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Game Day Drinks

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With the big game just around the corner, many of us are feeling the pressure to entertain our friends, family, and customers with the tastiest (and, let's be honest, simplest) drinks possible. While having your favorite and most popular beer handy is a given, make sure you're not caught without the most popular Sunday drink around: Bloody Marys!

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Fourth of July Cocktails

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Time to dust off those cocktail shakers, and shake up some delicious Patriotic mixed drinks. These fun and colorful cocktails will brighten up any firework celebration. Cheers to the Declaration of Independence.

Red Wine Snow Cones

Svedka's red white and boom July 4th cocktails

Sit back, relax, and enjoy this delicious red wine snow cone with Clos Du Bois. Get all the details at InStyle.

Firecracker

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Get the fireworks started with this daring mixed drink featuring Fireball. Find out how to make this simple cocktail at BetterReceipes.

Daiquiris

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July is hot and what better way to cool down than with these fruity Daiquiris. Mix it up and blend it with any of the Real Infused puree's for the most refreshing drink. Check out these mixtures at The Yummy Life.

Red, White, and Blue Shooter

This flaming red, white and blue shooter doubles as an example of a density column. - Anne Helmenstine

This red, white, and blue shot will brighten up any Fourth of July celebration. Mixed with Blue Curacao and Chambord, find the recipe at About Education.

Strawberry Hard

Strawberry Angry Orchard Cocktail

Enjoy this cold crisp Angry Orchard cider while eating some of your favorite Independence day food. Check it out at Self.

Big Blue

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This exhilarating mix of Skyy Vodka, Triple Sec, and a touch of Blue Curacao will create a vibrate blue color that will attract any guest. Try Big Blue at The fabulous Report.

Pop Rock Jello Shots

Patriotic Pop Rocks Shots

Ready, set, Pop!!!! Enjoy these fun Pop Rock Jello Shots from Sheknows.

S'Mores Shooters

Svedka's red white and boom July 4th cocktails

InStyle brings us a whole new twist on s'mores treats with Kahlua. Enjoy during or after a firework celebration.

Red, White, and Blue Margarita

Red, White and Blue Margaritas - great for celebrating the Jubilee, the Olympics in Britain or the 4th of July! :D

Beat the heat with these frozen tequila goodies. Learn how to blend these margaritas at Babble.

Refreshing Vodka Cocktails

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Enjoy this patriotic day with these delicious Ciroc mixed drinks. Grab these star spangle drinks at Examiner.

Mexican Independence Day and Tequila

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In Mexico the celebration begins on the eve of their independence with El Grito, to pay tribute to El Grito De Dolores, or the Cry of Dolores which is a famous speech by Father Miguel Hidalgo. People will gather in town squares all over Mexico to hear their town leaders recreate the moment Miguel Hidalgo gave this speech to rally up troops and fight for their freedom. The speech ends with everyone cheering “Viva Mexico!” and then the fun begins.

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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo!

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Our last blog entry was about the different types of tequilas that are available. Now that you have some general knowledge about tequila, what better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo than with a Tequila themed party? Drinking tequila has always been a huge Mexican tradition.  Below we have listed recipes, decorations, and cocktail ideas that can make your celebration festive and Tequila- filled. All of our recipes feature Campo Azul Tequila, which is a unique Tequila that we carry here at Garvey Wholesale. Campo Azul Tequila is produced from blue agave that is grown from their own agave plantations in Jalisco, Mexico. Jalisco is the tequila region in Mexico known for their production of fine tequilas. The agave used in Campo Azul is grown for over 7 years before it is harvested to produce the tequila. After the heart of the plant is baked, it goes through a process called shredding, which extracts remaining sugars from the plant. What makes Campo Azul Tequila unique is the fact that it is one of the very few distillers to use a diffuser to shred the agave into fine strips and wash the fruit. With the use of a diffuser, the agave does not need to be cooked beforehand, and allows for 20 percent more sugar to be extracted. This is what gives Campo Azul Tequila its sweet and full-bodied flavor.

Not only is tequila great for drinking, but its unusual flavors also pair surprisingly well with a large variety of different foods. Food infused in tequila are more flavorful because of the strong contrast that it can have over other flavors.

Below are some ideas that are simple and fun to try for your celebration this year. Try out Campo Azul in these Cinco de Mayo recipes!

Tequila Soaked Watermelon Wedges:

A simple and tasty treat to make for this holiday. All you need is some watermelon and Campo Azul Tequila. You can cut up your watermelon into desired sizes and then place them in a tray and pour your desired amount of Campo Azul Tequila over them. If you want the tequila flavors to be stronger, you can pour more. Let the watermelon soak for 45 minutes to an hour in the fridge, and they will be perfect to eat. You can also add some lime juice and dissolved sugar water to bring out more flavors. Adding other fruits such as Mango and Pineapple can turn this simple treat into a Tequila Fruit Salad!

Roasted Corn with Tequila Lime Butter:

This is another simple and amazingly delicious treat to serve on Cinco de Mayo. While your corn is roasting, melt some butter along with some lime juice, salt, and a teaspoon of Campo Azul Tequila in a saucepan. You can add other seasonings or ingredients such as Cilantro and pepper. When the corn is done, you can roll it in the mixture or you can wait until the butter hardens up again and spread it on your corn. Garnish with chili powder if desired!

Tequila Fondue:

How can cheese dip possibly taste better than it already is? By adding some Campo Azul Tequila! You can mix 8 ounces of your favorite Mexican melting cheese with 3 tablespoons of Campo Azul Blanco Tequila to have a delicious Tequila infused cheese concoction. All you need to do is heat up the Tequila on the stove and melt the cheese in. You can also add other ingredients such as olive oil, onions, garlic, peppers and cilantro if you’d like. If you choose to have other ingredients, mix everything in your pan and cook it with the Tequila before you add in the cheese.

Tequila Lime Salad Dressing:

This extremely simple salad dressing can be added to any food item you have on your Cinco de Mayo menu because it is so delicious and easy to make. Simply add a little olive oil, Campo Azul Tequila, and lime juice to your salad and shake, or combine it with your preferred salad dressing. Make a large bowl of it and you can dip everything in from meats to roasted vegetables.

Tequila Marinade:

 Marinade your meat with Tequila! Combine oil, salt, pepper, jalapenos, lime juice, and onions with some Campo Azul Tequila and pour over your meat to marinate for a couple hours to one whole day. If you want your meat to be more infused and flavorful, marinating overnight is recommended. If you want a lighter and less pungent flavors of Tequila, a couple hours before you cook the meat will do.

Tequila Popsicles

Popsicles with tequila are perfect to serve on this warm holiday. Simply use your favorite fruit juice, or a mixture of different flavors of juice, and add in your desired amount of tequila. Dissolve your desired amount of honey or sugar for sweetness. You can also squeeze in some lime juice and a dash of salt to really bring out the flavors. Pour the mixture into popsicle molds and freeze overnight.

Check out these recipes for more Tequila infused ideas!

Margarita Cupcakes

Tequila Lime Shrimp

Strawberry Coconut Margaritas

Tequila Tacos

Avocado Salad with Tequila Dressing

Tequila Chicken Fettuccini

Tequila Enchiladas

Tequila Grilled Salmon

Tequila Refried Beans

Tequila Lime Popcorn

We have also created a Pinterest board that has a variety of different Cinco de Mayo celebration ideas from crafts, to recipes, to decorations!

http://www.pinterest.com/garveywholesale/cinco-de-mayo-celebration-ideas/

Don’t forget to stop by Garvey Wholesale Beverage to pick up some Campo Azul Tequila and our other products!

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