Red, White, and Blue Summer Breeze Drink Recipe


summer breeze drink recipeThis recipe comes from Mike Southerland, a competitor in the World Food Championships Thrilla at the Grilla contest.

Mike is the co-owner of Brothers’ BBQ and Brewing Co. in Danville, Kentucky. He has been cooking for over 15 years, and competing in local/national cook-offs for the last 10. He says he loves to cook and always appreciates the opportunity to compete against others.


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries
  • 1/4 cup Wilderness Trail Harvest Rum
  • 1/4 cup Blue Curacao
  • Juice of 1 lime


Add 1 cup of water to one cup of sugar and bring to a boil. Chill and reserve for later. Halve limes and strawberries. lightly grill. Muddle strawberries and rum, add half of the simple syrup. Mix blue curacao, lime juice and half of the simple syrup. Fill glass with shaved ice, pour the chilled mix on each side at the same time. Enjoy!

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