May 1, 2018

A Quick Guide to Mini-Tails

Entertaining? Make a big splash with these miniature cocktails.

Whether you’re a rookie at entertaining or consider yourself a pro, there’s a new form of cocktail that’s about to change the game…The Mini-Tail. Easy to create, packed with bold flavor and built for photo-opps, these handheld drinks are perfect for any celebration. Craft for a unique bridal shower batch or serve as an easy BBQ sip; simply follow our three-step guide and enjoy!

Peachy Palmer Mini-Tail

Ingredients:

14 oz. Van Gogh Cool Peach (8, 50ML bottles)
10 oz. iced tea (unsweetened or sweetened)
10 oz. lemonade
Serves 12

Step One

Pour out eight 50mL Van Gogh Cool Peach bottles into a pitcher filled with ice, then add iced tea and lemonade. Stir very well.

Step Two:

Strain the mixture back into the eight mini Van Gogh Cool Peach bottles using a funnel. Reserve extra liquid for future cocktails, or enjoy as you #GoghCreate the recipe ahead of time.  

*Mini-Tail Tip* If preparing ahead of time, return the cap back on the bottles and store in the refrigerator or keep on ice until ready to serve.

Step Three:

Garnish with a lavender sprig or edible flower and straw, or set out your toppings for a DIY garnish bar. Your guests will love getting creative, and you’ll love the extra time saved!

Açaí-Blueberry Lemonade Mini-Tail

Ingredients:

14 oz. Van Gogh Açaí-Blueberry (8, 50ML bottles)
20 oz. pink lemonade
Serves 12

Pour out eight 50mL Van Gogh Açaí-Blueberry bottles into a pitcher filled with ice, then add pink lemonade. Stir very well. Strain the mixture back into the eight mini Van Gogh Açaí-Blueberry bottles using a funnel. Reserve extra liquid for future cocktails, or enjoy as you #GoghCreate the recipe ahead of time.  Garnish with a blueberry on a pick and straw, or let guests get creative with their own garnishes.

*Mini-Tail Tip* Give guests a fun way to taste your cocktail creations by setting up a simple sampler flight!