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MMA Member Zoom Happy Hour

Thursday, July 30
7:00 pm

Join MMA members for an online social event. Grab a drink (non-alcoholic or otherwise) and jump on Zoom to connect with colleagues in a fun way. 

Prizes will be awarded for creative beverage making including:

    • Drink that most matches a Michigan museum
    • Best use of readily available ingredients
    • Drink least likely to ever be made again

Need some ideas for a beverage to bring? Check out this list for inspiration ->


The event is limited to MMA members only. Attendance is free, but registration is required. You will need to log in to your membership account to see the registration option. 

If you have been laid off or furloughed from a Michigan museum, please consider joining with the free temporary COVID-19 membership


The MMA Zoom account. You can join via phone or internet. Instructions for connecting will be sent with registration confirmation. 

Michigan-Themed Mocktails and Cocktails

5 oz green tea, chilled
½ oz coconut milk
5 oz coconut soda, chilled

Shake or stir chilled tea and milk, and pour in a tall Highball glass. Top with chilled soda.

Rosemary Blueberry Smash 
7-8 blueberries
1 rosemary sprig, stripped
1 oz honey syrup
1 oz fresh lemon juice, strained
4 oz sparkling mineral water

Gently muddle blueberries, rosemary leaves, and honey syrup in the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Add lemon juice and shake with ice vigorously for 10 seconds. Fine strain into a tall glass of fresh ice. Top with sparkling water and stir to incorporate.

Maple Grapefruit Beer 
2/3 oz Michigan maple syrup 
3 oz freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
3 oz ginger ale or ginger beer

Combine grapefruit juice and maple syrup in a shaker. Stir or shake until syrup is dissolved. Pour into ice filled highball glass and add ginger ale, stirring gently to combine. 

Beach Blanket
3 ounces grapefruit juice
3 ounces​ cranberry juice
1 ounce soda water
Garnish: lime wedge

Pour the juices into a Collins glass filled with ice. Top with soda. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Peninsula Mule
4 oz Vernor's
½ oz Blended Scotch
¾ oz Lemon Juice
½ oz St Germain
Dash Angostura bitters

Fill a copper mug or Collins glass with ice. Add Scotch, lime juice, elderflower liqueur and bitters. Top with Vernors; stir gently with a long handled bar spoon to mix. Garnish with a lemon twist.

The Mighty Mac
3 oz Apple Cider
2 oz Jamaican Rum
¾ oz Lemon Juice
3 Dashes Angostura bitters

Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well and strain over fresh ice into double rocks glass. Garnish with nutmeg and fan of apple slices.

Vernor’s Smash
2 oz Rye or Bourbon Whiskey
¾ oz Vernor's Simple Syrup
1/2 Lemon, cut into wedges
4 Mint leaves

In a shaker, muddle lemon with mint. Add ginger ale syrup and whiskey. Shake with ice. Strain into an ice filled rocks glass. Garnish with fresh mint and lemon.

Notorious MMA
2 oz Proper 12 Irish Whiskey
1 bar spoon simple syrup
2 dash angostura
2 dash orange bitters
Lemon wedge, cherry

In a rocks glass, add all ingredients with ice and stir until chilled. Garnish with lemon and cherry

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