Top 10 Most Popular Cocktails Being Served at Raise Your Spirits, Inc.

It's been a while since I last posted so enjoy this new blog post on the 2016 Top 10 most popular #summer #cocktails being served at #RaiseYourSpirits. If you would like the 'actual' recipes as far as brands, ratios, and proportions, please let me know. I can't give away my trade secrets! Some of these are classics, some twists on classics, and some RYS originals. Sure, you can check online and google the recipes, but why not contact RYS so you can get the best version of the #cocktails and experience what so many people are talking about. The #cocktails are in no particular order and different brands can be substituted, but the brands listed are what I recommend. Have fun mixing!!!

 

1. Dragonberry Mojito                                                                                                                  

  • Cracked or Crushed Ice
  • Fresh Spearmint Leaves
  • Fresh Strawberries                                                                                            
  • Fresh Lime Juice
  • Bacardi Dragonberry Rum
  • Quality Seltzer Water    
  • Large Rocks Glass
  • No garnish

 

2. Bourbon Blackberry Collins                                                                                                   

  • Fresh Blackberries
  • Premium/Call Bourbon, i.e. Bird Dog Whiskey, Bird Dog Blackberry Whiskey, or Bulleit Bourbon
  • Chambord                                                                                                     
  • Cointreau
  • Fresh Lemon Syrup
  • Collins Glass
  • Garnish blackberry on pick

 

3. Tennessee Lemonade

  • Jack Daniel’s
  • Triple Sec
  • Fresh Lemon Syrup
  • Lemon-Lime Soda
  • Tall glass or Pint Glass
  • Garnish lemon wedge

 

4. Baybreeze                                                                                     

  • Vodka, i.e. Absolut or Tito's or Malibu Coconut Rum (sweeter version)
  • Cranberry Juice
  • Pineapple Juice
  • Highball Glass
  • Garnish lime wedge

 

5. Sex on the Beach                                       

  • Vodka, i.e. Absolut or Tito's
  • Peach Liqueur (better option than peach schnapps), i.e. 99 Peaches or Marie Brizzard Peach Liqueur
  • Cranberry Juice
  • Orange Juice
  • Highball Glass
  • Garnish lime wedge

 

6. Watermelon Margarita                                                                           

  • Blanco Tequila, i.e. Lunazul, Suaza Blue Silver
  • Watermelon Liqueur
  • Fresh Agave Syrup
  • Fresh Lime Juice                    
  • Fresh Lemon Syrup
  • Fresh Watermelon Juice
  • Margarita Glass or Tall Glass
  • Garnish lime wedge or watermelon sliver

 

7. Pink Lemonade

  • Ciroc Red Berry Vodka
  • Limoncello
  • Homemade Lemonade
  • POM Pomegranate Juice or Grenadine
  • Tall Glass or Pint Glass
  • Garnish lemon wedge

 

8. Caribbean Hard Lemonade

  • White Rum
  • Mango Rum, i.e. Cruzan
  • Malibu Coconut Rum
  • Pineapple Juice
  • Guava Juice
  • Lemonade
  • Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka
  • Tall Glass or Pint Glass
  • Garnish Cherry

 

9. Moscow Mule

  • Russian Standard Vodka or any other Russian Vodka, i.e. Stoli
  • Fresh Lime Juice
  • Ginger Beer
  • Mule Cup or Highball Glass
  • Garnish lime wedge

 

10. Berry Caipiroska                                                                                                              

  • Peach Vodka, i.e. Absolut Apeach or Three Olives Peach
  • Fresh Raspberries
  • Fresh Blackberries                                                                      
  • Fresh Blueberries
  • Fresh Lemon Syrup
  • Quality Seltzer Water or Peach Seltzer
  • Large Rocks Glass
  • No garnish

 

 

Cheers!

 

 

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