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Memorial Day Party Drinks

Memorial Day Party Drinks

By: Rubi Multani

MDW basically means warmer weather and summer days are upon us.  What’s better than summer? Cool, refreshing, homemade drinks! Follow these drink recipes and you could become the bartender that every group needs!

Berry Limeade

Ingredients:

  • Blueberries, Frozen

  • Strawberries, Frozen

  • Lemon for Juice

  • Lime for Juice

  • 1 Club soda

Instructions:

  1. Cut strawberries and blueberries (if giving it to a young child)

  2. Add ice to the glass.

  3. Place berries in the glass.

  4. Squeeze in the lemon and lime juices.

  5. Fill the remainder of the glass with club soda

Alcoholic Berry Limeade

Ingredients:

  • Blueberries, Frozen

  • Strawberries, Frozen

  • Lemon for Juice

  • Lime for Juice

  • 1 Club soda

  • Clear alcohol of choice

Instructions:

  1. Cut strawberries and blueberries (optional)

  2. Add ice to the glass.

  3. Place berries in the glass.

  4. Squeeze in the lemon and lime juices.

  5. Fill the remainder of the glass with club soda and alcohol of choice

Bomb Pop Drink:

Ingredients:

  • 7Up/Sprite

  • Box of Bomb Pop popsicles

Instructions:

  1. Pour 7Up/Sprite in a glass, leaving enough room to dunk in a popsicle.

  2. Remove popsicle cover and place upside down in the glass.

Alcoholic Bomb Pop Drink:

Ingredients:

  • Club Soda/7Up/Sprite

  • Clear alcohol of choice

Instructions:

  1. Pour alcohol of choice with choice of club soda/7Up/Sprite

  2. Remove popsicle cover and place upside down in the glass.

Patriotic Layered Drink:

Ingredients:

  • G2 Gatorade (any blue color)

  • 7Up/Sprite

  • Cranberry Juice or Hawaiian Punch

Instructions:

  1. Fill your glass with ice

  2. Slowly start pouring the cranberry juice, until it’s ⅓ full

  3. Repeat the process for the white layer with 7Up/Sprite, and the blue layer with G2

  4. Add in a straw or twizzler (because it’s more fun)!

Alcoholic Patriotic Drink:

Ingredients:

  • Grenadine

  • Blue Curacao

  • Lemonade

  • Bacardi Razz Rum or clear alcohol of choice

Instructions:

  1. Fill glass with ice

  2. Add a splash of grenadine.

  3. Pour the desired amount of Bacardi Razz Rum slowly over the ice.

  4. Pour in the lemonade.

  5. Pour in Blue Curacao

If you want to stay hydrated and avoid anything fizzy or sugary, just freeze some strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and toss them in a cup of water!

Have fun and enjoy yourself while keeping in mind that Memorial Day is for remembering those who have fallen while serving in the United State Armed Forces. Be safe; don’t drink and drive!



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