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American FlagAt BourbonBlog.com, we enjoy themed cocktails for holidays and the creations below might be more refreshing to drink than to eat for Memorial Day.

If you want some bourbon and whiskey inspired recipes to grill out and cook with, check out our food recipe section here.

As always, have a safe and fun Memorial Day Weekend…Bourbon Lovers Drink Responsibly !

 

Bruschetta Martini

Bruschetta Martini 2 oz. Gin No.3

1/2 oz. Creme de Framboise
1/2 oz. Lemon Juice
1/4 oz. Simple Syrup
3 Cherry Tomatoes
3 Basil Leaves

Muddle basil leaves and cherry tomato. Add all other ingredients and shake well over ice. 
Strain and pour into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with sweet paprika, cherry tomato a basil leaf. 

Scottish Fruit Tart

The Glenrothes Select Reserve Bottle3/4 oz. The Glenrothes Select Reserve Single Malt Scotch Whisky
3/4 oz. Sweet Vermouth
3/4 oz. Luxardo Cherry Liqueur
3/4 oz. Fresh Orange juice
1 slice fresh peach (without skin)

Muddle one half-inch thick slice of peach. Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. 
Mix well and strain into a chilled coupe or cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange peel and peach slice.
Fruit Tart

Spice and Stormy

Pink Pigeon Rum4 pieces of chopped Pineapple
4 pieces of chopped Ginger Root
1 1/2 oz. Pink Pigeon Rum
1/2 oz. Simple Syrup
1/2 oz. Lemon Juice
1/2 oz.  Luxardo Bitters
Top with Ginger beer

Muddle pineapple and ginger root, lemon juice and simple syrup. 
Add rum. Shake well, over ice and top up with a Ginger beer and bitters.

Mint Garden

Mint Garden1 1/2 oz. Chinaco Tequila Reposado

4 pieces Red Bell Pepper
4 Mint Sprigs

1/2 oz. Lemon Juice
1/2 oz. Simple Syrup
3/4 oz. Fresh Grapefruit Juice
1/2 oz. Luxardo Triple Sec

Muddle red pepper and mint. Add all other ingredients. Shake well over ice and strain into a chilled martini glass.
Garnish with red pepper slice and mint sprig.
Chinaco Tequila Reposado

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