Celebuzz Cocktail Hour: Midori Drink Recipes to Help Beat the Summer Heat

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If you love tropical cocktails, then you’ve tasted Midori and you now how refreshing is.

It is the original melon liqueur enhanced by premium Japanese musk melons that can be enjoyed with juices, spirits and other liqueurs.

Celebuzz is featuring four very tasty tropical cocktail recipes that are perfect for those hot summer nights and parties!

Midori® Sangria

Midori Sangria

INGREDIENTS
1 part Midori® Melon Liqueur
1.5 parts Red Wine
0.5 part Lemon Juice
Chopped Apple or Pear
Lemon-lime Soda
Orange Wheel, for garnish

METHOD: In a tall glass with ice, combine Midori® Melon Liqueur, red wine, and lemon juice and stir from the bottom of the glass. Add chopped apple or pear and top with lemon-lime soda. Stir gently from bottom of the glass and garnish with an orange wheel.


Midori® Colada

Midori Colada

INGREDIENTS
2 parts Midori® Melon Liqueur
1 part Cruzan® Pineapple Rum
2 parts Colada Mix*

METHOD: Combine ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a hurricane type glass and top with whipped cream and a pineapple/cherry stack.

* Colada Mix
5 parts Coco Lopez® Cream of Coconut
8 parts Pineapple Juice
1 part Heavy Cream

METHOD: Combine all ingredients in a blender without ice and mix until well blended. Keep remaining mixture chilled (mixture should last between 5-7 days).

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Melon Cooler

Midori Melon Cooler

INGREDIENTS
0.5 part Midori® Melon Liqueur
2 parts EFFEN® Cucumber Vodka
0.5 part Lime Juice
0.25 part Simple Syrup
4 slices of Cucumber
Soda Water
Melon Balls
Lime Wheel

METHOD: Muddle cucumbers, lime juice and simple syrup in a mixing tin. Add ice, vodka and Midori®, and shake. Strain over new ice into a Collins glass. Top with soda water. Garnish with lime wheel and melon balls.


Midori® Ocean Breeze

Midori Ocean Breeze

INGREDIENTS
1 part Midori® Melon Liqueur
1 part Pinnacle® Raspberry Vodka
Pineapple Juice
Cranberry Juice
Lime Wedge for garnish

METHOD: Fill a glass with ice. Pour in Midori® and Pinnacle® Raspberry Vodka, and top with equal amounts of pineapple juice and cranberry juice. Stir gently from the bottom of the glass and garnish with a lime wedge.

Please remember to drink responsibly, and do not drink and drive!