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World Cocktail Day recipes

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Make your own mixed drinks

World Cocktail Day is May 13, giving you the opportunity to stop in at a pricey cocktail tasting at a trendy bar or, much more affordably, hold your own cocktail tasting at home. Not sure which mixed drinks to celebrate? Try the following cocktail recipes from Three Olives Vodka, Van Gogh Vodka and 1800 Tequila, or sip one of our other cocktail recipes listed below.

World Cocktail Day recipes

Morning SunriseMorning Sunshine

Serves 1Recipe courtesy of Three Olives VodkaIngredients:
1-1/4 ounce Three Olives Tomato Vodka
1/4 ounce basil-infused simple syrup
1/2 ounce orange juiceDirections:
Shake vodka, basil syrup and orange juice with ice in a shaker. Strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a cherry tomato, orange wedge and a sprig of basil.

Three-O Cherry CosmoThree-O Cherry Cosmo

Serves 1

Recipe courtesy of Three Olives VodkaIngredients:
3 ounces Three Olives Cherry Vodka
1/2 ounce Triple Sec
1 ounce cranberry juice
Splash of fresh lime juiceDirections:
Shake vodka, Triple Sec and juices with ice in a shaker. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a cherry or small bunch of fresh red currants.

Gogh Starry NightGogh Starry Night

Serves 1

Recipe courtesy of Van Gogh Vodka

Ingredients:
1 ounce Van Gogh Acai-Blueberry Vodka
4 ounces sparkling rose wine

Directions:
Pour chilled Van Gogh Acai-Blueberry Vodka into a champagne flute. Top with sparkling rose wine and garnish with a starfruit.

1800 Caipirinha1800 Caipirinha

Serves 1Recipe courtesy of 1800 TequilaIngredients:
5 lime wedges
1/4 ounce agave nectar
1/4 ounce Veev Acai Liqueur
1 ounce 1800 Select Silver TequilaDirections:
Muddle the lime with the agave nectar in the bottom of a high ball glass. Top with ice, juice, acai liquor, and tequila. Shake vigorously and pour all contents into a glass. Garnish with mint leaves.

Raw DiamonRaw Diamond

Serves 1Ingredients:
1 ounce 1800 Select Silver Tequila
1/4 ounce pear puree
1/4 ounce fresh lime juice
1/4 ounce agave nectar

Directions:
Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice and vigorously shake. Pour into a lightly salted highball glass. Garnish with a lime twist.

Even more cocktail recipes for World Cocktail Day

Regardless of the cocktails you choose, please celebrate responsibly.

What are your favorite cocktails? Let us know below!

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