Cocktails and Carry-Out: The Best MurLarkey Drinks to Pair with Burgers

May 28, 2021

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:

Irish Tea

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.

Divine Mule

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.

Paloma

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
Tonic water
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.

Whiskey Sour

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:

The Best MurLarkey Drinks to Pair with Mexican Food

Great MurLarkey Drinks to Pair with Asian Takeout

Delicious MurLarkey Drinks to Pair with Pizza

Mouth-Watering MurLarkey Drinks to Pair with Barbecue

Delicious MurLarkey Drink Pairings for your Spring Salad 

Delicious MurLarkey Drinks To Pair With Seafood

Delicious MurLarkey Drinks To Pair With Chicken