With the Fourth of July just around the corner, families across the country will be firing up their grills this weekend for celebratory cookouts. And cookouts mean one thing: burgers.
Trying to figure out the perfect drink to pair with your juicy burger this weekend? Look no further! Enjoy these delicious MurLarkey cocktails with your Independence Day cookout meal:
Enjoy summer right with this simple, easy cocktail perfect for a sunny day on the grill!
1.5 oz MurLarkey Three Tea Whiskey
3.5 oz lemonade
Slice of lemon
Garnish: Lemon wedge & mint
Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Pour into a highball glass. Garnish with lemon wedge and mint.
Smokehouse Old Fashioned
Enjoy your burger with this smooth classic which will enhance the smoky, savory flavors in the meat
1.5 oz MurLarkey Smokehouse Whiskey
1 oz turbinado sugar syrup or simple syrup
2 dash orange bitters
1 dash cherry juice
Garnish: Luxardo cherry
Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and stir well. Pour into a rocks glass. Garnish with Luxardo cherry and orange slice.
The heat of the grill getting to you? Cool down with this refreshing mule featuring our Double Gold Medal-winning vodka
1.5 oz MurLarkey Divine Clarity Vodka
3.5 oz ginger beer
Juice from 1/2 a lime
Garnish: Lime wedge
Pour all ingredients into a copper mug with ice. Garnish with a lime wedge.
Another clean, refreshing drink that won’t overwhelm the flavors of your cookout meal
1.5 oz MurLarkey ImaGINation Gin
3 oz Ruby Red grapefruit juice
1 cucumber slice
1 lime wedge
Garnish: Cucumber wheel & lime wedge
Add all ingredients except tonic water into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Pour into a highball glass. Top with tonic water. Garnish with cucumber wheel and lime wedge.
The tart acidity of this delicious drink will pair nicely with a juicy, well-seasoned beef patty
1.5 oz MurLarkey Heritage Whiskey
3 oz lemonade
Garnish: Lemon wedge & Luxardo cherry
Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Pour into a rocks glass. Garnish with lemon wedge and Luxardo cherry.
Try these cocktail pairings out at your cookout this weekend and let us know what you think! Have a Happy Fourth of July, MurLarkey Army!
For more great MurLarkey drink and food pairings, check out the other entries in our Cocktails and Carry-Out series: