The Other Holidays

We hope you enjoyed Independence Day as much as we did. While the 4th of July may be this month's only major holiday, here at Minibar, the July celebrations have just begun!

 

July 7th – Tell the Truth Day

We know you don’t lie, so this holiday should be pretty easy to celebrate. For your friends and family who need help telling the truth, a few glasses of Oyster Bay Chardonnay ought to do the trick.

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July 10th – Piña Colada Day

This summertime cocktail isn’t just for beaches and Rupert Holmes songs. Bring paradise to you with this simple recipe.

  • 1.5 oz Light or gold rum
  • 2 oz Coconut milk
  • 2 oz Fresh pineapple juice

Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake and strain into a glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a cherry and a pineapple wedge.

 

Image & recipe via Liquor.com.

Image & recipe via Liquor.com.

July 14th – Bastille Day

Celebrate France’s National Day with some champagne and cognac in a classic French 75 cocktail.

  • .5 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • .5 oz Simple syrup
  • 1 oz gin or cognac
  • 3 oz Champagne

Add all the ingredients except the Champagne to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake well and strain into a Champagne flute. Top with the Champagne and garnish with a lemon twist.

Recipe via Liquor.com.

Recipe via Liquor.com.

July 22nd – Hammock Day

We could all use a day of relaxation. Nestle into a hammock and rock the day away with a glass of Château de Pourcieux Rosé.

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July 26th – National Dance Day

Whether you move like Fred Astaire or Elaine Benes, show us what you’ve got! A bottle of Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey should give you the courage.

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