Last Minute Memorial Day Cocktails with CRUZAN RUM & MIDORI MELON LIQUEUR

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Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, and with that comes sunshine, BBQ’s and flavorful cocktails.

This summer, Cruzan® Rum and Midori® Melon Liqueur have you covered with a variety of cocktail recipes that are light, refreshing and welcoming to the warm weather and outdoor entertaining ahead!

Cruzan has a wide variety of naturally flavored rums, such as Coconut, Black Cherry and Mango, which are perfect for warm days on the beach or relaxing on the back deck with friends and family.

Midori, which means “green” in Japanese, gets its fresh melon flavor from the distillation and infusion of two, rare Japanese melons, creating the perfect twist on summertime favorites like the Pina Colada.



Cruzan® Black Cherry Avalanche

Cruz Black Cherry Avalanche

1 Part Cruzan® Black Cherry Rum
1 Part DeKuyper® Michigan Cherry Schnapps Liqueur
Lime Wedges
Mint Spring
Black Cherries
Method: Pack rocks glass with shaved ice. Slowly pour chilled spirits over the ice. Squeeze lime on top. Garnish with sprig of mint and a black cherry.


Midori® Colada

Midori Colada
Midori Colada

2 parts Midori® Melon Liqueur
1 part Cruzan® Pineapple Rum
4 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 Ingredients:
5 parts Coco Lopez® Cream of Coconut
8 parts Pineapple Juice
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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