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5 Blue And White Drinks To Celebrate St. Baptiste Day

Updated on June 24, 2015
5 St. Baptiste Day Alcoholic Drinks
5 St. Baptiste Day Alcoholic Drinks | Source

St. Baptiste Day is a favorite holiday among Quebecers for many reasons: Great food, great company and great food. They are driving forces in a successful in any St. Baptiste Day celebration, but there’s one element we’re forgetting – the drinks!

The drinks you serve at your party are almost as important as your food, I've compiled a list of 5 blue and white concoctions to help with your festivitys

From cocktails to shots, we have everything you need to add fun and flare to your St. Baptiste Day.


Sundae Bleu

Sundae Bleu
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Sundae Bleu

An orange sundae

Ingredients

  • 1 oz Leblon Cachaca
  • 1/2 oz Blue Curacao
  • 1 oz Guarapo (Sugar Cane Juice)
  • 1 scoop of vanilla ice cream
  • 1/2 lime cut into wedges

Instructions:

  • Muddle the lime wedges in the bottom of a cocktail shaker.
  • Add the Leblon Cachaca, Blue Curacao Guarapo blue curacao, shake well.
  • Strain over one scoop of vanilla ice cream into a chilled cocktail glass



How To Muddle

Tabarnac

Tabarnac
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Tabarnac

I named this Tabarnac because it's that good

Ingredients

  • 1 part Blue Curacao
  • 1 part Bols Yogurt liquor
  • 1 part Coconut Rum

Directions

  1. Add Blue Curacao to chilled shot glass
  2. Slowly pour Bols Yogurt liquor over back of spoon for next layer
  3. Repeat with Coconut Rum for top layer

How To Layer A Drink

Jean Jello Shot

Jean Jello Shot
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Fete nationale du Quebec
Fete nationale du Quebec | Source

What To Do On St. Baptiste Day

There is so much to do on St. Baptiste Day. A Parade that runs down the main core of Montreal. Similar to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade with giant balloons, the Fête Nationale parade is known for it's giant puppets. Le Grand Spectacle, a huge show with musical artists from all over Quebec. Followed by The After Party DJ music played til 1am. If Music is not your scene there is a massive bonfire at the Olympic Stadium with activities for the whole family.

Jean Jello Shot

Every party needs a jello shooter looks good too and the tastes good too

Blue Layer

  • 2 boxes berry blue gelatin dessert mix (3.1 oz)
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 envelope plain gelatin
  • 1 cup flavored rum or vodka

White Layer

  • 2 ¾ cups water
  • 6 envelopes plain gelatin
  • 3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup flavored rum or vodka
  • 1/2 cup white crème de cacao (or white chocolate liqueur)

Directions:

Lightly spray glass pan (10 cup volume) with non stick cooking spray. Wipe off the excess spray with a paper towel.

Blue layer:

Fill a small saucepan with water, sprinkle with the envelope of plain gelatin. Allow to soak for a minute or two. Heat over low heat, stirring constantly, until the gelatin is dissolved (about 5 minutes). Add the blue gelatin, Stir until dissolved (about 2 minutes). Remove from heat. Pour in the liquor, and stir well. Set aside.

Pour into pan, or ice cube tray, and chill until almost set (about 45 minutes), will fill sticky

White Layer

Fill a small saucepan with water sprinkle with the 6 envelopes of plain gelatin. Allow to soak for a minute or two. Heat over low heat, stirring constantly, until the gelatin is dissolved (about 5 minutes). Stir in the sweetened condensed milk. Remove from heat, and stir in the liquors. pour over blue layer.

If using shooter glasses pour the blue mixture into bottom of glasses (can set at an angle if you like) chill til almost set 5 min then add white mixture.



Tropical Cheesecake Shooter

Tropical Cheesecake Shooter

Nothing better then my Tropical Cheesecake shooter on a hot summer day

Ingredients

  • 2 parts Hpnotiq liqueur
  • 1 part Bols Yoghurt

Directions

  1. Add Hpnotiq Liquor to a chilled shot glass
  2. Slowly pour Bols Yogurt liquor over back of spoon for next layer

Royal Blue Cocktail

Royal Blue Cocktail
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Royal Blue Cocktail

A classic, love the colour

Ingredients

  • 1 lime wedge
  • sugar or granulated sugar
  • ice cubes
  • 1/4 cup cranberry juice cocktail
  • 1 oz citron vodka or vodka
  • 1 oz blue curacao
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

Directions

  1. Moisten rim of chilled martini glass with lime wedge.
  2. Sprinkle sugar onto small plate, and dip moistened rim into the sugar to coat lightly.
  3. Fill cocktail shaker with ice.
  4. Add cranberry juice, vodka, curacao and lime juice; cover and shake.
  5. Strain into a martini glass.

How To Rim A Glass

When Is St. Jean Baptiste Day

Year
Date
Weekday
2015
June 24
Wednesday
2016
June 24
Friday
2017
June 24
Saturday
2018
June 25
Monday
2019
June 24
Monday
2020
June 24
Wednesday
St. Baptiste Day is usually celebrated on June 24 but if that falls on a Sunday the Monday is observed

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