Liquor.com’s Guide to Memorial Day Cocktails

In between snowstorms and bouts of freezing rain, for months we’ve dreamt about Memorial Day and bright sunshine. Well, finally, the holiday weekend is around the corner. Whether you’re going away or throwing a party, here are some delicious cocktail recipes to fix, plus our bourbon barbecue sauce from top chef Adam Perry Lang. Now let’s head outside!

Featured Recipes

Canadian Punch - Whiskey and Rum Cocktail

Canadian Punch

This drink recipe first appeared in Jerry Thomas’ seminal 1862 The Bon Vivant’s Companion.
Mount Gay Rum Punch - Rum Cocktail

Mount Gay Rum Punch

This old-timey favorite will keep a whole houseful of guests satisfied.
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Pimm’s Cup

This quintessential British summertime drink is filled with fruit.
Strawberry Daiquiri - Rum Cocktail

Strawberry Daiquiri

The classic Daiquiri may have started as a simple combination of rum, lime juice and simple syrups, but this fruit-filled and frozen variation turns it into the ultimate warm-weather refresher. So the next time you're feeling he heat, cool down with this frosty rum concoction.
Recipe-Brazilian-Sangria

Brazilian Sangria

Take a trip south of the Equator with this tasty Sangria.
Adam Perry Lang - Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

Gourmet Shot: Spiked Barbecue Sauce

Punch up your BBQ with some bourbon.
Sherry Cobbler - Spring Cocktails

Cocktails Al Fresco

Kick off your summer early by mixing up these delicious and refreshing drinks.
Lone Ranger Cocktail

Mixing up Sunshine

Celebrate spring and the long Memorial Day weekend with these refreshing cocktails from a pair of talented mixologists.
Tom Collins - Cocktail Recipe - Cocktail History

Behind the Drink: The Tom Collins

The story of who actually created this classic and enduring summer cocktail.
Boston Rum Punch - Rum Cocktail

Boston Rum Punch

This delicious mix of rum and lemonade is a Beantown classic.