Trust us: you’ll need a drink while watching an all-new episode of Love After Lockup. Brittany sets up a secret rendezvous with her ex-girlfriend while Marcelino is away. Caitlin has an emotional reunion with her estranged mother. The love triangle between Michael, Megan and Sarah is hanging on by a thread. And Clint just might get left at the alter. The drama is real. This week, WE’re behind the bar mixing up a “Partner in Lime” with a bit of vodka, pomegranate juice and the kick of (what else?) a lime. You’re in for one tasty cocktail and one hell of an episode.

Recipe: Partner in Lime

1 Serving

INGREDIENTS:

DIRECTIONS:

Pour seltzer into an ice-filled cocktail glass. Add vodka and pomegranate juice followed by a healthy squeeze of lime. Stir ingredients together and garnish with a lime wedge.

Enjoy a drink (or two) while watching an all-new episode of Love After Lockup, TONIGHT at 9|8c! And, don’t forget to follow #LoveAfterLockup on Instagram and Snapchat to celebrate “Behind the Bar” every week!

A celebration is in order: tonight brings the return of Growing Up Hip Hop and the premiere of Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition! *clinks glasses* On the season four premiere of #GUHH, the crew is back to confront new scandals, betrayals and the mysterious death of a hip hop legend. Plus, Angela deals with an unthinkable tragedy that rocks her world. On #HipHopBootCamp, some of the biggest names in the rap game will take a break from their lavish lifestyles and put the spotlight back on their relationships. WE’re getting the party started with a bubbly “Beatbox Bellini!” It features flavors of grapefruit and pineapple and is oh so refreshing.

Recipe: Beatbox Bellini

4 Servings

INGREDIENTS:

DIRECTIONS:

Fill champagne flute with 4 ounces of champagne. Pour in 1 ounce of pink grapefruit juice and 1 ounce of pineapple juice. Garnish with a grapefruit twist and enjoy!

Sit back, relax and sip on the “Beatbox Bellini” while watching the season premieres of Growing Up Hip Hop (8|7c) and Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition (10|9c)! And, don’t forget to follow #GUHH and #HipHopBootCamp on Instagram and Snapchat to celebrate “Hip Hop Happy Hour” every week!

Relationships are getting a bit rocky on this week’s Love After Lockup as Michael continues to juggle his time between Megan and Sarah. Meanwhile, Caitlin begins to see a few cracks in her romance with Matt. But love is in the air for at least one of our couples! It’s Tracie’s release day and Clint is ready to pop the question, meaning this week’s “Behind the Bar” calls for a toast. Sip on “The Perfect Pear,” which features flavors of pear nectar and cranberry juice.

Recipe: The Perfect Pear

6 Servings

INGREDIENTS:

DIRECTIONS:

In a pitcher, pour the Prosecco, peach nectar and cranberry juice. Gently stir and pour into champagne flutes. Garnish with pear slices.

Enjoy some bubbly while watching the all-new episode of Love After Lockup, TONIGHT at 9|8c! And, don’t forget to follow #LoveAfterLockup on Instagram and Snapchat to celebrate “Behind the Bar” every week!

On this week’s episode of Love After Lockup, WE find our couples beginning to learn the REAL personalities behind their lovers. However, when it comes to the love triangle that is Megan, Michael and Sarah, there are still a few secrets that have yet to be uncovered. Our themed cocktail for this week is “A Spicy Ending,” flavored with blood oranges and the kick of a jalapeño. Much like tonight’s episode, this sweet and spicy drink will bring the heat in the end.

Recipe: A Spicy Ending

2 Servings

INGREDIENTS:

 DIRECTIONS:

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Add blood orange juice, whiskey, agave syrup and jalapeño and shake well. Strain cocktail into a glass, top off with beer and stir. Garnish with jalapeño slices.

Mix up “A Spicy Ending” while watching the all-new episode of Love After Lockup, TONIGHT at 9|8c! And, don’t forget to follow #LoveAfterLockup on Instagram and Snapchat to celebrate “Behind the Bar” every week!

