We can look forward to Whiskey Sour Day, Red Wine Day, and Birth of Champagne Day, IPA Day, Beer Day, Rum Day, and Aviation Day during the month of August 2017. For all the rest we can do our best to come up with cocktails that pair with the day. Can you just imagine S’mores Day! Let’s get to it. Cheers!We can look forward to Whiskey Sour Day, Red Wine Day, and Birth of Champagne Day, IPA Day, Beer Day, Rum Day, and Aviation Day during the month of August 2017. For all the rest we can do our best to come up with cocktails that pair with the day. Can you just imagine S’mores Day! Let’s get to it. Cheers!

August 1- 31

Rye Month

Peach Month

Cocktails with a Tryst: An Affair with Mixology and Seduction Erotic short stories and artisan Cocktail recipes book cover. Author Cheri LoughlinRomance Awareness Month – romance and cocktails, yes please!

Sandwich Month

August 1

Mead Day

Blue Raspberry National Raspberry Cream Pie Day – Blue Raspberry

August 2

Ice Cream Sandwich Day

August 3

Watermelon RitaNational Watermelon Day – Watermelon Rita

IPA Day

August 4

International Beer Day – 1st Friday in August

Birth of Champagne - Ritz Cocktail Cognac Premium Orange Liqueur Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur Lemon Juice Champagne Flamed Orange PeelBirth of Champagne

Chocolate Mint Cookie Cocktail with Creme de Menthe Liqueur, Cake Vodka, Chocolate Vodka, Creme de Cacao, Half & Half with crushed Oreo cookie rim, chocolate swirl and mint leaf garnish.Chocolate Chip Cookie Day – better than a cookie

August 5

Prosecco is best served chilled. Barefoot Bubbly® Prosecco “offers vibrant aromas and flavors of pear, apple and peach with zesty lemon finish.” – Barefoot Wine & Bubbly tasting notes. Varietal: Glera grapes grown in the Prosecco region in Northeast Italy. Alcohol Level: 11% Suggested Retail: $10Oyster Day – bubbly please

August 6

Rogue PirateNational Root Beer Float Day – go rogue

National Mustard Day

August 7

Raspberries and Cream Day

August 9

Book Lover’s Day – for the love of Sangria!

Rice Pudding Day

August 10

SmoretiniNational S’mores Day – Smoretini

Tropical Banana SplitBanana Split Day – take me to the tropics

August 11

Raspberry Tart Day

Panini Day

August 12

Julienne Fries Day

August 13

Wine!Filet Mignon Day – this calls for wine

August 14

Creamsicle Low Calorie Cocktail - Shellback Silver Rum, Vanilla Syrup, Peach Schnapps, Orange Juice, Pineapple Juice, Lime Juice, approximately 138 caloriesNational Creamsicle Day – yes please

August 15

Lemon Meringue Pie Day – lemon pie cocktail

Julia Child’s Birthday

August 16

Frozen Rum RunnerNational Rum Day – chillin’ with Frozen Rum Runner

August 17

Vanilla Custard Day

August 18

Sherry Merry PunchNational Pinot Noir Day – Sherry Merry Punch

Ice Cream Pie Day

August 19

Aviation Cocktail - Aviation No. 1 uses Gin, lemon juice, maraschino liqueur and is served in a martini glass.Aviation Day

The Aviation Fizz was popularized in the 1920s. This classic cocktail is a variation of the Aviation cocktail. Both are 3 to 4 ingredient cocktails.Wright’s Brother’s Day (Aviation Day) – Aviation Fizz

Soft Serve Ice Cream Day

August 20

Camarena Rosemary Lemonade with Rosemary Infused IceNational Lemonade Day – with tequila

Chocolate Pecan Pie Day – butter pecan cocktail

Bacon Lover’s Day

August 21

Cobey's Cran Tea is made with Jeremiah Weed Sweet Tea Vodka. It is also simple to make with easy to find ingredients. This drink is perfect for holiday parties, family gatherings or to kick back and relax with after all the celebrations have ended. - recipe suggestion by Cobey Flynn, recipe adapted by Cheri Loughlin, The IntoxicologistSweet Tea Day – sweet tea vodka cocktails

August 22

Piece of Cake Peach Bellini“Eat a Peach” Day – piece of cake

Pecan Torte Day

August 23

Sponge Cake Day

August 24

Peach Pie Day

August 25

National Whiskey Sour Day - A basic Whiskey Sour calls for American Whiskey, Bourbon or Rye of choice, a sour component of lemon or lime juice, and a sweet component such as simple syrup. Some recipes call for an egg white, but it is not absolutely necessary in a Whiskey Sour.National Whiskey Sour Day – this or that

August 26

Cherry SmashCherry Popsicle Day – or a cherry smash

August 27

Villa FontanaJust Because Day – we need tequila in our life

Burger Day

August 28

Red Wine Day

Knotty CherryCherry Turnovers Day – naughty knotty cherry

August 29

Lemon Juice Day

August 30

German Chocolate Cake Cocoa is decadent, dangerous dessert in a glass.Toasted Marshmallow Day – or cake!

Moscato Monster Mash Halloween shot with kiwi, pineapple, lime and bubbly moscato spumanteFrankenstein Day (Mary Wollenstone Shelley, 1818 Frankenstein author) – lets do the Monster Mash

August 31

Trail Mix Day





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August 2017 Drinking Holidays