Memorial Day Cocktails #7: Test These Cocktails + Impress Friends and Family!

This is Memorial Day Cocktails #7. If you go back for the last 10 days, you will find more posts. I love writing about cocktails. I have fun mixing them up. I am known to tweak a recipe and also for creating my own recipes.

These recipes are provided by the respective brands.

NOLET’S Silver Peach Lemonade Punch

 

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Ingredients:
750 ml NOLET’S Silver Gin
2.25 L Lemonade
187 ml Elderflower Liqueur
2 Bags Frozen Peaches

Method:
Mix all ingredients in an infusion jar and stir.
Serve over ice in a highball glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

 

Rosa is Red

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Ingredients:
5 ounces Rosa Regale
1 ounce London Dry Gin
3/4 ounce Lemon Juice
3/4 ounce Lavender Simple Syrup*
1/2 ounce Blood Orange Juice
1 strawberry, sliced
Orange peel, to garnish

Method:
Combine Gin, lemon, blood orange and lavender simple syrup into shaking tin and fill half way with ice.
Shake for 3 seconds and strain into a wine glass with ice and top with sparkling rose.
Drop strawberries into glass and garnish with orange peel.

How to Make Lavender Simple Syrup:
Bring one cup water to a boil with 1 tablespoon lavender sprigs.
Add 1 cup of sugar and stir till dissolved.
Take off heat and let cool.
Strain out lavender and refrigerate up to one week.

 

NOLET’S Silver Sangria

 

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Ingredients:
8 oz. NOLET’S Silver Gin
750 ml Dry White Wine (suggest something like Pinot Grigio or Fume Blanc. You want/need a fruity background in the wine and nothing overly sweet)
4 oz. White Grape Juice
4 oz. Sugar
4 oz. Sliced Seedless Grapes
1 Sliced Apple (Green or Red)
16 oz. Ginger Ale or Club Soda

Method:
Dissolve sugar in a pitcher with white wine, NOLET’S Silver, and grape juice.
Add grapes and apple slices and chill.
Add ice and top with ginger ale or club soda.
Serve over ice in a wine glass.
Garnish with grapes.

Thanks to Nolet Gin and Rosa Regale for these great recipes. I think each has a unique flavor profile and a distinct summer presentation!
Enjoy!!

Stevie Wilson,
LA-Story.com

 

 

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Digital and social media pioneer and visionary meets disruptive innovator with a passion for topics and conversations that reveal insight into the So. California lifestyle. LA-Story.com appeals to a global audience (from Asia to Africa; Middle East to Europe, No. America to Latin America) in variety of topics and sectors: style (beauty and fashion), health & fitness, entertainment (movies, TV, books, music and more) ; food, beverages & spirits; IT Security + tech , travel, special events (red carpet to green carpet) I am known for interviews ( podcasts , textual and video conversations) with notables, celebrities and companies about interesting products & brands; profiles about places that reflect the So. CA vision and special events (Oscars, Golden Globes, Emmys & other events that illustrate celebrity , athletes and home-town "stars" lifestyle and initiatives.) that illuminate the insider's perspective of So. California's lifestyle . Learn what's hot in Los Angeles, NYC, MIami and stops closer to home that make this blog a must-read because the voice, attitude, authenticity and ability to grasp the essence of most sectors, brands & products make it easy for consumers to earn what makes a brand, initiative or product unique - whether, food, fashion or finance (or any other topic "on the table") With 15+ Years online launching websites, online magazines, forums, products & brands, my voice, authenticity and ability to grasp the essence of most sectors, brands & products make it easy for me to share what the online audience and consumers alike want to learn- how to shop, live and reflect the lifestyle they wish to emulate. Need to leverage digital and social media space? Reach out to me!

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