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Sangria season is around the corner

It’s Spring with all the variations we’ve come to expect as normal April weather – cold, windy and raw one day, sunny and warm the next. For those perfect sunny Spring days, here’s a Mango Non-Alcoholic Sangria recipe to keep those customers looking for a delicious but non-boozy beverage a real treat.

Mango Non-Alcoholic Sangria

1 Drink

Manny Hinojosa, Mixologist

    • 1 oz. The Perfect Purée Mango Puree, thawed
    • 2 oz. The Perfect Purée Red Sangria blend, thawed
    • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
    • 2 oz. club soda
Method:
1. In a mixing glass combine all the ingredients except soda and shake. Serve over the rocks and top with soda. Garnish with a mango spear.

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The Spirit(s) World – Cranberry drinks for autumn

Fall is in the air and it’s time to think about drinks for the autumn season! Cranberries and Pilgrims and Thanksgiving lend themselves to creative interpretations at the bar and The Perfect Purée shares a number of cranberry-inspired cocktails with us:

The Pilgrim
Source: Manny Hinojosa

1 1/2 oz. Dewar’s 18 Scotch Whiskey
1 oz. The Perfect Purée Cranberry puree
2 oz. pineapple juice
3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
3/4 oz. simple syrup
3 dashes of Fee Brothers Black Walnut Bitters

In a mixing glass combine all the ingredients, add ice and shake vigorously. Serve up in a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a pinch of nutmeg powder.

The Electric Blanket
Source: Manny Hinojosa

1 Cognac or Brandy
1 1/2 oz. The Perfect Purée Cranberry puree
5 oz. hot cocoa
1/8 oz. vanilla extract
whipped cream
dash of cinnamon sugar

In a coffee mug combine hot cocoa, cranberry puree, Cognac and vanilla extract. Stir and top with whipped cream and cinnamon sugar powder. Garnish with orange peel.

Warm and Toasty (pictured)
Source: Manny Hinojosa

1 1/2 oz. Bourbon
1 1/2 oz. The Perfect Purée Cranberry puree
5 oz. hot apple cider
whipped cream
dash of cinnamon powder

In a coffee mug, combine hot apple cider, cranberry puree and bourbon. Stir and top with whipped cream and cinnamon powder. Garnish with apple slice & orange peel.

La Manzana Francésa
Source: Manny Hinojosa

1 1/2 oz. Corzo Silver Tequila
1 oz. St Germain
1 1/2 oz. The Perfect Purée Cranberry puree
1 oz. non- filtered apple juice
1 oz. fresh lime juice
1 sprig of mint

In a cocktail shaker combine all ingredients with ice. Shake vigorously and serve over the rocks.
Garnish with sprig of mint & lime wheel.

1909 Cranberry & Chocolate Daiquiri
Source: Manny Hinojosa
1 1/2oz. Bacardi 1909 Commemorative Edition
1/2 oz. Orange Curacao
1 oz. The Perfect Purée Cranberry puree
1 oz. fresh lime juice
1 oz. sugar syrup
3 dashes of chocolate bitters

In a mixing glass combine all the ingredients, add ice and shake vigorously. Serve over crush ice.
Garnish with lime peel.