5 Specialty Cocktails to Match Your Destination City

cocktailKeep your attendees cool this summer with destination-friendly sips! Every city is known for at least one specialty cocktail, so incorporate it with your bar menu as an easy and creative way to welcome your guests to town. Here are 5 recipes for you to muddle over:

Baltimore: Orange Crush The juice from one whole orange; 1 oz vodka; 1 oz Triple Sec; Sprite; crushed ice

New Orleans: Hurricane 1 oz vodka; 1/4 oz grenadine syrup; 1 oz gin; 1 oz light rum; 1/2 oz Bacardi 151 rum; 1 oz almond liqueur; 1 oz Triple Sec;  grapefruit juice; pineapple juice

Las Vegas: The Lucky Double 4 parts Absolut Mandarin, 1 part Triple Sec, 4 quarters lemon

Austin: Texas Sunset 1 oz vodka; 1/2 oz apricot brandy; 3/4 oz white rum; 1 oz lemon juice; 2 oz orange juice; 1/2 oz sugar syrup; 3/4 oz grenadine; 1 tsp egg white

Washington, DC: The Little Ricky One shot of gin or vodka; 3/4 oz. of Grape Pucker; half oz. shot of Gomez water/syrup; 2 limes; ice cubes as required; soda water for topping

Spice up these cocktails with a history of the drink recipe printed on drink flags, straw labels or cocktail napkins.

To learn more about beverage options, read Know Your Pour: A Wine Glass Tutorial and An Old-Fashioned Soda Bar for Your Meeting.

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