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May 25, 2020

5 Cocktails to Make to Celebrate Memorial Day

Well, this probably wasn’t the Memorial Day Weekend you expected in 2020. If there’s one thing we know, it’s that cocktails always help! We rounded up some of our favorite cocktail recipes to help you celebrate Memorial Day from home this year. Since everyone has different tastes, we found an option for every type of alcohol. It’s kind of like a “choose your own adventure,” you know? Find your spirit of choice below, and whip up a pitcher for you and your quarantine partner!

If you like vodka…

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Skinny Pineapple and Jalapeno Infused Vodka Cocktail
via Physical Kitchness

You had us at jalapeno-infused vodka! If spicy cocktails are your jam, you’ll love this pineapple recipe that’s perfect for sipping by the pool. Or by your kiddie pool, whatever works!

If you like tequila…

Strawberry Tequila Sodas
via Sugar and Charm

We truly can’t think of a better-sounding combination than muddled strawberries and tequila! These will pair perfectly with your Memorial Day BBQ or burgers.

If you like rum…

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Blackberry Pineapple Rum Cocktail
via The Little Epicurean

Celebrate Memorial Day with a vicarious tropical vacay through this pineapple rum recipe. The blackberry, pineapple, and lime flavors will make you feel like you aren’t sitting on your back porch (again)!

If you like gin…

5 Cocktails to Make to Celebrate Memorial Day - Inspired by This

Key Lime Cucumber Gin Cocktail
via Crowded Kitchen

There is noooothing more refreshing than a cucumber cocktail! Add gin and key lime, and you’ve got a winning recipe to celebrate a hot Memorial Day weekend.

If you like whiskey…

5 Cocktails to Make to Celebrate Memorial Day - Inspired by This

Sweet Georgia Peach Smash
via Pizzazzerie

Peaches in the summer are just the BEST, right!? This simple whiskey cocktail is equal parts pretty and classy.

We hope this roundup helps you celebrate Memorial Day with a cocktail in hand! Whether you’re in your studio apartment or the pool in your backyard, we’re wishing you a relaxing day with your quarantine partners!

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