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You Gotz to Chill

This cocktail is a play on a whiskey sour, an Arnold Palmer, and a Long Island iced tea all in one; with cinnamon and vanilla notes that highlight Maker’s Mark and citrus and peach to make it approachable for anyone.

Glassware: Oversized wine glass or mason jar

  • 1 oz mango puree (juice)
  • 1 oz pineapple juice
  • 1 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1.5 oz basil Simple Syrup (Infuse equal parts water and sugar to boiling water with basil leaves)
  • 1. oz coconut water
  • 2 oz Maker’s Mark
  • Cherry juice (substitute of grenadine syrup)


Mix all ingredients into a blender with a cup and a half  of ice cubes from corner store. Blend until chilled and reaching slushy like consistency. 

Drizzle cherry juice (substitute of grenadine syrup) from corner store at bottom of glass. Pour slushy cocktail into glass creating a tropical color affect.

Garnish: Simply garnish with a basil leaf and/or pineapple wedge.


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