Summer Sips - District Weddings

Summer Sips

July 29, 2014

It’s time to heat things up with these bold and refreshing cocktails! We guarantee your guests will rave over these delicious sips at your next summer soiree. Signature cocktails are the perfect way to add flare and personal touch to your event. Be creative and give your libation a lavish name!

Mango Jalapeño Margarita

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elements:

2 ounces grand marnier, 1 1/2 ounces jalapeño tequila, 2 ounces lime juice, 2 1/2 ounces mango simple syrup, 1/2 mango peeled and chopped, 2 jalapeño peppers sliced, salt for the rim, lime wedges

concoct:

for jalapeño tequila: add 2 sliced jalapeños to a large container and cover with 1 1/2 cups of tequila, let sit for 24 hours then strain before using

for mango simple syrup: combine 1 cup sugar and water, bring to a boil and let sugar dissolve, turn off heat and let cool completely, combine 1 cup simple syrup + 1/2 mango (peeled and cubed) in a blender and blend until combined.

for the margaritas: rim the ridge of your glass with a lime wedge and dip in margarita salt and fill the glass with ice, in a cocktail shaker, combine tequila, grand marnier, simple syrup and lime juice shake for about 30 seconds, pour over ice and squeeze in lime slices

Bourbon + Peach Smash

Ginger peach whiskey cocktail with mint

elements:

2 slices of fresh peach, handful fresh mint, 1 slice fresh ginger, 1 ounce simple syrup, 1 1/2 ounce fine bourbon, a splash of punt e mes, topped with ginger ale

concoct:

mix ingredients in a glass and muddle, add bourbon and punt e mes, fill with large chunks of ice, top with ginger ale, add mint sprig and ginger slice for garnish

 

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