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Cheers to moms!

Updated: Jun 16, 2021

Well friends, Mother's Day is just around the corner, and even though it's a commercialized holiday, it is nice to slow down and dote a little extra on all the womxn who hold a special place in our hearts!

Our love language is cocktails, so of course we'll be showering our beloved ladies with delicious tipples. Today, we have a round-up of simple-yet-stunning cocktail recipes for every type of cocktail lover. Mix up one (or more!) for the amazing womxn in your lives and garnish it with a big slice of LOVE!


(And, you know what makes a terrific Mother's Day gift?! A virtual cocktail class from The Fizzy Coupe that you can do together! 😊)




For the boozy cocktail lover

Nothing beats an exquisitely made Manhattan. Bonus points and extra fanciness if you smoke it!

Manhattan

2 oz. bourbon or rye

1 oz. sweet vermouth

2 dashes Angostura bitters

Garnish: cherry


chilled coupe (no ice) and garnish with a cherry. To smoke it (optional!),

@middletonmixology. Sip & enjoy!


For the fizzy cocktail lover

Bring on the BUBBLES! This is a gorgeous variation on the classic French 75.

French 125

1.5 oz. cognac (or brandy)

1/2 oz. freshly squeezed lemon juice

1/2 oz. simple syrup

2.5-3 oz. champagne

Garnish: lemon twist


Add cognac, juice, and syrup to a shaker with ice and shake until well-

chilled (about 15 seconds). Strain into a champagne flute and top with

champagne. Garnish with a long, thin lemon twist. Sip & enjoy!



For the tropical cocktail lover

So juicy!


The Jungle Bird

1 1/2 oz. dark, blackstrap, or Jamaican rum

3/4 oz. Campari

1 1/2 oz. pineapple juice

1/2 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice

1/2 oz. Demerara syrup (1:1 syrup with Demerara sugar)


Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker and shake with ice until well-

chilled. Strain into a glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a pineapple

wedge, lime wedge, or cherry - whatever’s got you feelin’ fancy! Sip &

enjoy!



For the refreshing cocktail lover

Ahhh...feels nice going down.


The Paloma

2 oz. blanco tequila

1 oz. freshly squeezed grapefruit juice

3/4 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice

3/4 oz. simple syrup (1:1 sugar to water)

2 dashes grapefruit bitters

Soda water, to top


Add all ingredients except soda water into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled. Strain into a glass over fresh ice and top with soda water. (If you’re using a tall glass, be careful not to over-dilute with the soda water.) Sip & enjoy!



For the hot cocktail lover

Warm and cozy to accompany that breakfast in bed. For fans of chai tea!


Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice 3 oz. hot water

2 oz. bourbon

1 chai tea bag 1/2 - 1 oz. maple syrup (depending on preferred sweetness level) 2 dashes of chocolate bitters

Optional whipped cream topping: 4 tablespoons of heavy whipping cream

1 teaspoon maple syrup 2 dashes of chocolate bitters

Heat water to approximately 190 degrees and steep chai tea for 3 minutes, then remove the tea bag. Into the tea, stir bourbon, maple syrup, and chocolate bitters. Serve in a warmed Irish coffee glass or mug.

To make the whipped cream topping, use a mixer to to whip heavy cream, maple syrup, and chocolate bitters. Add a dollop to the top of the beverage. Sip & enjoy!



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