Cheers to Freedom

Warm days call for parties. Parties call for celebratory beverages. Whether you’re a cocktail or mocktail type of hostess, here are a 5 great go-to’s for your next gathering. Each one, inspired by one of our very own PUNJAMMIES® prints. In fact… this is just one more way to spread the word about Sudara and our work in India.  So, before your guests take their first sip, why not toast to Freedom and the people around the world bravely pursuing a life free from sex slavery? That is, indeed, something worth celebrating!


No. 1 Azul Aruna Margarita

crushed or cubed ice
2 oz. tequila
1 oz. Blue Curaçao
1 oz. fresh squeezed lime juice 
¼ oz. simple syrup
lime wedges
serve in a martini glass

Add all the ingredients to a shaker, starting with your crushed ice and shake well. Run the reserved lime wedge around the rim of a martini glass and dip into a saucer of salt. Carefully strain the cocktail into the glass. and garnish with a wedge of lime because the lime-ier, the better, right?

No. 2 Sunetha Sunshine

1 1/2 oz passionfruit vodka [for mocktail, use passionfruit juice]
3 oz. Cranberry Juice
2 oz. Pineapple Juice
fresh, sliced ginger
orange peel for garnish
crushed or cubed ice
serve in a highball glass or mason jar
Place one slice of ginger in the bottom of your shaker and muddle. Add all liquids and shake several times. Finish by straining into a highball glass or mason jar full of ice. Garnish with orange peel.

No. 3 Veera Very Cherry Spritzer

5 oz. Grapefruit Vodka [for mocktail, use 2-3 oz. Grapefruit Juice]
1 oz. cherry juice
club Soda
cubed or crushed ice
fresh pitted cherries
serve in a highball glass or mason jar filled with ice

Add the first two ingredients to a highball glass or mason jar, followed by ice. Fill up with club soda and give it a stir. Garnish with a fresh pitted cherry.

No. 4 Kaveri Fizz

1¼ oz. Dry Gin
¾ oz. lemon juice
¾ oz. honey
Chilled Champagne
lemon peel for garnish
serve in a coupe or flute glass

Combine the first 3 ingredients in a shaker. Shake or stir until honey is mixed well and pour into the serving glass of your choice. Fill with champagne. Garnish with a twisted lemon peel.

No. 5 Swathi Sunrise Brunch Cocktail

2 oz. Cranberry Juice- unsweetened
½ c. Gin
cubed ice
serve in a mason jar

Combine the liquids in the mason jar and give a quick stir. Add ice and stir again.

Cheers to Freedom!