Nothing beats watching sports IRL. Except, of course, having a cocktail to sip while doing so. Even if you can't make it out to the stadium/courts/track, you can whip up the traditional drinks of your favorite events, no problem. Here's how.More
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the partnership between Grey Goose and the U.S. Open, and they're serving these delish drinks to thirsty tennis watchers in celebration. Don't forget the melon balls—they're 🔑.
1.25 oz. Grey Goose Vodka
3 oz. Lemonade
.5 oz. Raspberry Liqueur
Garnish: Frozen Honeydew Melon Ball Skewer
Chill a collins glass by placing in refrigerator/ freezer or by filling with ice water for 5 minutes. Remove from refrigerator/freezer and fill with ice. Measure and add vodka to the glass. Top with measured amount of fresh lemonade. Measure and add raspberry liqueur. Garnish with skewer of 1 or multiple frozen honeydew melon balls (note: place honeydew melon in freezer beforehand, then, to create melon balls, use melon baller).
It's simple: You go to the Kentucky Derby for three things: betting, big hats, and mint juleps. Here's how to make the perfect one.
2 cups sugar
2 cups water
Sprigs of fresh mint
Old Forester Straight Bourbon Whisky (or similar)
Silver Julep Cups or Frosted Glasses
Make a simple syrup by boiling sugar and water together for five minutes. Cool and place in a covered container with six or eight sprigs of fresh mint, then refrigerate overnight. Make one julep at a time by filling a julep cup with crushed ice, adding one tablespoon mint syrup and two ounces of Old ForesterKentucky Whisky. Stir rapidly with a spoon to frost the outside of the cup. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.