The MTV Video Music Awards are this Sunday night, coming back home to where they belong in the heart of Manhattan at the world famous Madison Square Garden. There will be viewing parties all across the city, and of course with the parties comes great responsibility of creating some delicious drinks to enjoy with your guest! Lucky for all of you, Harding’s NYC, one of our favorite hot spots in Manhattan, has created some tasty items to enjoy from their head bartender Derrick Turner!
Take a look at the cocktails Derrick has created, and try them out yourself! For more information, check out Harding’s official site.
3 oz. Lemonade
Garnish with lemon wheel
– Provides a deliciously convenient cocktail option with premium ingredients
– 19.9 proof and offered in 1.75L ml
– Available in liquor stores nationwide
– Please find a direct link here
1 tsp rose water
2 peels of cucumber
1/2 oz. pineapple juice
1/2 oz. lime
1/4 oz. agaveDirections: Muddle cucumber in shaker. Add remaining ingredients to shaker. Shake and double strain into Collins glass. Garnish with cucumber roll.
1/4 oz. lemon
1/2 nectarine puree
1/2 oz. agave
3/4 oz. Italian bitter liqueurDirections: Add all ingredients to mixing glass. Stir for 10 seconds. Double strain into martini glass and garnish with grapefruit peel.
2 oz. 1800® Reposado
3 oz. strawberry shrub**
1/4 oz. lemonDirections: Add all ingredients to shaker. Shake and strain in martini coupe. Garnish with lemon peel. Add ingredients into mixing bowl, mix and let sit for an hour before creating cocktail.
**Strawberry shrub = 1/3 oz. sugar, 1/3 oz. white wine vinegar, 1/3 oz. muddled strawberries