Friday, May 20, 2016

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with Sauza and Skinnygirl Cocktails!

Throughout MDW, honor those who have served our country and celebrate the unofficial start of summer with refreshing cocktails from Sauza Tequila and Skinnygirl Cocktails! 

Whether you’re going to the beach, throwing a backyard barbecue, or planning an exciting trip, enjoy the three-day weekend with the cocktail recipes below!

·         Sauza® Tequila Sunrise – the Sauza® Tequila Sunrise cocktail offers citrus flavors of orange juice, cranberry juice, lime and grapefruit 
·         Red, Red Rita – Sauza Tequila’s Red, Red Rita cocktail offers a delicious balance of blood orange juice, lime juice, simple syrup and fresh orange 
·         Watermelon Refresher – Skinnygirl Cocktails’ Watermelon Refresher cocktail offers a cool combination of watermelon juice, lemonade and fresh watermelon 
·         Skinnygirl® White Wine Slush – Skinnygirl Cocktails’ White Wine Slush cocktail offers a light mix of wine, rum, lemonade, seltzer and a fresh peach 

Sauza® Tequila Sunrise
·         2 parts Sauza® Signature Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
·         1 part lime juice
·         1 part orange juice
·         3 parts cranberry juice
·         1 grapefruit wedge 

Preparation: Fill shaker with all ingredients and shake. Strain into glass over ice. Garnish with a grapefruit wedge. 

Red, Red Rita
·         1 part Sauza® Signature Blue Silver Tequila
·         1 part blood orange juice
·         1/2 part lime juice
·         1/2 part simple syrup
·         1 blood orange wheel 

Preparation: Add ingredients to an ice-filled shaker. Shake and strain over ice into a margarita glass. Garnish with a blood orange wheel.

Watermelon Refresher
·         1 ½ parts Skinnygirl® Cucumber Vodka
·         1 ½ parts lemonade
·         1 ½ parts watermelon juice
·         Thyme or watermelon for garnish

Preparation: Shake all ingredients vigorously with ice. Pour mixture into a tall glass, add garnish and enjoy! 

Skinnygirl® White Wine Slush
·         1 part Skinnygirl® Pinot Grigio
·         1 part Cruzan® Light Rum 
·         2 parts frozen lemonade
·         1 part seltzer
·         Peach for garnish

Preparation: Blend all ingredients except seltzer with ice. Pour into a flute glass, top with seltzer and garnish with peach.

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