Reminiscent of summer days as a child, when it comes to thirst-quenching beverages perhaps nothing is more refreshing than the taste of a cold glass of lemonade. And while you may not be gearing up to sell pitchers of it on the side of the road anytime soon, as an adult this beverage can't help but spark nostalgia inside of us all. We've learned that when life hands you lemons, the best thing to do is make a cocktail. Sip away the dog days of summer with these sweet and tangy recipes featuring a childhood favorite and your go-to ginger beer.
As July draws to a close and the dog days of summer set in, we can't help but wish we could turn back the clock and start this season all over again. From beach days spent blistering in the sun to warm nights spent soaking up the star-filled sky, there's just something about summer that makes it a season unlike any other. Before we know it the kids will be heading back to school, routines will once again take their place in our daily lives and the memories of summer will simply be a thing of the past. However, even though the sun may be setting soon, these cocktails will keep you in a summer state of mind all year round.
When your feet hit the sand and the ocean breeze blows through your hair, it's impossible not to have a permanent smile plastered across your face. With the arrival of summer vacation comes endless opportunities to hit the beach for a day of sand, sun and our personal favorite, snacks. You see while some may have sunscreen and a towel at the top of their must-haves list, serve us a ginger beer cocktail alongside some beach day bites and we're set for some fun in the sun. Below you'll find our beach day essentials in the form of simple, healthy, on the go recipes which just so happen to pair perfectly with our favorite shake and take cocktails.
The temps are finally rising, beaches are filling up and patio parties are no longer a thing of the past, which can only mean that summer is finally here. With summer's arrival comes longer days, making for happier happy hours. The earlier the sun rises and the later it sets results in more time after work to gather your crew for an outdoor soirée. In celebration of sunny days that are here to stay, we're sharing some of our favorite cocktail recipes to accompany you on all of your summer adventures.
You've got the bandanas and flash tattoos packed, alongside the perfectly curated outfits you've been planning for months... but before you head out to spend the weekend at your favorite festival don't forget the most important accessory of them all, Barritt's Ginger Beer. Regardless of the music genre you're a fan of, we can all agree that cocktails are a festival season favorite and these refreshing sips are sure to become a staple in your lineup.
College graduation season is upon us. It's a time to celebrate all of your accomplishments over the last four (or maybe more) years and live it up before you have to hit the ground running in the so-called "real world." Here's to the late night study sessions, the roommates who turned into best friends, the "Freshman 15" you're still attempting to lose and the endless memories made along the way. Once you walk across that stage, accept your diploma and finally turn your tassel to the left, raise a glass with these celebratory cocktails.
They say that "April showers bring May flowers" and now that May has officially arrived, we're ringin' in spring with an array of unique floral-infused cocktail recipes. From lavender to rose and even hibiscus, these recipes are bloomin' with your favorite florals paired alongside your go-to ginger beer.
Just because you're not jet-setting off to a tropical destination for spring break this year, doesn't mean you can't make a mental escape to somewhere sunny and 75 with a little spring break staycation. Regardless of what the current temps may be where you reside, we're bringing the beach to you with these fresh and fruity ginger beer cocktails which are sure to transport you to a sunny state of mind.
Whether you consider yourself to be a jokester or find that you're always on the butt end of the jokes, be prepared to get in a good laugh because April Fools' Day is on its way. We can't deny that we love pulling a good prank just as much as the guy next door, but this year the only fast one we'll be pulling is on our taste buds. These reinvented cocktail classics feature a surprising twist in the form of our favorite mixer and are sure to trick your taste buds with just one sip.
Irish or not, you're in luck this St. Patrick's Day because we're sharing our favorite green ginger beer cocktail recipes for those of you who plan to kick back and sip the day away. These three fresh + fruity concoctions are full of flavor, festive as can be and better than any pot of gold you could discover... well maybe we shouldn't go that far ;) Just a few sips of these St. Patrick's Day inspired cocktails and we guarantee you'll be ready to shake your shamrocks.
Today we're raising a glass to our favorite holiday of the year -- National Moscow Mule Day. Since 1874, Barritt's Ginger Beer has been the go-to mixer for a number of drinks, but when this beloved cocktail made its way into inception in 1941, Barritt's took on a whole new purpose in bars across the globe. The truth is, we've never met a Moscow Mule we didn't like, but with so many different flavor combinations... can you blame us?
As the winter months drag on and the snow continues to fall, it's no question your restlessness increases with each passing day. Peak cabin fever season is here and will likely stick around for a little bit longer. And while you may be ready for spring to arrive, there's something that's both comforting and relaxing about knowing you're snowed in for the day with nowhere to go.
They say the quickest way to the heart is through the stomach and after putting this theory to the test, whoever "they" is was definitely right. Whether you'll be spending this month with someone special celebrating Valentine's Day or will be gathering together your crew to celebrate Galentine's Day, let your sweet tooth loose and indulge in one of these delicious desserts
While January is known on average as being one of winter's most brutal months in the Northern Hemisphere, truthfully Northerners know it's really just the beginning. And though some may consider ginger beer to be more of a go-to for their summertime sips, we're here to tell you that no matter the season nor the weather it brings, nothing beats a Barritt's cocktail.
Each year we raise a toast on December 31 and welcome the new year along with a new set of resolutions to become the best version of ourselves. At the top of everyone's list each year is a resolution that reads something along the lines of "lose weight," "get fit" or "slim down." With these goals in mind, it may be your first instinct to cut back or cut out cocktails completely... but that doesn't have to be the case.
With just days left until we welcome in the new year, the clock is ticking to complete the goals we set for ourselves in 2017, perfect our resolutions for the upcoming year and decide which cocktail will be our drink of choice on New Year’s Eve. Bubbling over with champagne and Barritt’s, these fruity cocktails are so good they’re worth raising a toast to.
Tis’ the season for gift giving galore. Regardless of the holiday you celebrate, chances are you’ll both give and get a gift or two this year. On the receiving end, it’s likely we’ve all been forced to stutter out a, "Thank you," or "I love it," when opening a gift to discover an unexpected surprise. And if you've yet to receive a bad gift in your days, count your blessings... twice.
When it comes to the holiday season, perhaps one of the most beloved parts is the delectable desserts that are sure to be integrated into every celebration. From apple pie to pecan tarts, we all have our favorites that the holiday just wouldn't be complete without. We're sharing a few of our go-to dessert recipes that pair perfectly with a ginger beer cocktail and are guaranteed to get gobbled up at your next gathering.
Thanksgiving can be a bit of a nostalgic time with the usual, hardy dishes and the ritual of preparing and sharing a meal with those who matter most to us. Surrounded by familiarity, we finally get a chance to relax, unwind and appreciate those around us -- add some classic cocktails worth giving thanks for into the mix and life couldn't get much better!
Whether you love Halloween for the costumes, the candy or are just here for the boos, tis the season for transforming into whomever and whatever you want. With a line-up of spooktacular Halloween parties likely filling your social agenda, we have an array of boo-zy cocktails sure to scare party guests with how delicious they are.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.