Falling for Barritt's

Falling for Barritt's

"Autumn paints in colors that summer has never seen." - Unknown

With its arrival, fall brings not only cooler temperatures but also warm colors and comforting flavors. Now that we've officially reached October, it's safe to say fall is upon us and its time to savor its spicy-sweet tastes. What better way to say "cheers" to the beauty of autumn than with cocktails inspired by the most beloved flavors of fall? 

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Apple Pie Mule via The Cookie Rookie

Ingredients: 

4 oz. Apple cider

4 oz. Tito's Vodka

1 bottle Barritt's Ginger Beer

Cinnamon sticks

Apple slices 

Directions: 

Fill two mugs with crushed ice. In a cocktail shaker, combine the apple cider and Tito's Vodka. Shake to combine. Pour half of the apple cider mixture into each mug. Top each mug with Barritt's Ginger Beer until full. Garnish with cinnamon sticks and apple slices.

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Pumpkin Spice Mule via ForRent.com

Ingredients:

4 oz. Barritt's Ginger Beer

2 oz. Pumpkin spice syrup

1.5 oz. Tito's Vodka

Nutmeg

Cinnamon sticks

Directions: 

Combine Barritt's Ginger Beer, Pumpkin spice syrup and Tito's Vodka. Shake well and pour over ice. Garnish with a shake of nutmeg on top and a cinnamon stick stirrer.

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Campfire Mule via The Gastronom

Ingredients: 

2 oz. Brulee Liquor

.5 oz. Tito's Vodka

.25 oz. Lime juice

5 oz. Barritt's Ginger Beer

Ice

Marshmallows

Directions: 

Combine Brulee Liquor, Tito's Vodka, lime juice, Barritt's Ginger Beer and ice. Toast marshmallows to your liking on a garnish pick and place atop glass for garnish.

What are your favorite fall Moscow Mule flavors? We'd love to hear! Share your favorite combos in the comments below or head to our Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account to share. 

Celebrating Game Day the Barritt's Way

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Crisp fall weekends were meant to be spent cheering on your favorite football team to victory. Whether you're tailgating at the stadium or inviting a crew over to catch the game on the big screen, cocktails are a football celebration staple in our book.

First down or fourth down -- get ready to raise a glass and make a toast with these three fall cocktail favorites. May the best team (or cocktail) come out on top.

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Cornerback Carmel Apple Mule via The Casual Craftlete

Ingredients:

1.5 oz. Smirnoff Caramel Flavored Vodka 

4 oz. Apple cider

4 oz. Barritt's Ginger Beer

Apple slice

Cinnamon stick

Directions:

Fill a glass with ice. Top with Smirnoff Vodka, apple cider and Barritt's Ginger Beer. Garnish with an apple slice and cinnamon stick. 

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Sideline Spicy Mule

Ingredients:

2 oz. Jose Cuervo Tequila

1 oz. Lime juice

4 oz. Barritt's Ginger Beer

Jalapeño

Lime slice

Directions:

Add ingredients into copper mug. Garnish with a lime slice and jalapeño.

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Gridiron Ginger Beer Shandy via Canadian Living

Ingredients:

4 oz. Hellman's Old Style Lager

4 oz. Barritt's Ginger Beer

1 lime

Directions:

Fill a glass halfway with ice and squeeze lime over top. Add Hellman's Old Style Lager and Barritt's Ginger Beer. Stir to combine.

What team are you rooting for this season? Share your favorites in the comments below or head to our Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account to share. 

Back to School: Cocktail Basics with Barritt's

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As an adult, you may not be hitting the books in a traditional manner this fall, but at Barritt's we're always down to share a bit of knowledge. While some may be headed back to school this September, we're heading back to basics... cocktail basics that is. Gather your supplies list, it's time for a quick course on how to build the perfect mule, featuring yours truly, Barritt's Ginger Beer.

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Simple Mule

Ingredients:

2 oz. Tito's Vodka

1 oz. lime juice

4 oz. Barritt's Ginger Beer

Directions:

Combine Tito's Vodka, lime juice and Barritt's Ginger Beer in a copper mug. Garnish with lime. 

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Slim Mule

Ingredients:

1 oz. Tito's Vodka

1/2 oz. St. Germain

1 oz. lemon or lime juice

Barritt's Diet Ginger Beer

Directions:

Combine Tito's Vodka, St. Germain, lemon or lime juice and Barritt's Diet Ginger Beer in an ice-filled copper mug. Garnish with strawberry slice and lemon or lime wheel.

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Berry Basic Mule via She Knows

Ingredients:

1/2 oz. lime juice

Fresh berries

2 oz. Tito's Vodka

3 oz. Barritt's Ginger Beer 

Soda water

Directions:

Muddle berries and lime juice. Add Barritt's Ginger Beer and Tito's Vodka. Pour over ice and top with soda water.

