Tails of the Cocktail

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Get ready to have a purr-fectly howling good time with our Tails of the Cocktail!  Whether it’s sunny or raining cats and dogs, these fabulously furocious concoctions are sure to lift your spirits! So unleash your inner animal and enjoy these cocktails that definitely have more bite than bark!

Tipsy Tail Wagger

2 ounces tequila
4 ounces orange juice
½ ounce fresh lemon juice
½ ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
1 ounce grenadine

 Add ice, tequila, lime, lemon and orange juice into shaker. Shake for 20 seconds. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Pour grenadine slowly into glass. Garnish with lemon wedge.


Feline Fling

4 ounces cranberry juice
2 ounces pineapple juice
1 tablespoon lime juice, freshly squeezed
2 ounces vodka
Lemon wedge for garnish

Add cranberry juice, pineapple juice, lime juice and vodka to a tall glass filled with ice. Stir briskly for 10 seconds. Garnish with lemon wedges and additional fruit if desired.


Furry Flurry

2 ounces light rum
1 ½ ounces cream of coconut
1 ½ ounces pineapple juice
½ ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
Cherries for garnish

Add the rum, cream of coconut, pineapple juice and lime juice to a shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Strain into a chilled hurricane glass over ice. Garnish with cherries.



10 fresh mint leaves
½ lime, cut into 4 wedges
2 tablespoons white sugar
1 ½ ounces white rum
½ cup club soda

Muddle the mint and 1 lime wedge in a tumbler glass. Add 2 more lime wedges and the sugar and muddle again. Fill the glass with ice and add the rum.  Finish by adding club soda. Garnish with lime wedge.

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