Pamper Your Mom with these Mother’s Day Cocktails

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Pamper your well-deserved mom this Mother’s Day by mixing up some refreshing cocktails. Reyka Vodka, Drambuie, Montelobos Mezcal, Ancho Reyes and Q Drinks have recipes for you to shake up and stir up as your mom sits back and relaxes.



Reyka 5:1 Martini

2 ½ parts Reyka vodka

½ part Dry Vermouth

2 dashes Orange bitter (Optional)

Reyka Vodka is an Icelandic born vodka and provides a smooth and crisp base for both complex and simple cocktails.


Drambuie’s Heathered Honey Brush Iced Tea

1 ½ parts Drambuie

2 parts Numi Honeybush tea, (cooled)

2 parts Fresh Pear Juice

Combine all ingredients in a tin and shake. Double strain into chilled coupe glass. Garnish with a speared brandied cherry

Drambuie is made from a delightful combination of scotch whisky, heather honey, herbs and spices.


Ancho Gimlet

Ancho Gimlet

1 part Ancho Reyes Verde
1 part Hendricks Gin
1 part Lime
½ part Rich simple syrup 2:1 Sugar:Water
Slice of cucumber
Add all ingredients to shaker, add ice and shake hard to chill and dilute. Strain through a fine mesh strainer into a cocktail coupe, garnish with a cucumber wheel.


Dances With the Wolves

Verde Gimlet

2 parts Montelobos Mezcal

1 part Lime juice

¾ part Pineapple gum

2 parts Sparkling water

Dehydrated pineapple slice and hoja santa leaf for garnish

Combine ingredients in a shaker and shake. Strain over fresh ice cubes in a stemless wineglass. Top with soda. Garnish with pineapple slice and hoja santa leaf


Q Cucumber Apple Mule

Q Cucumber Apple Mule

3 parts Q Ginger Beer
1 part Milagro Silver Tequila
1 part Cucumber Apple Juice
½ part Fresh lime juice
Mint for Garnish
Blend 3 1” chunks of cucumber and half a green apple in a blender or Vitamix until liquid, then fine strain and discard solids. Add cucumber apple juice, tequila and fresh lime to a shaker tin with ice and shake to combine. Strain over crushed ice into a tall Collins glass. Garnish with cucumber apple and mint.


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