What do you have planned for Mother’s Day?

There’s no one quite like Mom, even if that person is a Grandmother, Aunt, Mother-in-Law, or Sister…this is the one day out of the year to honor and celebrate all that she does. This year, mix up a few delicious cocktails to sip while enjoying your Mother’s Day!


WTRMLN Water Margarita (Serves 6)


  • 4 – 12 oz bottles of WTRMLN WTR+Strawberry
  • ½ cups fresh lime juice
  • 1 cup silver tequila(optional)
  • Sea salt (for lining rim)

DIRECTIONS: Combine WTRMLN WTR, lime juice, tequila and a handful of ice to a pitcher, stir well to combine. Line the rim glasses with lime juice and sea salt (optional). Add ice and pour over margaritas.


Basil Hayden’s® Rosemary Sour Punch Bowl ~ By Matt Sharp (Austin, TX)


  • 1 bottle of Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon
  • 10 parts Simple Syrup
  • 10 parts Lemon Juice
  • 30 dashes Aromatic Bitters
  • Sprig of Rosemary (for garnish)

Method: Combine all ingredients into a large punch bowl with 4 cups of ice. Slice lemons into wheels and add to bowl. Stir to chill and ladle into Collins glass with a rosemary sprig.

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Knob Creek® Orange Blossom


  • 1 ½ part Knob Creek® Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • ½ part DeKuyper® Triple Sec,
  • 1 part orange juice

Method: Combine in a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with an orange slice.


Laphroaig® First Bloom


  • 1 part Laphroaig® Select Scotch Whisky
  • 3/4 part Apple Brandy
  • 1 tsp Dark Maple Syrup
  • 2 Dashes Angostura® Bitters
  • Lemon Twist (for garnish)

Method: Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and stir until slightly chilled but still boozy. Strain into an old fashioned glass with a large ice cube. Garnish with a lemon twist.


EFFEN® Spring Breeze


  • 2 parts EFFEN® Cucumber Vodka
  • 1 part Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1 part Pineapple/Basil-Infused Simple Syrup*
  • 2 Cucumber Slices
  • Soda

Method: In a mixing glass, muddle 2 cucumber slices. Add vodka, lime juice and simple syrup and shake with ice. Strain into a tall Collins glass filled over ice and top with soda. Garnish with cucumber slices.

  • * Pineapple/Basil Syrup:
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Fresh Pineapple Cubed
  • 8 Basil Leaves

Combine equal parts water and sugar in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, and then add basil leaves and pineapple chunks to simple syrup. Let infuse for 1 hour.

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