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Desiree's Weekend Mixer

It’s 5 o’clock somewhere! Join Desiree each week as she shares some great drink recipes for your weekend (or anytime) get-togethers.

Brought to you by
Damon's Beveragewith locations in Augusta, Bangor, Skowhegan and Waterville.

Beergarita Punch

What You Need:

  • 1 liter vodka
  • Three 12-ounce bottles beer (we recommend Corona)
  • Three 6-ounce containers frozen limeade, thawed
  • Three 1-liter bottles club soda
  • 3 limes, sliced into wheels
  • Ice, for serving
  • Lime wedges, for garnish

What To Do:

Add the vodka, beer, limeade, and club soda to a large serving container and mix well.
Add lime wheels and pour into tall tumblers filled with ice.
Garnish each glass with a lime wedge and serve.

Coquito

What You Need:

  • 2 12-oz cans Evaporated Milk
  • 1 15-oz can Coconut Milk
  • 1 15-oz can Coco Lopez Cream Of Coconut
  • .5 cup Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • .5 cup Spiced Rum
  • .5 cup Dark Rum
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • .5 tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • .5 tsp Ground Ginger
  • Fresh Ground Cinnamon, for garnish
  • Fresh Ground Nutmeg, for garnish

What To Do:

Add all ingredients -save for garnishes- to a blender.

Blend on high until the mixture is well combined, about one or two minutes.

Pour the mix into a pitcher and transfer to the refrigerator. Chill until cold.

Before serving, stir well to combine. Pour Coquito into punch cups and garnish with fresh ground cinnamon or nutmeg.

Note: Best if made several days before serving and allowed time in the refrigerator. This resting time brings all the flavors together into a creamy amalgamation that you’ll find hard to put down.

The Resolution

What You Need:

  • 2 oz gin
  • .5 oz simple syrup
  • .5 oz lemon juice
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • Champagne

What To Do:

Combine all ingredients into shaker. Shake, then double strain into large coupe glass. Top with champagne. Garnish with rosemary sprig.

Jingle Juice

What You Need:

  • 4 c. Cran-Apple Juice
  • 2 bottles red moscato
  • 1 bottle prosecco
  • 1/2 c. vodka
  • 2 c. frozen cranberries
  • 1/3 c. mint leaves
  • 1/2 c. sugar, for rimming glasses
  • 2 limes, sliced into rounds

What to Do:
Using a wedge of lime, wet the rim of your glasses. Dip in sugar until coated.
Combine all ingredients in a punch bowl, stir together and serve.

Jack Frosty

What You Need:

  • 1 c. vodka
  • 1 c. Champagne
  • 1/2 c. Blue Curacao
  • 1/2 c. lemonade
  • 3 c. ice
  • Lemon wedge
  • white sanding sugar

What To Do:

In a blender, combine vodka, champagne, blue curacao, lemonade and ice. Blend until combined.
Run a lemon wedge around the rim of each glass then dip in sanding sugar.
Pour frosties into rimmed glasses and serve immediately.

Irish pride

What you need:

  • 2oz Irish cream
  • 1oz tequila

What to do:
Stir together over ice.

Santa Clausmopolitan

What You Need:

  • Lime wedge, for rim
  • White sanding sugar
  • 1 c. vodka
  • 1 1/2 c. cranberry juice
  • 1/4 c. triple sec
  • 1/4 c. fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 c. fresh cranberries

What To Do:

Run a lime wedge around each glass then dip in sanding sugar.

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice then add vodka, cranberry juice, triple sec, and lime juice. Shake until the cocktail shaker is cold.

Divide drinks between rimmed glasses and add cranberries for garnish. Sit back and enjoy!

Adult Butterbeer

What you need:

  • 1 – 2 oz. butterscotch schnapps, depending on how sweet you prefer.
  • 2 oz. whipped cream flavored vodka
  • 6 oz. cream soda
  • 1 large spoonful marshmallow fluff

Instructions:

In a tumbler, mix together the ice, schnapps, vodka, and cream soda. Strain into a chilled clear pint glass. In a small container, use a fork to whip together marshmallow fluff and a bit of butterscotch schnapps. Whip together until it’s liquid and easily pourable. Top off your drink.

Iced Naughty Hot Chocolate for 2

What you need:

  • 1 packet f hot cocoa mix
  • 1 c milk or half & half
  • 2.5 oz vodka
  • 2.5 oz chocolate liqueur
  • 1 c ice

Instructions:

Pour all into a shaker. Add ice. Shake well and pour into martini glasses.

Fall Jungle Juice

What you need:

  • 2 bottles red wine
  • 4 c ginger ale
  • 3 c cranberry juice
  • 1 c Fireball
  • 1/3 c whiskey
  • 2 c frozen cranberries
  • 1 orange cut into slices
  • 1 apple, thinly slices

Instructions:

Mix all ingredients in a punch bowl. Enjoy!