Celebrate National Tequila, Scotch and Rum Day Special Cocktails from Morello

Morello Italian Bistro restaurant in Greenwich is celebrating upcoming national drink days like National Tequila Day (July 24), National Scotch Day (July 27) and National Rum Day (August 16) with specialty cocktails including a Grilled Lime Margarita, Summer Splash Daiquiri, and Honey Apple Special. Take a look at what Morello’s mixologist’s have come up with and try one of these refreshing drinks at home.

Grilled Lime Margarita Al Carbon Tequila Cocktail
Photo Credit: Lyndsay Bouchal

Cocktail for National Tequila Day on July 24

Grilled Lime Margarita Al Carbon Tequila Cocktail

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/2 oz. Casamigos Reposado Tequila
  • 1/2 oz. fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 oz. agave nectar

Grill 3 slices of lime coated with brown sugar. Muddle limes in a shaker with agave nectar. Add ice cubes & Casamigos Reposado Tequila and shake well. Empty contents into an old-fashioned glass and garnish with grilled lime wheels.

Honey Apple Special Scotch Cocktail
Photo Credit: Lyndsay Bouchal

Cocktail For National Scotch Day on July 27

Honey Apple Special Scotch Cocktail

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Dewar’s White Label
  • 1/2 oz. Grand Marnier
  • 1/2 oz. lemon juice
  • 3/4 oz. pressed apple juice
  • 1/4 oz. honey

Combine ingredients in a shaker glass over ice. Shake well and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with an apple coated with cinnamon.

Summer Splash Daiquiri Rum Cocktail
Photo Credit: Lyndsay Bouchal

Cocktail for National Rum Day on August 16

Summer Splash Rum Daiquiri

Ingredients:

  • 3 muddled strawberries
  • 3/4 oz. fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1-1/2 oz. Captain Morgan spiced rum

Muddle strawberries with fresh lime juice and simple syrup. Add liquor and ice. Shake well. Strain over crushed ice in a footed martini glass. Garnish with lime wheel.

How will you celebrate?

Comments

  1. YUMMMM! Gotta try that margarita!

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