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Cheers to the 4th of July with 4 Must-Drink Cocktails

Thursday Jun 29, 2017
Corona The Lightest Sunset
Corona The Lightest Sunset  

Looking to get creative this July 4th with your picnic libations? EDGE has curated 4 must-drink recipes to ring in our independence!

Corona The Lightest Sunset

Ingredients:
12 oz. Corona Light®
1.5 oz. Casa Noble Crystal Tequila®
2 oz. orange juice
1 oz. grenadine
Orange wheel

Method: Combine Casa Noble and orange juice in a glass with ice. Pour grenadine down inside wall of the glass (don't stir). Fill with Corona Light. Garnish with orange wheel.


Cruzan Bay Breeze  

Cruzan® Bay Breeze

Ingredients:
1 part Cruzan® Aged Light Rum
1/2 part Pineapple Juice
1/2 part Cranberry Juice
Pineapple Slice
Strawberries

Method: Pour Cruzan over ice in a rocks or tall drink glass. Fill with pineapple juice and cranberry juice. Garnish with a pineapple slice and strawberry.


Auchentoshan Berry White  

Auchentoshan® Berry White

Ingredients:
1.5 parts Auchentoshan® American Oak Single Malt Scotch Whisky
0.25 part fresh lemon juice
2.5 part Shrub & Co. Strawberry w/ Meyer Lemon Shrub
3.5 parts Belgian witbier (wheat beer)
4 dashes rhubarb bitters

METHOD:
Build drink in tall glass with ice.
Fill remainder with Belgian wheat beer. Garnish with lemon peel.


Chica Libre  

Chicha Libre
Created by Ryan Herzog, Sweet Polly

Ingredients:
1.5 oz Patron Silver
.5 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
.5 oz Coconut Cream
.25 oz Fresh Watermelon Juice
.5 oz Chicha Syrup*
3 dashes Tajin
. 5 oz Blue Curaçao

Method:
1. Pour patron, lemon juice, and coconut creams into pilsner glass. Fill half the glass with crushed ice and swizzle. Pack the ice down tightly with the swizzle stick.
2. Pour Chicha syrup, watermelon juice, Tajin, and Campari in a shaker and whip to incorporate.
3. Fill the pilsner glass 3/4 with crushed ice and pack tightly. Pour the mixture around the edge of the ice.
4. Fill pilsner glass to top and mound fresh ice tightly. Pour blue curaçao around top.
5. Garnish with charred pineapple, watermelon ball, and Tajin


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