Mix up your favorite cocktail or mocktail, leave on your comfy sweatpants and cyber cheers during Virtual Happy Hour! Social distancing doesn’t mean “antisocial,” it’s a new way of coming together during these crazy times. You can still catch up online with friends, family members or coworkers, and we’re here to lift your spirits!
Whether you’re looking to mix up a traditional cocktail or add some fruity flavor, we’ve got you covered with six easy recipe ideas for your next Virtual Happy Hour. So go ahead and make a drink, get your quarantine pals on a video call, and share some smiles and laughs!
White Peach Margarita on the Rocks
A springtime twist to the classic margarita. Best part? It’s only two ingredients so you have more time to rekindle friendships online.
4 oz (120 ml) Master of Mixes White Peach Daiquiri/Margarita Mixer
2 oz (60 ml) tequila
In an ice-filled shaker, add 2 oz (6o mL) tequila and 4 oz (120 mL) Master of Mixes White Peach Daiquiri/Margarita Mix.
Garnish with fresh peach and serve.
Mango Tom Collins
From Charades to Pictionary, friendly competition is a great way to combat isolation boredom and this is the perfect addition to your virtual game night.
1 oz (30 ml) Master of Mixes Mango Syrup
1 oz (30 ml) Master of Mixes Single Pressed Lemon Juice
2 oz (60 ml) gin
Combine ingredients in a mixing glass filled with ice. Shake and strain into a tall glass filled with ice.
Fill with Soda
In honor of in-laws who tend to ramble, this fruity sipper will deliciously help you through that family happy hour that becomes way longer than intended.
2 oz (60 ml) Master of Mixes Lite Sweet n’ Sour Mixer
1 oz (60 ml) gin
4 slices fresh strawberries
Combine all ingredients in a Boston glass filled with ice.
Shake and pour into rocks glass.
Sprig of Sage
Blood Orange Lemonade
Take a virtual happy hour to your porch or front steps and enjoy this refreshing sipper while catching up with friends and embracing some sunshine.
4 oz (120 ml) Master of Mixes Blood Orange Daiquiri/Margarita Mixer
1 oz (30 ml) vodka
Fill a tall/collins glass with ice.
Squeeze and drop in lemon half.
Stir and fill with lemon-lime soda.
Add remaining ingredients.
Half of Lemon
Sweet Old Fashioned
There’s nothing old fashioned about this new era of happy hours, but this traditional favorite will have you embracing the good ol’ times while raising your spirits.
1 oz (30 ml) Master of Mixes Old Fashioned Mixer
2 oz (60 ml) bourbon
.5 oz (15 ml) vermouth
Fill a rocks glass with ice.
Mix 2 oz bourbon with .5 oz vermouth and 1 oz Master of Mixes Old Fashioned Mix.
Stir well and garnish with an orange slice and cherry.
Non-Alcoholic Bahama Mama
Share this zero-proof tropical sipper with your friends so they can make it at home. Then, have everyone set their virtual backgrounds to a beach so you can bask in the sun together…in your living rooms.
3 oz (90 ml) Master of Mixes Piña Colada Mixer
2 oz (60 ml) orange juice
Pour Master of Mixes Grenadine Syrup in the bottom of the glass and fill with ice.
Combine first three ingredients in a mixing glass filled with ice.
Shake well and strain into prepared glass.