What's your go-to tip for building the perfect mule? Do tell! Share your must-have tools + tricks in the comments below or head to our Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account to share. 

Barritt's on a Boat

With the summer days drifting away, soaking up the final moments of fun in the sun takes top priority. While some may prefer to spend their days at the pool and others on the beach, we’re looking forward to toasting goodbye to another sun filled summer while taking float on a boat. Rock the boat one last time this summer with one our favorite fruity + fizzy cocktails. 

Lemonade Moscow Mule via Lemons For Lulu

Ingredients:

4 oz. Tito's Vodka

1 cup lemonade

1 cup Barritt's Ginger Beer

1 lime, squeezed

Lime slices

Lemons slices

Fresh mint

Directions:

Combine Tito's Vodka, lemonade and lime juice in cocktail shaker. Pour over ice and top with Barritt's Ginger Beer. Garnish with slices of lemon, lime and fresh mint leaves. 

Electric Shark via Captain Morgan

Ingredients:

1/2 oz. Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum

1 oz. Blue Curacao

2 oz. pineapple juice

2 oz. Barritt's Ginger Beer

Directions:

Combine Captain Morgan, Blue Curacao and pineapple juice in cocktail shaker. Shake and strain into an ice filled glass. Top with Barritt's Ginger Beer, stir to combine and garnish with a pineapple leaf.

Grapefruit Rosemary Mule via Domesticate Me

Ingredients:

2 oz. Tito's Vodka

2 oz. fresh pink grapefruit juice

1/2 oz. fresh lime juice

3 oz. Barritt's Ginger Beer

1 sprig fresh rosemary

Directions:

Fill glass with ice and add Tito's vodka, grapefruit, lime juice and Barritt's Ginger Beer. Stir to combine. Garnish with sprig of rosemary and grapefruit slices. 

What fruity + refreshing cocktails are you raising a glass to the end of summer with? Do tell! Share your fave drinks in the comments below or head to our Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account to share. 

Drinking Away the Dog Days of Summer

There’s no denying that some of the best memories are made in the heat of the sizzling summer months. As the days wear on and the temps continue to heat up, having a cocktail within reach at all times becomes a necessity. Drink away the dog days of summer with these fizzy and fruity Moscow Mules featuring yours truly, Barritt's Ginger Beer.

Just Peachy Moscow Mule via Waiting On Martha

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz. peach vodka

1/2 oz. fresh lime juice

1/2 cup Barritt's Ginger Beer

2 stems of fresh mint

1 peach, peeled and sliced

Lime wedges, peaches and mint for garnish

Ice cubes

Directions:

Muddle 1/2 fresh peach and fresh mint in mug. Add vodka, lime juice and ice cubes. Top with Barritt's Ginger Beer and stir to combine. Garnish with lime wedges, peach slices and mint.

Watermelon Moscow Mule via The Kitchenarium

Ingredients:

8 cups frozen watermelon, cubes

1/2 cup fresh lime juice

1/2 cup Tito's Vodka

1/4 cup mint leaves

12 oz. Barritt's Ginger Beer

Lime wedges, watermelon and mint for garnish

Directions:

Blend frozen watermelon, lime juice, Tito's Vodka and mint leaves on high until well combines. Distribute between four copper mugs and top off with Barritt's Ginger Beer. Garnish with lime wedges, watermelon and mint. 

Ocean Blue-Berry Moscow Mule via Strawberry Blondie Kitchen

Ingredients:

2-3 oz. blueberry vodka

3 mint leaves

12 oz. Barritt's Ginger Beer

Crushed ice

Blueberries for garnish

Directions:

In copper mug, muddle mint leaves. Add in crushed ice and top with blueberry vodka. Squeeze in the juice of one lime and top with ginger beer. Garnish with blueberries.

What fruity concoctions are you mixing up this summer? Do tell! Share your fave drinks in the comments below or head to our Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account to share. 

Tequila Temptations: Celebrating National Tequila Day

With Ginger Beer Margaritas, Mexican Mules and Tequila Sunrise Sangria on the menu, we're counting down the days until July 24th when National Tequila Day is officially upon us. Get ready to fiesta, siesta, tequila, repeat all day long with these handcrafted cocktails featuring tequila paired with our favorite mixer, Barritt's Ginger Beer, of course!

Ginger Beer Margaritas via Jose Cuervo

Ingredients:

1 1/2 parts Jose Cuervo Tradicional Silver

1/2 part simple syrup

3 parts Barritt's Ginger Beer

1 part fresh lime juice

Coarse salt

Directions:

Line glass with fresh lime juice and dip rim into coarse salt. Mix Jose Cuervo Tradicional Silver, simple syrup, Barritt's Ginger Beer and lime juice into a large glass with ice. Stir vigorously before transferring to serving glass. Garnish with a lime wedge if desired.  

