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

Tips For a Perfect Picnic from Barritt's

 
Tips for a Perfect Picnic from Barritt's
 

Nothing’s better for the soul then a breath of fresh air -- which is why we’re here to help you elevate your next picnic from an ordinary day outdoors to an unforgettable soirée.

From appetizers to desserts, each of these simple picnic possibilities are perfect to prep ahead of time for a day of relaxation spent enjoying the great outdoors. Pack it all up, add Barritt's on ice, and your next picnic is sure to be simply perfect. 

Tips For a Perfect Picnic from Barritt's

Mason Jar Greek Orzo Summer Salad via CookingontheFrontBurners.com.

Ingredients:

2 cups cooked orzo pasta, tossed in olive oil

4 tbsp minced red onion

1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered

2 cups diced spinach, no stems

2/3 cup diced cucumber

1 cup feta cheese, cubes

1/2 cup sliced kalamata olives

Fresh dill

Dressing Ingredients:

3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp pepper

5 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp honey

Directions:

Combine orzo, onion, spinach, tomato, cucumber, olives and fresh chopped dill in a large bowl. In a separate bowl, mix dressing ingredients. Pour over salad in large bowl, toss to combine. Gently stir in feta cheese. Refrigerate until needed.

Tips For a Perfect Picnic from Barritt's

Rainbow Veggie Pinwheels via DinnerattheZoo.com.

Ingredients:

4 large tortillas

2/3 cup whipped cream cheese

1 tbsp dry ranch powder

1/2 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper

1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots

1/2 cup thinly sliced yellow bell peppers

1/2 cup baby spinach leaves

1/2 cup shredded purple cabbage

1/2 cup cooked, shredded chicken (optional)

1 tb freshly chopped parsley

Directions:

Mix together cream cheese and ranch powder. Spread mixture evenly over tortillas, leaving a 1 inch border on all sides. Lay out vegetables in rows before topping with shredded chicken. Roll each tortilla tightly and cut crosswise into pinwheels.

Tips For a Perfect Picnic from Barritt's

Melon, Proscuitto and Mozzarella Skewers via TheComfortOfCooking.com.

Ingredients:

1 medium cantaloupe, cubed

1/4 lb thinly sliced prosciutto

20 small mozzarella balls

Parsley

Balsamic Reduction

Directions:

Thread prosciutto, mozzarella and melon cubes onto small cocktail skewers. Sprinkle with parsley and drizzle with balsamic reduction of your choice.

Tips For a Perfect Picnic from Barritt's

Mini S’mores via TasteOfHome.com

Ingredients:

2 cups milk chocolate chips

1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

1 package graham crackers, quartered

1 cup marshmallow creme

14 oz milk chocolate for dipping

Directions:

In a small saucepan, bring cream to a boil before pouring over chocolate chips. Whisk until smooth and cool to room temperature. Spread mixture over half of the graham crackers and spread the other half with marshmallow cream. Place two halves togethers. Melt dipping chocolate according to package. Dip s’more halfway in and place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets until chocolate is set.

What are your best picnic recipes + tips? Do tell! Share your Tips for a Perfect Picnic in the comments below or head to our Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account to share. 

The Best BBQ Recipes: BBQing Barritt's Style

The Best BBQ Recipes: BBQing Barritt's Style

If you believe, like we do, that from hot dogs to hamburgers and every American classic in between, all food tastes better once it’s been barbequed, read on, because we've rounded up some of the best BBQ recipes around. 

With sunny skies, warmer weather and blooming florals, May marks the return of barbeque season for the spring and summer months. Before you fire up the grill for your next backyard barbeque, check out these must-grill BBQ recipes and be sure to stock up on Barritt's Ginger Beer.

Important note: For the best BBQ in town, pair all dishes with Barritt's, of course!

Baseball Cocktail Recipes: Play Ball With Barritt's

Baseball Cocktail Recipes: Play Ball With Barritt's

Play Ball with Barritt's and These Baseball Cocktail Recipes

Whether it’s the smell of fresh cut grass, the peanuts and ballpark dogs,  or “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” on repeat, something about the return of baseball season gets us giddy.

America's favorite pastime has it all... love and war, hope and heartbreak, and, of course, great food and amazing drinks.  Especially when Barritt's is on the roster as the mixer of choice.

Here are some baseball cocktail recipes sure to be a "hit" on game days...

Ginger Beer Shandy Recipe

Ginger Beer Shandy Recipe

National Beer Day is April 7, 2017 and while we don't need a special day to find a reason to crack open a Barritt's Ginger Beer, National Beer Day -- perfectly situated at the near start of Spring -- does seem like the ideal opportunity to mix up a refreshing Beer Shandy. 

Important note: While you don't have to wait for National Beer Day to enjoy the rewarding taste of Barritt's, it is crucial that Barritt's Ginger Beer is only consumed on days of the week that end with "Y." It is safe  -- and even beneficial -- to drink Barritt's on those days.