Tiki Banana Cooler

Tiki Banana Cooler

Photo Courtesy of Shannon Sturgis

Tiki Banana Cooler

Created by Mixologist Lynnette Marrero

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. Zacapa Rum 23
  • 1/2 oz. Banana Liqueur
  • 2/3 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 bar spoon Demerara Syrup
  • Sparkling Water for Top
  • 1 dash Aromatic Bitters
  • Banana Tiki Dolphin for Garnish (or Banana and Cherry Skewer)

Preparation: Combine Zacapa Rum 23, banana liqueur, fresh lemon juice, demerara syrup and aromatic bitters into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain contents into a tiki glass over crushed ice. Top with sparkling water. Garnish with banana tiki dolphin.

Ideal Serving Glass: Tiki Glassware


The Don's Summer Shandy

The Don’s Summer Shandy

Photo Courtesy of Don Julio

The Don’s Summer Shandy

Created by Mixologist Ben Scorah

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 oz. Tequila Don Julio Blanco
  • 1 1/2 oz. Red Stripe Lager
  • 1/3 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1/3 oz. Thyme-Infused Simple Syrup
  • Thyme Sprig for Garnish

Preparation: Combine Tequila Don Julio Blanco, fresh lemon juice and thyme syrup in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain contents over ice into a highball glass. Top with Red Stripe and garnish with a thyme sprig.

Ideal Serving Glass: Highball glass


Porch Zwing

Porch Zwing

Photo Courtesy of Philip Guerette

Porch Zwing

Created by NYC Mixologist Sother Teague

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 oz. Zwack
  • 1/4 oz. Gin
  • 1 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 oz. Simple Syrup 2:1
  • Mint sprigs and Peach Slices for Garnish

Preparation: Muddle one slice of peach and 2 mint leaves in the bottom of a Collins Glass. Add Zwack, gin, fresh lemon juice and simple syrup and stir with a bar spoon. Top with seltzer. Garnish with additional peach slices and mint sprigs.

Ideal Serving: Collins Glass