Best Mixed Drinks Recipes For LNM

A good night starts with a good drink and the better your ability to fashion a fancy cocktail for your friends, the cooler you're going to be. Check out a few recipes below to get the scoop on making this summer's best drinks.

Tart Cherry Pomegranate Bourbon Cocktail Recipe

  ~Tart Cherry and Pomegranate juice are the perfect way to enjoy your favorite Bourbon.  Garnished with fresh mint and cherries ~

~Tart Cherry and Pomegranate juice are the perfect way to enjoy your favorite Bourbon.  Garnished with fresh mint and cherries ~

Ingredients

·       2 ounces Bourbon (I used Four Roses Bourbon)

·       2 ounce Tart Cherry Juice

·       1 bottle of Last Night's Mistake

·       1/2 ounce Simple Syrup

·       Juice from 1/2 Lime

·       Mint leaves

·       Fresh Ice

·       Maraschino Cherries

Instructions

1.     In a high ball fill with fresh ice, pour Bourbon, Tart Cherry Juice, Last Night's Mistake, Simple Syrup over ice.

2.     Squeeze in juice from Lime and top with mint leaves and a few maraschino cherries


Cherry Pomegranate Vodkatini

Cherry Pomegranate Last Night's Mistake Vodkatini

Fill a cocktail glass with ice cubes, add the ingredients below and stir.
 

·       1-1/2 oz Vodka
 

·       1 bottle of Last Night's Mistake
 

·       1/2 oz simple syrup
 

·       A squeeze of fresh Lemon
 

·       For "Mocktails" leave out the Vodka and adjust the simple syrup to taste
 

1.     TO MAKE SIMPLE SYRUP Boil equal parts of sugar and water, let cool, refrigerate until needed.

2.     NOTE: I like this martini a bit on the tart side, adding 1/2 oz of simple syrup is perfect for me, test it out, see how it works for you, add a little more if you prefer a cocktail on the sweeter side.


Cherry Pomegranate Mojito

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Ingredients

·       6 fresh or frozen sweet cherries pitted and halved, thawed if frozen

·       1/4 cup fresh mint leaves plus more for garnish

·       1 lime juiced (about 1 )

·       1/3 cup pomegranate juice & 1/2 bottle of Last Night's Mistake

·       2 oz shots white rum 3

·       1 tablespoon agave syrup

·       Sprite

·       Ice

Instructions

1.    Fill four rocks glasses with ice.

2.    Place the cherries, mint leaves and lime juice in the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Use a muddler or the end of a wooden spoon to muddle the cherries and mint leaves by pressing them into the bottom of the shaker to release their juices.

3.    Add the pomegranate juice, LNM, white rum and agave syrup to the cocktail shaker, then fill with ice. Shake for 30 seconds, then strain the mixture into each of the rocks glasses.

4.    Top off each rocks glass with Sprite, garnish with additional mint leaves and serve.


Pomegranate Cherry Ginger Vodka Lemonade

Pomegranate Cherry Ginger Vodka Lemonade with Last night's Mistake

Ingredients

·       ½ cup ginger simple syrup

·       1 cup fresh lemon juice

·       1 cup vodka 

·       cCub soda

·       ½ cup fresh pomegranate seeds 

·       ½ cup cherry slices

·       Half a bottle of Last Night's Mistake

·       Fresh lemon slices for garnish

·       Ginger simple syrup

·       ½ cup sugar

·       ½ cup water

·       ½ inch slice of raw ginger

Instructions

1.     In a small saucepan, heat the sugar, water and ginger until the sugar dissolves. Dispose of the ginger and transfer the syrup to a heat proof container (like a mason jar) and refrigerate until ready to use.

2.     In a pitcher filled with ice cubes, combine the ginger simple syrup, fresh lemon juice, Last Night's Mistake and vodka. Stir well and then fill the pitcher the rest of the way with club soda (more or less as you prefer).

3.     Fill 4 glasses with ice cubes and add lemon wedges and cherries and pomegranate seeds. Pour the punch over the ice cubes and serve immediately.