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Another holiday weekend is here where you get to enjoy a three-day weekend doing whatever it is you please. If you plan on hosting any gatherings and playing the bartender, the cocktails below are a great go-to. Take a look at these summer cocktail recipes courtesy of D’usse, Captain Morgan, Grey Goose, Cynthia Bailey and Seagram Escapes’ Italian Ice cocktails and more.

Captain & Pineapple

1.5oz Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum

4oz Pineapple Juice


  1. Combine Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum and pineapple juice in a glass over ice
  2. Garnish with a fresh slice of pineapple and a mini umbrella

Captain Morgan Frozen Pina Colada


1.5oz Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum

0.5oz Lime Juice

1oz Cream of Coconut

0.5oz Coconut water

0.5oz Pineapple Juice



  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth

raspberry tonic

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Raspberry Tonic from Recuerdo Mezcal


1.5oz Recuerdo Joven

.5oz Sweet Vermouth

4 Raspberries

.25oz cardamom syrup (bring 16 oz of water to a low boil, add 16 oz of sugar, and 6-8 cardamom pods and allow to simmer for 5 minutes. Allow to cool for 1-2 hours, strain)

.25oz lime juice

Tonic water

Ground Cardamom



In an old fashioned glass gently muddle the raspberries with the lime juice, cardamom syrup, and a dash of ground cardamom. Add ice, then the mezcal and the sweet vermouth. Stir lightly, and top off with tonic water. Garnish with peppermint and enjoy!

dusse sangria

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D’USSÉ Berry Sangria

Ingredients – serves 4 to 6

12 oz D’USSÉ VSOP Cognac

750 ml Sauvignon Blanc

12 oz Pomegranate Juice

10 oz Simple Syrup

12 oz Blackberry Purée

1/2 cup Raspberries

1/2 cup Blackberries

1/2 cup Blueberries

1/2 cup Sliced Strawberries

Top Club Soda

Method: Add all ingredients except club soda into a sangria pitcher. Add ice. Stir until well mixed. Pour into ice-filled stemless wine glasses. Top with soda.

firework punch

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Firework Punch

Ingredients – serves 6

5 parts GREY GOOSE® Vodka

4 parts Freshly Pressed Red Grape Juice

3 parts Blueberries

3 parts Grapes

2 parts Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice

1 part Water

1 Whole Orange

5 Star Anise

1 Ice

Method: Peel the skin of the whole orange first and place it in the punch bowl. Then, juice the naked orange into the punch bowl. Add all remaining ingredients (including 5-star anise) in the punch bowl. Let macerate in your fridge for 2 hours. Add 1 lump of ice, stir well for 1 min. Then serve in glasses filled with ice and garnish with fresh blueberries, grapes, star anise, and orange peels from the punch.

sparkler spritz

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Sparkler Spritz


1½ oz GREY GOOSE® Le Citron Vodka

½ oz Bacardi Pineapple

+ Fresh Raspberries and Blueberries

+ Soda Water

Method: Add all ingredients into a glass with ice and stir. Top with soda water. Garnish with fresh raspberries and blueberries.

freedom of peach

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D’USSÉ Freedom of Peach

Ingredients – serves 4 to 6

75 0 mL D’USSÉ VSOP Cognac

25 oz Peach Syrup

18 oz Lemon Juice

25 oz Cold-infused Green Tea

25 oz Champagne

Method: Add all ingredients into a punch bowl. Add ice. Stir until well mixed. Top with peach slices and mint.

Seagram’s & Cynthia Bailey’s Red, White & Blue Slush


Cynthia Bailey's Red White & Blue Slush

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red white and blue slush recipe

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