
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Fistful Old Fashioned
2 parts Fistful of Bourbon
½ parts Simple Syrup
2 dashes Angostura bitters
Method: Combine ingredients and stir over ice. Strain over a large ice cube in a rocks glass. Garnish with a large grapefruit peel (optional).
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Guilty by Association – Created by Reyka Vodka National Ambassador Trevor Schneider
1 ½ parts Reyka Vodka
¾ part Aperol
¾ part Lime
¼ part Turbinado Simple
Method: Combine all ingredients. Possible middle limes. Serve over crushed ice in rocks glass and garnish with lime slice.
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The Exene – Created by Hudson Whiskey National Ambassador David Powell
1 ½ parts Hudson Baby Bourbon
1 part Aperol Aperitif
½ part Fresh Lemon Juice
½ part Honey Syrup
Half-dropper of Bittermens Elemakule Tiki Bitters (comes in dropper format—2 dashes if decanted into dasher bottle)
DIRECTIONS: add ingredients to shaker with ice, and shake to chill.
Option #1 (center): shaken with egg white or ¾ oz aquafaba (chickpea water), strained into cocktail glass, and garnished with lemon twist
Option #2 (left): strained over ice and topped with soda and garnished with lemon wedge
Option #3 (right): strained over the rocks and garnished with lemon wedge & cherry
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