When you are the bartender: Canada Day Cocktails dockside

 

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This Muskoka weekend calls for cocktails on the dock that speak to our pride in Canada’s 150th Anniversary. Here’s to you, Canada!

Cherry Mojito – we are making this for Josh this weekend!

 

INGREDIENTS

4 oz.  Sparkling Ice Cherry Limeade

1.5 oz.  White Rum

10 Mint leaves (plus a few more for garnish)

6 Cherries (stems and pits removed)

Lime slices for garnish

DIRECTIONS

In a large, sturdy glass, muddle together the mint and cherries until lightly-smashed. Stir in the rum and then top with Sparkling Ice Cherry Limeade over ice.  Stir gently to mix. Garnish with fresh cherries, mint leaves, and lime slices.

Blackberry Lemon Smash

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INGREDIENTS

1.5 oz of white rum

1.5 oz of vodka

Blackberries

8 oz Sparkling Ice Lemon Lime

DIRECTIONS

Add blackberries and vodka to shaker. Muddle. Add rum and ice. Shake and strain into a chilled pint glass over ice. Fill with Sparkling Ice Lemon Lime.

Cherry Lime Rickey

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INGREDIENTS

4 oz.  Sparkling Ice Cherry Limeade

1.5 oz.  Gin

Mint, fresh cherries and lime slices for garnish

DIRECTIONS

Using a tall Collins glass, pour gin then Sparkling Ice Cherry Limeade over ice.  Stir gently to mix. Garnish with mint sprigs, cherries and lime slices.

 

Black Raspberry Brut Cocktail

INGREDIENTS

1 ½ oz. Silver Tequila

2 oz. brut Champagne

7 large black raspberries

2 oz. Sparkling Ice Black Raspberry

¼ oz. lemon juice

DIRECTIONS

Muddle black raspberries, Sparkling Ice Black Raspberry and lemon juice in a glass. Pour ingredients into a glass filled with ice. Add tequila, stir, and strain into a large rocks glass filled with ice. Top with brut Champagne and garnish with a skewered black raspberries.

 

 

 

 

 

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