Happy International Cocktail Day with a few amazing recipes

International Cocktail Day

Here are a few cocktails to try for Happy Hour tonight seeing March 24th is International Cocktail Day.

Aperol Spritz 

  • This fruity and refreshing spring/summer favourite is made with prosecco Aperol and a splash of soda for the Perfect Aperol Spritz.  

Ingredients 

  • 3 oz | Prosecco 
  • 2 oz | Aperol 
  • 1 oz | Soda 
  • Ice cubes 
  • Orange slice garnish 

Recipe 

  • Fill a white wine glass with ice. Pour 3 oz of prosecco followed by 2 oz of Aperol . Add 1 oz splash of soda. Stir to combine and garnish with an orange slice.  

Grand Margarita 

  • This highly refreshing cocktail pairs sour lime with earthy tequila notes, adding Grand Marnier’s cognac and bitter orange flavour for a refined smoothness and a heightened drinking experience. 

Ingredients 

  • 1 oz | Grand Marnier® Cordon Rouge 
  • 1 oz | tequila 
  • 0.5 oz | freshly lime juice 
  • Ice cubes 
  • Lime garnish 

Recipe 

  • Fill a wide, shallow dish with 2-3 mm of fine salt. Cut a lime in half at the width and rub around half of the rim of a margarita glass. Cut a thin, crosswise slice from one of the lime halves for garnish. Holding glass upside down, dip wet half delicately into the salt. Shake Grand Marnier®, tequila and lime juice with ice in a cocktail shaker. Strain into glass and apply lime garnish to rim. 

The Estate Daquiri 

  • This is a nod to the real Daiquiri, a drink that dates back to the 1800s and highlights Appleton Estate 8-Year-Old Reserve’s smooth versatility. 

Ingredients 

  • 1.5 oz | Appleton 8-Year-Old Reserve  
  • 1 oz | fresh lime juice 
  • ½ oz | simple syrup 
  • Orange peel garnish 

Recipe 

  • Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and strain into a chilled Coupette glass. 

Happy International Cocktail Day!

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