3 Yummy Drinks + 1 RTD Option For National Cocktail Day

March 22, 2024

This year, National Cocktail Day land on March 24. Below, some faves from the Diageo portfolio to help you celebrate. —Vita Daily

Smirnoff Bloody Ceasar

A new twist on a classic cocktail with a Canadian origin story. The The Smirnoff Bloody Caesar is your iconic brunch accomplice made even zestier with the bright, citrus flavours of Smirnoff Spicy Tamarind. Hot sauce optional (but highly recommended).

  • 1.5 oz Smirnoff Spicy Tamarind
  • 5 oz Clamato juice
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 3 dashes of hot sauce
  • 3 dashes of Worcestershire sauce
  • Chili lime salt
  1. Rim a highball glass with chili lime salt.
  2. Fill highball glass with ice.
  3. Combine Smirnoff Spicy Tamarind, clamato juice, lime juice, hot sauce, and worcestershire sauce.
  4. Stir well.
  5. Garnish with celery and pepperoncini.

Ketel One Dutch Mule

Ready to meet a modern mule? The Ketel One Dutch Mule is our spicy & fruity go-to drink to kick off an evening in style.

  • 1.5 oz Ketel one vodka
  • 5 oz Ginger Beer
  • 0.3 oz Lime juice
  • Garnish with a lime wedge and mint bouquet
  1. Start with an enamel mug.
  2. Pour Ketel One Vodka, then add the fresh lime juice, then add ice.
  3. Top up with ginger beer.
  4. Stir the ingredients in your glass and finish with a lime wedge and sprig of mint.

Captain Morgan Mai Tai

Hailing from California, Mai Tai means “good” in Tahitian. While the typical recipe is made with a tropical mix of rum, Curaçao, almond syrup and lime, the Captain Morgan Mai Tai includes Captain Morgan Coconut Rum, Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum and a dash of orange liqueur. Need a grab-and-go option? Check out the ready-to-drink Captain Morgan Mango Mai Tai available at BC LiquorLCBO and more.

  • 0.5 oz Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum
  • 0.5 oz Captain Morgan Coconut Rum
  • 0.5 oz Orange liqueur
  • 0.5 oz Lime juice
  • 0.5 oz Almond syrup
  • 1 Sprig of mint
  • 1 Glassful of ice
  1. Pour the Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, Captain Morgan Coconut Rum, orange liqueur, lime juice and almond syrup into a cocktail shaker.
  2. Add in some ice cubes and shake well.
  3. Strain into a tall glass filled with more ice.
  4. Garnish with the sprig of mint.


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