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Summer Drinks

A few drink recipes perfect for that backyard cookout.



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    Nicaraguan Mai Tai

    2 oz Flor de Cana 7 Year Grand Reserve Rum
    3/4 oz lime juice
    1/2 oz triple sec
    1/2 oz almond syrup
    1/4 oz vanilla simple syrup

    DIRECTIONS: Build in pitcher and stir to combine. Pour over ice in glass and garnish with orange and lime wedge.
    Sparkling Croft Sangria

    2 1/2 oz Croft PINK Port
    1/2 oz pisco brandy
    1/2 oz vanilla simple syrup
    2 oz dry cava
    1 orange wedge
    1 lemon wedge
    1 strawberry
    4 mint leaves

    DIRECTIONS: Muddle fruit and mint in pitcher. Add in order, Croft pink port, vanilla syrup and cava.
    Stir to combine. Pour into glass over ice and garnish with mint sprig top.

    2 oz Flor de Cana 7 Year Grand Reserve Rum
    1/2 oz simple syrup
    3 dashes Peychaud Bitters
    1 dash Lucid Absinthe Superieure

    DIRECTIONS: Combine ingredients in pitcher. Add ice to chill and dilute.
    Pour into salt rimmed rocks glass and garnish with large lemon twist.