Take advantage of the long weekend and do something spontaneous! Make that long drive up the coast, head to the beach, book an Air BnB – but, whatever you choose and wherever your adventures take you, be sure to pack these easy recipes and ready-made canned cocktails for your best, labor-less trip yet.
Spicy Ginger Margarita
- 2 oz Los Arango Blanco
- 1 oz lime juice
- ½ oz ginger simple syrup
- 3 slices of jalapeños
- Tajín for rim
Method: Rim your glass with Tajín. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to chill and combine ingredients. Fine strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish & Enjoy!
- 2 oz Crystal Head AURORA
- 4 oz Lemonade
- 3 oz Fever Tree ginger beer
- Smoked orange wedges
Method: Add Crystal Head AURORA, lemonade, and smoked orange wedges into a shaker with ice. Shake very well then pour into a tall glass.
All Italian Refreshment
- 2 ounces Malfy Gin
- .50 ounce Lemon juice
- 2 dashes Angostura bitters
Method: Shake gin, juice, and bitters with ice then strain into a cocktail glass. Top with chilled prosecco and enjoy!
- 1 oz. Seagram’s Watermelon Vodka
- 1.25 oz. Templeton Rye
- .75 oz Demerara syrup
- 2 lemon wedges
- 6 mints
Method: Muddle the lemons/mint and syrup. Add the liquor/light shake and dirty dump in a rocks glass
The Adult Lemonade
- 1 oz Deep Eddy Vodka
- 2 oz. Freshly squeezed Lemonade
- 1 oz. Club soda
- Lemon peel garnish
- Mint garnish
Method: Combine all ingredients and garnish with mint.
Rum Old Pal
- 1 oz Zaya Rum
- 1 oz Campari
- 1 oz Carpano Bianco Vermouth
Method: Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. Stir for around 30 seconds to chill and combine ingredients. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish & Enjoy!
READY-MADE CANNED COCKTAILS
Novo Fogo Sparkling Caipirinha ($3.99 per can): Novo Fogo, a USDA-certified distillery that produces organic cachaças from fresh sugarcane, is highlighting the national spirit of Brazil in an accessible way by introducing the first ever Sparkling Caipirinha in a can. It’s fresh, natural, flavorful, and carbonated, making the world’s most popular cocktail by consumption sparkle and shine in a way that is easy to enjoy.
Half-Seas Cocktail Cans ($16-20 per 4-Pack): Half-Seas offers elevated versions of the canned cocktail, available in Daiquiri, Paloma, and Bramble. These all-natural, effervescent cans are as stylish as they are delicious.
Slow & Low Rock and Rye 100ml Cans ($4.99 per can): The Slow and Low 100ml can is the next step in the evolution. Cooper Spirits took a proper 84 proof bar cocktail using a historic recipe and is not only introducing it in a different vessel, the can but is doing so in a portable, convenient and novel size. Perfect for your outdoor pursuits, from camping to BBQs to sporting events, tailgates and concerts, the 100ml can is versatile and makes for just the right sized packaging.
Stella Rosa Aluminum Singles, $4.99 – Our new 8.5 oz aluminum single-serves serve the purpose for wine anytime, they’re easy to carry, easy to pack, easy to drink, look stylish, can go anywhere with you and you’re going to love them! Find them at your local retailers or come by our winery to have a taste and pick up a case. Find location and hours at SanAntonioWinery.com. Stella Rosa aluminum single-serve wine comes in our most popular flavors, Black and Platinum, and Pink!
Deep Eddy Peach and Strawberry Popsicles
- .50 oz. Deep Eddy Peach Vodka
- 1 oz. Coconut Water
- .50 oz. Strawberry syrup
- .25 Cup chopped strawberries
- 1 oz. Cream
Combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly. Freeze and enjoy!