From the fun Hamptons soirees to having beach weather on the horizon, Memorial Day Weekend marks the start of the Hamptons season which is cause for celebration. A tasty cocktail is the perfect way to kickoff the season in style.
1. Coconut Watermelon Freeze:
Nothing says summer like cooling down with a delicious frozen drink.
• 1 3/4 parts Pucker
Watermelon Wow Vodka
• Approximately 2 parts of Coconut Sorbet
• 1/3 part Lemon Sour Mix
• Toasted Coconut Flakes
• Watermelon Ball
Method: Add all ingredients into blender with ice; blend in crush ice mode. Garnish with toasted coconut flakes and a watermelon ball and pour into a hurricane glass.
Blue Hawaiian and Coconut Rum Punch. (Courtesy Photo)
2. Honey Ginger Sauza-Rita:
A batch of margaritas is the perfect addition to any Hamptons Memorial Day weekend BBQ. This recipe serves 9.
• 1 12 oz. can frozen Lemonade
• 1 12 oz. bottle of Ginger Beer
• 12 oz. Sauza Blue 100% Agave Silver Tequila
• 1 can of Water
• 3 tbsp. Honey
• 2 tbsp. Salt
Combine lemonade, ginger beer, Sauza Tequila, water and 1 tablespoon of honey in a pitcher filled with ice. Stir well to combine. Rim your cocktail glasses by dipping in remaining 2 tablespoons of honey and then running them through a plate of salt. Serve over ice with a lemon wheel.
3. Blue Hawaiian:
An easy to make fun fruity colorful cocktail to kickoff the start of the season.
• 3 oz. Georgi
Coconut Flavored Vodka
• 3 oz. Pineapple Juice
• Splash of Llord's Blue Curacao
Shake pineapple juice and Georgi Coconut Flavored Vodka into cocktail shaker. Pour over ice and top with Llord's Blue Curacao.
Honey Ginger Sauza®-Rita. (Courtesy Photo)
4. LeSUTRA Blue Bowls:
Stop by Montauk Yacht Club
(32 Star Island Road, 631-668-3100, www.montaukyachtclub.com
) starting Memorial Day Weekend to try all four flavors of LeSUTRA Blue Bowls.
• 1 oz.LeSUTRA Peach Sparkling Liqueur
• .5 oz. Lemon Lime Soda
• .5 oz.Fresh Orange Juice
• .5 oz.Peach Schnopps
5. Sargeant Sake:
Easy to make and refreshing drink making it a perfect summer drink.
• 1 oz. TY KU
• Splash of Grapefruit Juice
Shake TY KU Sake Black with ice in cocktail shaker. Pour over ice and top with a splash of Grapefruit Juice.
LeSUTRA Blue Bowls are available at Montauk Yacht Club. (Courtesy Photo)
6. Cherry Bourbon Blossom:
In honor of one of the prettiest flowering trees sip on this unique cocktail.
• 1 part JDK & Sons
Crave Chocolate Cherry Liqueur
• 1 part Maker's Mark Bourbon
• 1/2 part Lavender Liqueur
Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass over ice and shake. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a pink edible flower.
7. Coconut Rum Punch:
Enjoy the relaxed spirits of the Caribbean while sipping on this tropical cocktail.
• 5 oz. Caribaya Coconut Rum Punch
• 1 oz. Caribaya Coconut Rum
• 2 oz. Lemon Lime Soda
Shake Rum Punch and coconut rum into cocktail shaker. Pour over ice and top with lemon lime soda.
Have a happy and relaxing Memorial Day weekend!
Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com
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