Bachelorette Cocktail Recipes!

Make your summer bachelorette party complete with the perfect refreshing cocktails! Your guests will love these summer cocktail recipes found on foodandwine.com!

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Sour-Cherry Gin Slings:

Sour-Cherry Syrup:

  1. 1 pound sour cherries, stemmed
  2. 3/4 cup sugar
  3. 1 cup water
  4. Strips of zest from 1/2 lemon
  5. Strips of zest from 1/2 orange

 

Gin Sling:

  1. 2 cups gin
  2. 2/3 cup Cointreau
  3. 2/3 cup fresh lime juice
  4. 2 1/4 cups sour-cherry syrup
  5. Angostura bitters
  6. Ice
  7. Sparkling water
  8. Lime wheels and fresh cherries, for garnish
  9. MAKE THE GIN SLINGS:In a large saucepan, combine the cherries with the sugar, water and citrus zests and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer over low heat for 40 minutes. Pass the mixture through a fine strainer, pressing on the solids; you should have 2 1/2 cups. Let cool.
  10. In a pitcher, combine the gin with the Cointreau, lime juice, sour-cherry syrup and a few dashes of bitters and stir well. Pour into ice-filled glasses and top each drink with sparkling water. Garnish with the lime wheels and fresh cherries and serve.

MAKE AHEAD

The sour-cherry syrup can be refrigerated for up to 1 week

Watermelon-Tequila Cocktails:

Ingredients:

  1. 1/4 cup water
  2. 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  3. 8 cups diced seedless watermelon (1 pound)
  4. 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  5. 1 3/4 cups blueberries
  6. 3/4 cup lightly packed fresh mint leaves, plus 8 sprigs for garnish
  7. 1 1/4 cups silver tequila
  8. Ice
  9. In a small saucepan, bring the water to a simmer with the sugar and stir over moderate heat until the sugar is dissolved, about 1 minute; let the sugar syrup cool.
  10. In a blender, puree the watermelon until smooth. Set a fine-mesh strainer over a bowl and strain the watermelon juice, pressing gently on the solids to extract as much juice as possible. Discard the pulp.
  11. In a large pitcher, combine the sugar syrup with the lime juice, blueberries and mint leaves. Using a wooden spoon, lightly muddle the blueberries and mint. Add the watermelon juice and tequila. Refrigerate until chilled, about 2 hours.
  12. Pour the cocktail into tall ice-filled glasses. Garnish with the mint sprigs and serve.

i cant keep calm cupBlackberry-Mint Julep:

Ingredients:

  1. Small ice cubes
  2. 1/4 cup blackberries, plus 1 blackberry for garnish
  3. 2 tablespoons mint leaves, plus 1 mint sprig for garnish
  4. 1 tablespoon sugar
  5. 1 1/2 ounces bourbon
  6. Fill a rocks glass halfway with ice cubes. In a shaker, combine the 1/4 cup of blackberries, mint leaves, sugar, bourbon and 1/3 cup of ice cubes and shake well. Strain the drink into the glass through a coarse sieve, pressing on the solids. Garnish with the blackberry and mint sprig.

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