July 2017 is full of drinking and eating holidays. Don’t miss out on all the fun. Pair a cocktail with every holiday!July 2017 is full of drinking and eating holidays. Don’t miss out on all the fun. Links direct to recipes that pair with each holiday.

July 1 – 31

Divine Mercy Blueberry Milkshake tastes of luscious blueberries wrapped in silky cream. Fashionably divine for summer sipping; decadently delicious for autumn desserts chilling by a warm fire.National Ice Cream Month – Frangelico Affogato Dessert

National Blueberry Month – Divine Mercy (blueberries & ice cream)

National Picnic Month – Sangria on the go

July 1

Love Your Wine - Have your wine and make a wine cooler with it for cool summer sipping.National Wine Cooler Day

Canada Day – Canadian whisky anyone?

Gingersnap Day – morning coffee or evening cocktail

July 2

National Anisette Day – snowball cocktail

July 3

Chocolate Wafer Day

July 4

The Patriot Shot for 4th of July. Blue Curacao with float of Bubbly Red Moscato. Garnish with pierced diced apple if desired. - photo and recipe by Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The IntoxicologistIndependence Day – Patriot Shot

BBQ Day – in your Bloody Mary

Caesar Salad Day

July 5

Apple Turnover Day – apple pie cocktail instead?

July 6

Fried Chicken Day

July 7

Dorda Double Chocolate Truffle MartiniChocolate Day – chocolate truffle martini

Strawberry Sundae Day – berries and cream

July 8

Almond Joy MartiniChocolate with Almonds Day – Almond Joy Cocktail

July 9

Sugar Cookie Day

July 10

The Kiwi Colada frozen mocktail is ideal for warm weather sipping or blend this in place of your morning smoothie.Pina Colada Day – with kiwi

Pick Blueberries Day – with pineapple & basil

July 11

Ultimate MojitoMojito Day – just YUM!

Blueberry Muffin Day – Blueberry Buckle shots

July 12

Pecan Pie Day – liqueur

July 13

Embrace Your Geekiness Day

French Fry Day

July 14

Champs Elysées Cocktail - Classic cocktail with cognac and chartreuseBastille Day – Champs Elysées

Grand Marnier Day – Grand Old Fashioned

July 15

Tapioca Pudding Day

Gummy Worm Day – swamp water

July 16

Corn Fritter Day

July 17

Mudslide with Ice Cream - oh my!Ice Cream Day – in a Mudslide

Peach Ice Cream Day – peach colada

July 18

Caviar Day – champagne is a must!

July 19

Apricot Bonfire Fall Cocktail takes the classic Daquiri from summer to autumn by using dark rum and apricot flavors to warm the palate. {photo credit: Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist www.intoxicologist.net}Daiquiri Day – with apricot

Raspberry Cake Day – with raspberry peach sangria

July 20

Fortune cookie fortune - Getting together with old friends brings new adventuresFortune Cookie Day – don’t forget the sake!

Lollipop Day – there’s a drink for that

July 21

Junk Food Day

Legal Drinking Age Day – pick a classic

Neil Armstrong Legendary Moon Walk (1969)

July 23

Vanilla Ice Cream Day – blended Blonde Bombshell

Hot Dog Day

July 24

Ruby Twist 034 This little gem of a cocktail uses reposado tequila, pomegranate liqueur and premium orange liqueur. Ruby Twist weighs in at about 48.63 proof. - recipe and photo credit: Mixologist Cheri Loughlin of The Intoxicologist {http://intoxicologist.net}Tequila Day – Ruby Twist

Amelia Earhart Day

July 25

Hot Fudge Sundae Day

Wine & Cheese Day – pick a wine

July 26

Bagelfest

Coffee Milkshake Day

July 27

Cameron's Kick Scotch Cocktail 020 - Classic Cocktail 1930's era, possibly before. Made with Single Malt Scotch Whisky or Blended Scotch according to preference, Irish Whiskey, Lemon Juice, Orgeat Syrup. Orange Bitters is sometimes called for in exchange for Orgeat Syrup.Scotch Day – everything to love

Crème Brulee Day – in a martini

July 28

Milk Chocolate Day – chocolate milk liqueur

Hamburger Day

July 29

Chicken Wing Day

Lasagna Day – cheers!

July 30

Cheesecake Day – caramel pumpkin cheesecake shots

July 31

Cotton Candy Cocktail with Moscato Wine, Passion Fruit Fusion Liqueur and Pineapple Juice. {recipe and photo credit: Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist www.intoxicologist.net}Cotton Candy Day – this one or that one

Raspberry Cake Day – drink dessert instead!

Did I miss any? Speak up and leave a comment so I can add it to the list.





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July 2017 Drinking Holidays