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Keep Happy Hour Alive at Home!

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In this time of social distancing and self-quarantine, it’s easy to miss the days of socializing at bars and restaurants. Luckily, people are getting creative by hosting happy hours and dinner parties via virtual platforms like Zoom. If you have the urge to connect with friends or schedule a virtual get-together with co-workers, here are some fun, easy cocktail recipes to show off to your buddies.

1. Dead Man’s Boot

Ingredients:

1.5 ounces of rye whiskey

1 ounce of blanco or silver tequila

1 ounce of lime juice

0.5 ounces of simple syrup

Instructions:

Shake ingredients with ice.

Strain into a glass containing ice and top with ginger beer.

Garnish with a lime wedge.

2. Negroni

Ingredients:

1 ounce of gin

1 ounce of Campari

1 ounce of sweet vermouth

Instructions:

Add ingredients to a glass containing ice and serve.

3. The Marble Queen

Ingredients:

1.5 ounces of tequila

1 ounce of cream of coconut

0.5 ounces of lime juice

Instructions:

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Shake and pour over ice. Serve with a salted or spiced rim.

4. Aperol Spritz

Ingredients:

One part Aperol

One part prosecco

Splash of club soda

Instructions:

Mix all ingredients in a wine glass with ice and gently stir. Garnish with an orange slice.

5. Kir Royale

Ingredients:

1.5 ounces of creme de cassis

Champagne

Instructions:

Pour creme de cassis into champagne glass and then fill with champagne.