Keep Your Cool In The #6IX With These RAPTORS Themed Cocktails
The Toronto Raptors have made it to the second round of the playoffs for the first time in 15 years! Just because you can’t get your hands on some tickets or make your way down to Jurassic Park, doesn’t mean you can’t get in on the action. Throw a viewing party for you and your friends to watch the game, celebrate and calm your nerves before tip-off. With the whole city booming with excitement, what better way to enjoy the playoffs but with a few signature cocktails to honour your favourite players – Raptors style!
Ingredients: 1 bottle Corona, 0.5 cups frozen strawberries, 2 oz water, 2 oz tequila, 1.5 oz orange liqueur, 1 oz lime juice.
Directions: Combine frozen strawberries and water in blender. Add tequila, orange liqueur, and lime juice. Blend mixture until strawberries have broken down and consistency is thick. Rub rim of glass in salt and twist. Pour blended mixture into salted glass, leaving space at the top of the glass. Quickly flip opened bottle of Corona into glass, tilting bottle to avoid over flow.
Ingredients: 1 oz lemonade, 1.5 0z of orange juice, 1.5 oz vodka, 0.5 oz lime juice, .25 cup ice, orange twist for garnish.
Directions: Combine lemonade, orange juice, vokda and lime juice in a blender with ice. Blend until consistency is slushy. Pour into a martini glass; add an orange peel for garnish.
Ingredients: 1 tbsp of sugar, 7 mint leaves, 3 blackberries, 1/2 lime quartered, 1.5 oz of rum, 2 oz of soda, ice.
Directions: Muddle sugar, mint, 2 blackberries and lime slices in tall glass. Add rum and ice to glass. Top with soda water. Stir. Garnish with a blackberry.
So there we go, 3 Raptors themed cocktails ready to serve at your game viewing party, cheers!