Let’s be honest, orange isn’t everyone’s favorite color. It is, however when it comes to the Netflix hit original series, Orange is the New Black, which is premiering its third season today. Yes -TODAY. So whether you’ve been planning a premiere party for weeks, or are scrambling to put something together, these show inspired cocktails will make your viewing party the one to beat. Binge the entire season in one night, don’t worry, we won’t judge.
Vause Is Back:
- 2 oz Partida Reposado Tequila
- ½ oz agave nectar
- ¾ oz fresh lime juice
- ½ oz mango puree
- 2 jalapeno disc/slices
In shaker, muddle 1 jalapeño disc with agave nectar. Add ingredients into shaker and shake over ice. Strain over ice, garnish with jalapeño disc floating on top.
Big Boo’s Brew:
- 4 oz. fresh orange juice
- 1 oz. *honey syrup (1:1)
- Sapporo Premium Light
- 2 -3 dashes orange bitters
In a tall cocktail glass add orange juice and honey syrup, top with Sapporo beer and orange bitters. Stir gently with bar spoon and garnish with orange slice.
*honey syrup: in a small pot over medium heat, combine 1 c. honey and 1 c. water and stir lightly until dissolved
- 1 oz. Amaro Lucano
- ½ oz gin
- ½ oz Aperol
- 2 ½ oz Passion Fruit Juice
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain in to a Hurricane glass filled with ice.
For My Dandelion
- 2 oz Amarula Cream
- 3 oz pure mango juice
- ¼ teaspoon de-seeded and chopped red chili
- Dried mango slivers
Combine the Amarula, pure mango juice and chopped red chili in a cocktail shaker, blender or sealed container and shake well. Pour over crushed ice into a high-ball glass and garnish with dried mango slivers.
- 1 ½ G’Vine Floraison Gin
- ½ oz Agave nectar or simple syrup
- ½ oz Blood orange juice or puree
- 1 oz Fresh pineapple juice
- ¾ oz Fresh lime juice
- 1 oz Brut Champagne
- 5 Tarragon leaves
Put the Champagne in a martini glass. Put the rest of the ingredients in a shaker, add ice, shake and serve in the martini glass with the Champagne. Garnish with a skewered blueberry, raspberry, gooseberry and a tarragon sprig.
Baby Daddy Bennet
- 1 ½ oz Diplomatico Rum Reserva Exclusiva
- ¾ oz orange liqueur
- ¾ oz lemon juice
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with, shake and strain into a sugar-rimmed cocktail glass.