Blood Orange Cooler

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I’ve been doing a little experimenting in the kitchen lately to create a cocktail for the Stirrings “Stir It Up Holiday Blogger Mixology Challenge.” I hadn’t heard of Stirrings before this challenge and I’m sad I missed out on knowing about them this long. I love the four products I was able to sample and can’t wait to try more! I really like that their mixers are made with real fruit juice and cane sugar.

captureI received four of their products to work with to develop my cocktail:

Blood Orange Martini Cocktail Mixer
Peach Bellini Cocktail Mixer
Cosmopolitan Rimmer
Lemon Drop Rimmer

I knew immediately I wanted to make something with the Blood Orange mixer. I love all things blood orange – there’s just something about the tart and sweetness of them. So delicious! I came up with this delicious Blood Orange Cooler! It was a drink that made me think I was on warm, sandy beach instead of in cold, dreary PA. Blood Orange Cooler | Join Us, Pull up a Chair

1.5 oz triple sec
1.5 oz white rum
8 oz Stirrings Blood Orange Martini Mix, chilled
orange peel

Fill a glass with ice. Pour the triple sec and rum over the ice. Add in the martini mix and stir to combine. Garnish with a twist of orange peel. Take a sip and enjoy!

Visit Stirrings over on their website or follow them on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest  or Twitter for more delicious drink recipes and find out where you can get your own Stirrings products!

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