Now that it actually feels like spring, World Cocktail Day (Thursday, May 12th) marks the perfect opportunity to pick a drink with your favorite spirit and enjoy an outdoor after-work cocktail.
Island Time Spritz:
Directions: Combine together over ice. Garnish with pineapple chunks on a skewer.
Scot’s Pomelo: (Created by Ryan Judson, Brand Ambassador for Usquaebach)
Directions: Combine all ingredients in a rocks glass over ice. Stir, garnish with grapefruit twist.
Directions: Muddle mint and simple syrup in a glass, stir in gin, vermouth and lemon juice. Add seltzer and fill glass with ice. Garnish with mint leaves, lemon and orange zest.
The Cipriani Bellini:
Directions: Blend peaches and simple syrup until you have smooth puree. Strain the puree and chill for two hours. Pour the peach puree into champagne flutes and gently top with Prosecco DOC.
Directions: Lightly muddle jalapeño wheels and agave nectar in a shaker. Add the remaining ingredients, fill with ice and shake until well chilled. Strain into a large rocks glass that has been rimmed with a mixture of chili powder and salt. Garnish with a lime wheel or pineapple wedge.