Celebrating National Liqueur Day

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TGIF! It’s been a long week, hell really its been a long month. We’re all settled in our new place and believe it or not I haven’t had a drink in weeks. To make matters worse my annual trip back to Tallahassee for my alma maters homecoming didnt happen because I had to be an adult and prioritize my weekend for grownup stuff 🙁 so yea I’m in need of a FEW drinks. Luckily some of our friends and sponsors reached out and let us know today was a Holiday (as if Friday isn’t ALWAYS a holiday?) It’s National Liqueur day, and that’s plenty of reason for my to grab a glass and relax. Here are a few recipe suggestions to help you celebrate today and hopefully all weekend long.

Jack-Honey-Sangria


Tennessee Honey Sangria

 

  • 0.5 Cup Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey
  • 1 Bottle Malbec Wine (any full bodied wine)
  • 0.5 Cup Pure Apple Juice
  • 1 Half Orange, Sliced
  • 1 Plum, Sliced
  • 1 Half Pear, Sliced
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick (optional)

Cut all fruit in equal slices and drop into the bottom of a pitcher. Add cinnamon stick(s). Pour the whole bottle of wine, Jack and apple juice over the fruit and stir. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for a minimum of 3 hours/up to 2 days. Best soaked overnight before drinking. Serve cold or room temperature.

 

Honey-SmashHoney Smash

  • 1.5 oz. Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey
  • Whole lemon cut into 8ths
  • 1 oz. Honey
  • 8 Fresh mint leaves

Muddle lemon, honey and mint. Add Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey and pour into glass.

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  • 2/3 part Midori Melon Liqueur
  • 1 1/2 parts Yamazaki 12 Year Old Whisky
  • 1/3 part DeKuyper Vanilla Liqueur
  • 1 dash bitters
Pour the ingredients over ice in a glass and stir well. Strain into a pre-chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a twist of lemon.
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Midori Melon Ball
  • 1 part Midori® Melon Liqueur
  • 1 part Pinnacle® vodka
  • Orange juice

Fill the glass with ice, pour in Midori and Pinnacle vodka and top with orange juice. Garnish with an orange slice or melon balls.

 



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