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Weekend Cheers: Spiced Orange Cocktail


How are you fellow peaches?  I am over the moon that the weekend is here and am excited to share today's cocktail with you.  First let me preface by saying that I love rum.  It has a magical way of mentally taking me away to a tropical island where Bob Marley continually plays in the background.  Captain Morgan* spiced rum gets its amber color from being aged in charred white oak barrels and is widely popular for being paired with Coca-Cola.  As much as this Atlanta girl loves her Coca-Cola, I wanted to dress this up a bit and make it porch perfect.  Three cheers for the Captain and hope y'all enjoy your weekend!

***** Spiced Orange Cocktail *****

// Ingredients //

1 oz. Captain Morgan spiced rum
1/2 oz. Gran Gala orange liquor
2 oz. orange juice
Maraschino cherry and garden sage to garnish

// Mix it Up //

Combine all ingredients in a highball glass filled with ice.  Stir and garnish.


Photos by Amy Mikkelsen // Your Southern Peach

* I was not compensated for this post.  However, Captain Morgan kindly supplied me with an array of rums for the summer. Captain Morgan is a brand I already loved prior to this post.  For more Captain Morgan recipes, click here!

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