The azalea cocktail is a combination of pineapple juice, lemon juice, a spirit, and grenadine. It’s known as the cocktail of The Masters golf tournament. It’s perfect for serving when hosting a Masters watch party. Be sure and visit my post, Masters Party Ideas, to learn simple decorating tips, ideas for what to wear, and recipes to help you serve traditional foods from the Masters.
WHAT IS AN AZALEA COCKTAIL?
If you ever come to Augusta in the spring, you will be awestruck at the blanket of color that permeates our yards and, most importantly, our beloved Augusta National golf course. It only seems fitting that a cocktail would be created to emulate the beautiful pink azaleas on the 13th hole at Augusta National Golf Club. The par 5,510-yard hole is one of the most famous holes in professional golf.
WHY IS THE COCKTAIL CALLED AZALEA?
This cocktail is straightforward to make. The key is to use only fresh-squeezed lemon juice. If you have a yellow plastic lemon, don’t you dare use it in this drink. Fresh is best. – 2 ounces lemon juice fresh-squeezed – 2 ounces pineapple juice – 4 ounces vodka – ¼ ounce grenadine
WHAT IS IN AN AZALEA COCKTAIL?