The Barritt's Mexican Mule

Ingredients:

2 oz tequila

1 oz lime juice

4 oz Barritt’s Ginger Beer

1 jalapeño

Directions:

Pour ingredients into copper mug. Garnish with lime and jalapeño.

Tequila Sunrise Sangria via Food Network

Ingredients:

1 orange

1 lime

3 cups pink Prosecco

2 cups Barritt's Ginger Beer

1 cup tequila

1 Bosc pear, cut into 1/2 inch pieces

1/2 pint raspberries

Directions:

Slice half the orange into half moons and squeeze remaining half into a large, ice filled pitcher. Repeat with lime. Add Prosecco, Barritt's Ginger Beer and tequila to pitcher. Stir to combine. Top with fruit and serve.

What tequila infused cocktail are you mixing up for National Tequila Day? Share your favorite Barritt's + tequila pairing in the comments below or head to our Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account to share. 

Getting Festive for the Fourth

You know the heart of summer has officially hit when the Fourth of July is on your mind. Nothing says summer quite like munching on sweet treats while soaking up the sun and celebrating the great nation that we live in. We’re sharing a few of our favorite sweet treats to enjoy with your favorite ginger beer cocktails while you get festive for the fourth.

Firework Kabobs via The Baby Bump Diaries

Ingredients:

Blueberries

Seedless watermelon

Set of mini skewers

Star cookie cutter

Directions:

Slide blueberries onto the stick with the pointed end of the skewer facing up. Use the cookie cutter to create a star shape out of the watermelon. Place at the top of the pointed end of the skewer.

Patriotic Popcorn via Two Sisters Crafting

Ingredients:

10 cups popped popcorn

3 tbsp. butter

3 cups mini marshmallows

Red and blue regular M&M’s

Red and blue pretzel M&M’s

Red, white and blue sprinkles

Directions:

Melt butter in a saucepan before adding in marshmallows. Once all marshmallows are melted, remove from heat. Fold 3/4 of marshmallow mixture into popcorn until covered. Lay popcorn onto cookie sheet and drizzle with remaining marshmallow mixture. Pour M&M’s, sprinkles and extra marshmallows over top.

American Flag Marshmallow Pops via Two Sisters Crafting

Ingredients:

Marshmallows

Wilton candy melts in red, royal blue and bright white

Star sprinkles

Lollipop sticks

Directions:

Melt bright white candy melts in microwave. Place two marshmallows on the lollipop stick and dip into melt mixture. Allow candy to harden and add a third marshmallow to the stick. Repeat the procedure with the royal blue melts on the third marshmallow. Press white star sprinkles onto royal blue marshmallow and set aside to dry. Melt red candy melts in a plastic bag, cut off tip and drizzle over the white part of the pops.

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries via Dessert Now Dinner Later

Ingredients:

24 strawberries

8 oz cream cheese

1/2 cup powdered sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

1/2 cup fresh blueberries

Directions:

Cut stems from the strawberries so they can lay flat before cutting a deep “X” from the tip down. Beat cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla in a bowl. Pipe the filling into the top of the strawberries before topping with a blueberry. Chill before serving.

Red, White & Blue Bark via The Chunky Chef

Ingredients:

16 oz bright white candy melts

6 oz royal blue candy melts

6 oz red candy melts

Red, white and blue M&M’s

Crushed Oreos

Red, white and blue sprinkles

Directions:

Line a 9x13” baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray very lightly with cooking spray. Microwave white candy melts until smooth and pour onto baking sheet. Melt red and blue candy melts in separate bowls until smooth. Alternate drizzling red and blue melts in vertical lines over top of white melts. Use a small skewer to swirl melts together. Sprinkle with Oreos, M&M’s and sprinkles. Refrigerate until hard. Remove bark from pan and break into pieces.  

What are your go-to sweet summertime treats? Do tell! Share your favorite recipes to get festive for the fourth in the comments below or head to our Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account to share. 

The Best Beach Cocktails: Beachin' With Barritt's

The Best Beach Cocktails: Beachin' With Barritt's

How about some shake and take cocktails for your next day at the beach, or any waterside destination? 

With summer in full force, there’s nothing we’re craving more than a whole ton of vitamin sea ;) Get ready to sink your toes in the sand, soak up the sun and sip on something sweet -- it’s time to go beachin’ with Barritt's and the Best Beach Cocktails.

The Best Beach Cocktails

These shake and take mason jar cocktails are ideal to quench your thirst for on the go summer days filled with little work and lots of play