Friday, July 18, 2014

Gear Up for Shark Week with Some Festive Cocktails

In honor of the much anticipated Shark Week starting August 10, Skinnygirl® Cocktails and Sauza® Tequila are offering some killer recipes sure to keep your adrenaline pumping!

Whether you’re watching with friends or dare to tune in on your own, these are the perfect drinks to brave these deadly creatures. Mix up the recipes below and batten down the hatches for one thrilling week!

Shark Attack
  • 2 parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  • 3 parts ruby red grapefruit juice
  • 1 part DeKuyper® Mixologist Series Blood Orange Liqueur
  • Orange slice (for garnish)

Preparation: Build in order over ice in a tall glass. Garnish with an orange slice and enjoy.

The Shark Fin  
  • 2 parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  • 1 part DeKuyper® Mixologist Series Blood Orange Liqueur
  • 2 parts fresh lemon sour
  • Juice of one whole lime
  • Lemon wedge (for garnish)

Preparation: Shake all ingredients with ice and strain over fresh ice in a glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

Dangerous Waters
·         1 ½ parts Skinnygirl® Meyer Lemon Vodka
·         2 parts sugar-free strawberry lemonade
·         Muddled blueberries, raspberries and strawberries
·         Splash of sparkling water
·         Blackberry or lemon wedge (for garnish)
·         Ice

Preparation: Mix vodka, muddled blueberries, raspberries and strawberries in a glass. Top off with a splash of sparking water and add ice. Garnish with a blackberry or lemon wedge.

Shark Bite Sipper
·         1 ½  parts Skinnygirl™ Bare Naked Vodka
·         ½ part Vermouth
·         ½  part Olive Juice
·         Olives for garnish
Preparation: Shake all ingredients, including the olives for garnish, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

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