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Let’s Talk Mimosas with a Twist

mimosa with a twist

Hattiesburg, MS

Mimosas are an excellent celebratory beverage for graduations, weddings, or an upscale brunch. The original mimosa incorporates your favorite champagne, orange juice, and triple sec. While nothing wrong with a classic mimosa, today on the blog, one of Hattiesburg’s top-rated liquor stores, Lincoln Road Package Store, is talking mimosas with a twist. Jazz up brunch or your upcoming special occasion with one of these recipes.

Pineapple Mimosa

It’s as refreshing as it sounds, but with an extra layer of flavor. Always choose top-shelf vodka for your mimosas, but for this recipe, use a pineapple-infused vodka. Add just a little bit of high-quality orange juice. Additional ingredients include lemon juice and honey, topped with Prosecco. Garnish each glass with an orange peel for a fancy touch.

Bellini

Ask most mimosa lovers, and they probably associate the drink with an orange or citrus flavor. But, the Bellini is a sparkling wine cocktail made with fresh peach juice. You can use champagne or Prosecco, although any sparkling wine will excite your taste buds. Start by making a peach puree using four peaches pitted and quartered. Add to a blender with ice, lemon juice, and sugar (or simple syrup), and then blend well. To assemble the cocktail, mix two ounces of peach puree, four ounces of sparkling wine, mix well, and garnish the glass with a peach slice. Experiment with different varieties of peaches to find your favorite.

St. Germain Cocktail

Before we usher in fall and see the last of the blooms, this St. Germain cocktail will leave a bit of summer on your taste buds. This cocktail mixes two ounces of St. Germain liqueur with three and a half ounces of sparkling wine. Garnish the glass with a lemon peel, although strawberries or raspberries are excellent for adding floral colors. There’s even a non-alcoholic version that substitutes the St. Germain with two ounces of elderflower concentrate mixed with sparkling water.

While it doesn’t have to be summer to enjoy a mimosa or any icy cocktail for that matter, this classic beverage is always a reminder of hot summer days. Lincoln Road Package Store has a substantial selection of spirits to help get you ready for game day. We carry more than 260 whiskeys, 100 liquors and spirits, 800 wines, and 20 private barrel whiskey selections. Consider us a one-stop-shop for all of your adult beverage needs. You can call ahead at (601) 268-3677 to make sure we have everything in stock that you’re looking for, or send an email to jamiefarris@gmail.com.

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