President’s Day Cocktail Ideas

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President’s Day Cocktail Ideas

It’s America’s day off and the best way to celebrate President’s Day is having some of these historic cocktail drinks this long weekend. 

Betsy Ross Cocktail Recipe

By Gary Regan of Liquor.com

Betsy Ross Cocktail Recipe By Gary Regan of Liquor.com

Total Prep Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

Here's what you need:

  • 1 ½ oz. brandy
  • 1 ½ oz. ruby port
  • ½ oz. orange curaçao
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters

How to mix:

  1. Into a mixing glass with ice, pour the brandy, ruby port, orange curaçao and bitters and stir until well-chilled.
  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

El Presidente Cocktail Recipe

By Simon Ford of Liquor.com

El Presidente Cocktail Recipe By Simon Ford of Liquor.com

Total Prep Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

Here's what you need:

  • 1 ½ oz. white rum
  • ¾ oz. dry vermouth
  • ¼ oz. orange curaçao
  • 2 dashes grenadine

How to mix:

  1. Into a mixing glass with ice, add the white rum, dry vermouth, orange curaçao and grenadine and stir until well-chilled.
  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Jack Rose Cocktail Recipe

By Advanced Mixology

Jack Rose Cocktail Recipe By Advanced Mixology

Total Prep Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

Here's what you need:

  • 2 oz. Laird's Applejack
  • ¾ oz. Grenadine (preferably homemade)
  • ¾ oz. Fresh-squeezed juice from 1 lemon
  • 1 dash Peychaud's bitters
  • Lemon twist

How to mix:

  1. Into a cocktail shaker filled with ice, pour applejack, grenadine, lemon juice, and bitters. Shake vigorously for about 15 seconds until well chilled.
  2. Strain into a chilled coupe or martini glass. 
  3. Squeeze lemon twist over the surface of the drink, skin-side-out to release fragrant oils. 
  4. Rub the rim of the glass with the skin side of lemon twist and discard twist. Serve immediately.

Lincoln Club Cooler Recipe

By Simon Ford of Liquor.com

Lincoln Club Cooler Recipe By Simon Ford of Liquor.com

Total Prep Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

Here's what you need:

  • 1 ½ oz. Cruzan rum
  • 3 oz. ginger ale

How to mix:

Into a Collins glass filled with ice, add both ingredients and stir gently and briefly to combine.

Mckinley’s Delight Recipe

By Advanced Mixology
Mckinley’s Delight Recipe By Advanced Mixology

Total Prep Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

Here's what you need:

  • 2 oz. Bourbon
  • .75 oz. Sweet Vermouth
  • 2 dashes Cherry Liqueur
  • 1 dash Absinthe

How to mix:

  1. Into a mixing glass filled with ice, add all ingredients, and stir.
  2. Strain into a coupe glass.

Roosevelt Cocktail Recipe

By Simon Ford of Liquor.com

Roosevelt Cocktail Recipe By Simon Ford of Liquor.com

Total Prep Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

Here's what you need:

  • 1 ¾ oz. dark rum
  • ½ oz. dry vermouth
  • ¼ oz. orange juice, freshly squeezed
  • ¼ tsp. sugar
  • Garnish: orange twist

How to mix:

  1. Into a shaker with ice, add the dark rum, dry vermouth, orange juice and sugar and shake until well-chilled.
  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish with an orange twist.

Washington Apple Recipe

By Advanced Mixology

Washington Apple Recipe By Advanced Mixology

Total Prep Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

Here's what you need:

  • 1 oz. Whiskey 
  • 1 oz. Sour apple schnapps
  • 1 oz. Cranberry juice
  • Garnish: Apple slice

How to mix:

  1. Into a cocktail shaker filled with ice, pour all the ingredients and shake well.
  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Irish Wine Charms - Fun for St. Patrick's Day by Simply Charmed

These themed-cocktail drinks are tied with American history. Mix some of these simple but delicious President’s Day cocktail recipes and enjoy your weekend. Check out this Irish Wine Charms - Fun for St. Patrick's Day. This fun set of best wine charms is a great addition to our Luck of the Irish set of 6! These charms work well on all your wine glasses (stem or stemless) , beer pints or even mugs. 

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