Spirits Recipe Blog

Red, White & Blue Slushies
Red, White & Blue Slushes

Three cheers for the red, white & blue – in an adult-friendly slush form! Hurry in to pick up your ingredients from your local participating Spirits Unlimited.

Red, White & Blue Slushies
1 cup vodka
1 cup cranberry juice
1 cup of blue curacao
1 cup lemonade
3 full trays of ice 

makes 4-5 drinks

  1. Blend together the cranberry juice and 1 tray of ice until slushy, set aside
  2. Repeat with vodka & lemonade, set aside
  3. Repeat with blue curacao, set aside
  4. Layer your drink to create a fun, patriotic cocktail!

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recipe adapted from And They Cooked Happily Ever After.

Peach Whiskey Smash
Peach Whiskey Smash

Made with fresh fruit and jam, this whiskey smash feels both casual and elegant, a delightfully summery drink! Want to "make" this drink even sweeter? Maker’s 46 Bourbon 750 ML bottles are on sale now through July 4th for just $39.99 at your local participating Spirits Unlimited.

Peach Whiskey Smash
2 oz whiskey or bourbon
2 tablespoons peach jam
1 small peach (or 1/2 larger peach)
4–6 oz iced tea

makes 1 drink

  1. Spoon peach jam into bottom of a glass
  2. Add 3–4 slices of fresh peach, pour in the whiskey, muddle together
  3. Fill your glass with ice, top with iced tea
  4. Stir well, garnish with peach
  5. Enjoy!

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recipe adapted from The Sweetest Occasion.

The Gin Mule
The Gin Mule

Spicy ginger, tart lime, fresh mint and a clean, herbal bite from gin make for a seriously refreshing summer twist on the Moscow Mule. And if you're shopping for a deal on gin, Tanqueray 750ML bottles are on sale now through July 4th for just $19.99 at your local participating Spirits Unlimited.

The Gin Mule
1.5 oz gin
2 oz chilled ginger beer
1/2 oz simple syrup
1/2 oz lime juice
10 mint leaves

makes 1 drink

  1. Add mint to a copper mug or glass, muddle gently
  2. Add simple syrup, lime juice, gin & stir
  3. Fill the glass with ice cubes, top with ginger beer
  4. Now serve to Dad, and make one for yourself!

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recipe adapted from Home Sweet Jones.

Beach House Cosmo
Beach House Cosmo

Heading to the beach house this weekend? (or if you live in one year round, lucky you) Celebrate the unofficial start of summer with this Beach House Cosmo, a party-ready pitcher recipe – hurry in to your local Spirits Unlimited for supplies, and be sure to check out the vodka we have on sale now!

Beach House Cosmo
4 cups prepared limeade
2 cups vodka
1 cup cranberry juice
1/2 cup triple sec
12 lime slices

makes a pitcher!

  1. Mix all ingredients in a pitcher
  2. Place in the refrigerator, let chill for 2 to 3 hours
  3. Pour & serve, garnish with a lime slice

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recipe adapted from RecipeGirl.

Frozen Dark & Stormy
Frozen Dark & Stormy

Adult slushies made everything better – Cruzan Dark Rum (and other flavors!) 1.75L on sale now through June 6th for just $17.99 at your local participating Spirits Unlimited.

Frozen Dark & Stormy
1 can ginger beer
1 tablespoon fresh ginger
juice of 1 lime
2 cups of ice
4 oz dark rum

makes 2 drinks

  1. In a blender, blend first 4 ingredients until smooth
  2. Divide into two glasses and float 2 oz dark rum on top of each

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recipe adapted from Delish.

Lavender Lemon Prosecco
Lavender Lemon Prosecco

Treat mom to a delightful, homemade spring cocktail this weekend! And even better, new Santa Margherita Prosecco 750ML on sale now through June 6th for just $16.99 at your local participating Spirits Unlimited.

Lavender Lemon Prosecco
lavender lemon syrup:
1 cup sugar, 1/4 cup of lemon juice, 3/4 cup water, 1 tablespoon dried lavender (can also substitute 3 drops of food-grade lavender essential oil)
bottle of prosecco

  1. Make the lavender lemon syrup: combine ingredients and simmer for 15 minutes, then cool 15 minutes, pour through a fine mesh strainer to remove lavender buds 
  2. Fill the bottom of a glass with 2 oz lavender lemon syrup, and top it off with prosecco

Makes 4-6 drinks

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recipe adapted from Happiness is Homemade.

Bacardi Banana Berry Smoothie
Bacardi Banana Berry Smoothie

Bacardi's bringing another new flavor to the game, this time banana! Bacardi Banana gives any cocktail the big splash of tropical summer flavors. 750ML bottle on sale now through May 5th for just $11.99 at your local participating Spirits Unlimited.

Bacardi Banana Berry Smoothie
3 oz Bacardi Banana Rum
1 cup frozen strawberries
2 oz lime juice
3 oz simple syrup
1 cup of ice

  1. Add all ingredients into a blenderand pulse until well mixed
  2. Serve in a tall glass, garnish with a strawberry

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recipe adapted from Bacardi.

Svedka Blue Bulldog
Svedka Blue Bulldog

A new flavor from Svedka Vodka is Blue Raspberry – yes, like your favorite childhood candy / convenience store slushie! Comes on strong with bright berry flavors ending with a hard citrus crank. Party worthy 1.75L bottles on sale now through May 5th for just $19.99 at your local participating Spirits Unlimited.

Svedka Blue Bulldog
3 oz SVEDKA Blue Raspberry
1.5 oz blue curacao
1.5 oz fresh lime juice
Dash of simple syrup

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender
  2. Add 1/2 cup ice, blend for 20 seconds
  3. Pour contents into a margarita glass
  4. Garnish with a lime wedge and optional salted rim

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recipe adapted from Svedka.

Baileys Almande Refresh
Baileys Almande Refresh

New from Baileys is Almande – gluten and dairy free, this almondmilk liqueur is also vegan! Perfect for a guilt free, chilled treat and on sale now through May 5th for just $21.99 at your local participating Spirits Unlimited.

Almande Refresh
3 oz Baileys Almande
3 oz coconut water
fresh berries (optional)

  1. Combine ingredients in a glass over ice and stir
  2. Optionally garnish with fresh fruit for a dash of color

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recipe from Baileys, gorgeous photo from ByLynny.