Cocktails #FromYourCouch

Apr 3

Virtual happy hour never looked so good! The 'At-Home Bar' is always open in quarantine, so plonk down, take load off, and enjoy one (or all) of these four artist-inspired cocktails... From Your Couch!

Remember to share your home happy hour photos with us at @TheBBTCenter and please drink responsibly, ♥ Cheers! - Your wannabe bartender friends at Amerant Bank Arena!



Beyoncé's 'Love on Top' Long Island Iced Tea

The Queen B loves herself a Long Island Iced Tea. It's even rumored that Beyoncé and her Destiny's Child buddy, Kelly Rowland once knocked back a couple of these delicious drinks in a Miami karaoke bar!


Ingredients & Instructions:

  • ½ oz Vodka
  • ½ oz Gin
  • ½ oz Rum
  • ½ oz Tequila
  • ½ oz Triple Sec
  • Equal parts, Sweet/Sour and Coke 
  • Garnish with a lemon wedge and stir

Click here for the full recipe. 



Madonna's 'Papa Don't Preach' Pomegranate Martini

Roll out the red carpet in your living room for this fruity delight. Along with Madonna, we've heard Oprah enjoys a Pomegranate Martini on occasion as well! So grab a shaker, and drink like an influential powerhouse! 


Ingredients & Instructions:

  • 1 ½ oz Blueberry Vodka 
  • 1 oz Pomegranate Juice
  • 1 ½ oz Blackberry Puree
  • 1 oz Cranberry Juice
  • Combine ingredients in a shaker half filled with ice
  • Shake well
  • Serve in a martini glass and garnish with a fresh orange slice

Click here for the full recipe.



Freddie Mercury's 'Somebody To Love'

It's a cocktail fit for a Queen! Your taste buds will be saying 'Magnifico-O-o-O-o' to this love story of flavors, inspired by the astoundingly glamourous vocalist Freddie Mercury. It's the perfect mix of sweet and sour to cure those quarantine blues and boost your mood!


Ingredients & Instructions:

  • 1.5 oz Gin  
  • .5 oz Fresh Lemon Juice 
  • 1 Bar Spoon of Simple Syrup (to taste)  
  • .25 oz Elderflower Liqueur
  • 5 Sprigs Fresh Dill

Click here for the full recipe.



Nick Jonas' 'Craig Tea Nelson'

In the words of JoBro Nick Jonas, "Whiskey's good for the voice." This recipe was crafted by the ever-talented, mixologist/muscian Nick Jonas himself! Juice up those vocal cords like a professional, and get ready to head to the Year 3000 for an epic night of couch karaoke with this cocktail!


Ingredients & Instructions:

  • 2 Lime Wedges 
  • 3 Shots Whiskey 
  • 4.5 oz Ginger Ale 
  • 4.5 oz Green Iced Tea 
  • Pour ingredients into a glass and stir. Garnish with lime wedge. 

Click here for the full recipe.


Bonus: BB&T Cold Zone Specialty Cocktails

If you've visited our Coors Light Cold Zone inside the Amerant Bank Arena on a special event night, then perhaps you've been lucky enough to try one of these incredible specialty themed cocktails!


Power_Play_Rose_1x1_2.jpgPower Play Rosé

Ingredients & Instructions:

  • 4 oz Rosé
  • 1 oz Vodka
  • 2 oz Sparkling Water
  • Juice from ½ a Large Lime
  • A Strawberry (for garnish)

1x1 Pride Party @ Coors Light.jpgPanthers Pride Punch


  • 1 oz Grenadine
  • 1 cup Crushed Ice
  • 4 oz Pineapple Juice, chilled
  • 2 oz Coconut-Flavored Rum
  • 1 oz Water
  • ½ oz Blue Curacao


  1. Add grenadine to a 12 oz hurricane glass. Fill glass with ice.
  2. Combine pineapple juice and coconut rum in a glass measuring cup; slowly pour mixture over ice in glass. 
  3. Combine water and blue curacao and slowly pour over pineapple-rum layer. Garnish with an orange slice, if desired.


FLA_1x1_The_Rumberto.jpgThe Rumberto

Ingredients & Instructions:

  • 2 oz Rum
  • 4 to 6 oz Coke
  • Pour the rum into a highball glass filled with ice
  • Top with Cola
  • Garnish with a Lime Wedge


Tell us what you think! Tag us in your home happy hour photos at @TheBBTCenter!