Labor Day weekend is here and that means it’s time to enjoy your last bits of summer sun and sips of cool cocktails. Celebrate with Angry Orchard hard cider, the most refreshing way to end the summer.
Mixologist Jeremy Oertel uses hard cider to create light and refreshing cocktails with complex flavor profiles.
Crisp and refreshing single-serve – By Jeremy Oertel
- 4 oz. Angry Orchard Crisp Apple
- 1 oz. White Rum
- 1/2 oz. Lime Juice
- 1/2 oz. Simple Syrup
- 1 dash Angostura Bitters
- 2 slices Cucumber (Muddled)
- 5 to 6 MInt Leaves (Muddled)
Preparation: Muddle mint and cucumber in a shaker then add all ingredients except cider. Shake with ice and fine strain into a rocks glass with ice and top with cider. Garnish with a mint sprig and cucumber wheel.
Red & blue patriotic single-serve – By Angry Orchard
- Angry Orchard Crisp Apple
- 1 oz. Blue Curacao
- 1 oz. Raspberry Schnapps
Preparation: In a pint glass, combine 1 oz blue curacao and 1 oz raspberry schnapps over ice. Fill with Angry Orchard Crisp Apple. Garnish with a lime wedge.
Fruit-forward punch for a crowd – By Jeremy Oertel
- 4 12 oz. bottles Angry Orchard Crisp Apple
- 4 cups Watermelon Juice
- 1 cup Vodka
- 1 cup Cointreau or Orange Liqueur
- 1 cup Lime Juice
- 1/2 cup Orange Juice
- 1 Navel Orange Sliced
- 1 Lime Sliced
- Watermelon Chunks
Preparation: In a large container add the watermelon juice, Vodka, Cointreau, lime juice and orange juice. Stir in ice, orange slices, lime wheels, and watermelon chunks. Top off with Angry Orchard Crisp Apple Cider and stir gently to combine. Serve.