It seems as though spring has only just begun, but this weekend marks the unofficial beginning of summer. Memorial Day concerts, parades, and BBQs will welcome in the new season (as long as the weather holds up). If you're attending a cookout this weekend -- or hosting one of your own -- here are three crowd-pleasing ways you can keep your party well stocked. And remember to raise a toast of gratitude to our fallen heroes:
Public House Wine
Perfect for either your train commute (cups are included!) or your holiday BBQ, Public House Wine is a sure hit this weekend. And if you order through Minibar, you'll get 10% OFF! Just be sure to enter the following code*:
Mount Gay Rum Punch
A taste of summer to get the season started.
- 19 oz Mount Gay Eclipse Rum
- 18 oz Water
- 12 oz Grenadine
- 13 oz Simple syrup (one part sugar, one part water)
- 4 oz Lime juice
- 1 oz Angostura Bitters
- 1 tsp Freshly grated nutmeg
Add all ingredients to a punch bowl and stir to combine. Let stand for 2 hours and serve in punch cups filled with ice. Garnish each cup with a cherry.
Wild Turkey Mint Tea
Enjoy the American spirit on this American holiday.
- 4 cups Water, divided
- 2 tbsp Sugar
- 4 Black tea bags
- 1 cup Fresh mint leaves
- 1.5 cups Wild Turkey Bourbon
- Juice of half a lemon
Boil 2 cups of water and the sugar. Remove from heat and add tea bags. Steep for 8 minutes, then discard the bags. Add remaining 2 cups of water. Transfer to pitcher and chill. Add mint and crush with a wooden spoon until fragrant. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Serve in tall glasses filled with ice. Garnish each glass with a mint sprig.
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