Refreshing Summer Cocktail Recipes from The Cooper

Enjoy these two cocktail recipes over the holiday weekend.

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Cocktails are definitely in order as we head into the July Fourth weekend. For those who are hosting a holiday cookout at home, The Cooper in Palm Beach Gardens shares two drink recipes that appeal to all: a classic mojito and The Dancing Scotsman, which (surprise, surprise) employs scotch. The latter is also $6 during The Cooper’s killer daily happy hour from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Mojito at The Cooper

2 oz. Plantation 3 Stars Rum

1 oz. Demerara syrup

1 oz. lime juice

2 lime wedges

6-8 mint sprigs

Muddle rum, syrup, lime juice and wedges with mint leaves in a shaker. Fill with soda, and dry shake. Pour into a pint glass with ice. Garnish with fresh mint.

The Dancing Scotsman

1 oz. Dewar’s Scotch Whiskey

1 oz. fresh lemon juice

1 oz. honey syrup

2 oz. prosecco

Place scotch, lemon juice, and honey into a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a highball glass with ice. Top with prosecco and add a twist of lemon.

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