Red, White & Booze: 3 Cocktails to Get You Through the Election

Tuesday's highly-anticipated elections will no doubt bring on many feelings of stress, regardless of the outcome.

To help you make it through, we're offering some top-notch (and very strong) cocktails, courtesy of celebrity caterer Andrea Correale, founder and president of Elegant Affairs.

Click through to get the recipes:


1. Democratic Donkey Cocktail

The Democratic Donkey:


1/2 oz light rum

1/2 oz blue curacao

1 oz pineapple juice

1/2 oz coconut cream

1 cup of crushed ice


1. Combine rum, curacao, pineapple juice and coconut cream in a shaker.

2. Shake and pour over ice. 

2. Patriotic Sangria

Patriotic Sangria


1 bottle dry white wine (I used chardonnay)

2 cups (1 pint) fresh blueberries

1 cup fresh raspberries

1 cup apple juice (or white grape juice)

1 pound fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced

1 bottle champagne (or any variety of sparkling white wine)

3-4 Granny Smith apple



1. Stir together white wine, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and apple juice together in a large pitcher.  

2. Cover and refrigerate for 1-4 hours, so that the flavors can meld.

3. When you're ready to serve the sangria, gradually stir in the champagne and apples and ice.

3. Red Republican

The Red Republican


1 oz Vodka 

1 oz Raspberry Liqueur 

1 oz Lime Juice 


1. Pour vodka, raspberry liqueur and lime juice in shaker.

2. Shake and Strain into old fashioned glass.

3. Garnish with lemon twist