Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Simple Cocktails for a Labor(less) Day!

Summer may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! Whether you’re throwing a backyard BBQ or pool party, these simply delicious cocktails from Hornitos Tequila, Pinnacle Vodka, Sauza Tequila and Skinnygirl Cocktails will lighten your Labor Day load with some labor-less cocktails. With recipes from easy to easier to easiest, these drinks will help you give summer a proper sendoff with minimal effort and lots of fun. 

If you’re looking for an easy recipe to serve at your end-of-summer bash, mix up this pitcher-style cocktail ahead of time so you don’t have to play bartender all night. 
Sauza® Prickly Pink Margarita (serves 8)
·         1 cup Sauza® Signature Blue Silver Tequila
·         1/2 cup DeKuyper® Triple Sec
·         1/2 cup prickly pear syrup
·         1 cup limeade
·         Pear slices
·         Lime wedges

Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a pitcher with ice and stir. Strain into salt-rimmed glasses and serve. Garnish with pear slice and lime wedge.

Regardless of your spirit of choice, these no-fuss recipes contain just a few simple ingredients and are a breeze to whip up at your BBQ. 

Pinnacle® Citrus Splash 
·         1 part Pinnacle® Citrus Vodka
·         2 parts Lemon-Lime Soda 
·         Raspberries 

Preparation: Mix in a glass with ice and garnish with a raspberry. 

Hornitos® Spicy Verde
·         2 parts Hornitos® Reposado Tequila
·         3 parts fresh pineapple juice
·         1/2 part fresh lime juice
·         2 dashes green habanero hot sauce

Preparation: Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a highball glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a lime slice.

No time to think about drinks while your guests are arriving? This new ready to serve includes notes of cool lime and refreshing watermelon for the perfect summertime cocktail. 

Skinnygirl® Watermelon Lime Margarita 
·         5 parts Skinnygirl® Watermelon Lime Margarita
·         Watermelon wedge for garnish 

Preparation: Pour Skinnygirl® Watermelon Lime Margarita over ice and garnish with a watermelon wedge

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