On this week’s episode of Love After Lockup, it’s officially release day for two of our cast members! Matt is heading home with Caitlin after a hectic pick-up at the prison. Meanwhile, Marcelino and Brittany drive off into the sunset on her first day out. WE’re celebrating their freedom and new beginnings with this “Release Day Rum Punch,” which features four different types of rum and a generous pour of pineapple juice. Freedom never tasted so good.

Recipe: Release Day Rum Punch

2 Servings

INGREDIENTS:

DIRECTIONS:

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the rum, pineapple juice and grenadine and shake well. Pour into glasses and garnish with pineapples and cherries.

Mix up the “Release Day Rum Punch” while watching an all-new Love After Lockup, TONIGHT at 9|8c! And, don’t forget to follow #LoveAfterLockup on Instagram and Snapchat to celebrate “Behind the Bar” every week!

Last call! For this week’s Hip Hop Happy Hour, WE’re closing out season two of Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta with a fun and fruity cocktail called “The A.T.L. Finisher” — that’s APPLE juice, TEQUILA and LIME juice. And trust us, you’ll need a drink (or two) while watching tonight’s season finale. Bow’s dealing with the aftermath of his violent breakdown, Brat forces JD to handle a difficult situation, Deb and Brandon confront unresolved issues, and much, much more. Cheers!

Recipe: The A.T.L. Finisher

 6 Servings

INGREDIENTS:

DIRECTIONS:

Mix all ingredients together in a pitcher until thoroughly blended. Chill until ready to serve. Pour into glasses and garnish with a lime wheel.

Sit back, relax and sip on “The A.T.L. Finisher” while watching the season finale of Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta, TONIGHT at 9|8c! And don’t forget to follow #GUHHATL on Instagram and Snapchat to celebrate “Hip Hop Happy Hour” every week!

It might seem like Masika Kalysha is all about the drama, but she’s also all about her music. The Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta star recently dropped her latest video for “P.T.O.S. (Put That On Something),” and WE’re totally here for it!

The song features producer Jazze Pha and serves as the follow-up to her single “Nothin on Me,” which was released in November. Watch the “P.T.O.S. (Put That On Something)” video right here.

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Click below and add it to your Spotify playlist! The song is also available on Apple Music, Google Play and SoundCloud.

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Watch Masika’s musical and personal journey on Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta, every Thursday at 9|8c!

It’s been a long time coming, but Lizzie is finally heading home with Scott on this week’s episode of Love After Lockup! To celebrate her release, WE’re raising a toast with this “Fizzy Lizzie.” It’s a bubbly champagne cocktail that’s super refreshing with flavors of pink lemonade and raspberries.

Recipe: Fizzy Lizzie

8-10 Servings

INGREDIENTS:

DIRECTIONS:

In a pitcher, combine the champagne, club soda, pink lemonade and fresh lemon juice (to taste). Stir well. Pour drinks into champagne flutes or stemless wine glasses and garnish with lemon slices and raspberries.

Mix up a pitcher of the “Fizzy Lizzie” while watching the all-new episode of Love After Lockup, TONIGHT at 9|8c! And, don’t forget to follow #LoveAfterLockup on Instagram and Snapchat to celebrate “Behind the Bar” every week!

If this week’s episode of Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta was a cocktail, it would definitely be the classic “Dark ‘n Stormy.” Jhonni and Masika are ready for war. Kiyomi and Teresa are at odds. And Bow flies into a destructive rage, which has everyone talking! Watch the tempers flare and the drama unfold while sipping on this rum-based cocktail that gets a bit of spice from the ginger beer. WE put our own twist on the drink with a splash of pineapple juice and dubbed it “The Storm’s a-Coming.”

Recipe: The Storm’s a-Coming

1 Serving

INGREDIENTS:

DIRECTIONS:

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add rum, pineapple juice and lime juice and shake well. Strain into a rocks or old-fashioned glass. Stir in the ginger beer. Garnish the cocktail with the lime wedge.

Mix up “The Storm’s a-Coming” and match the mood of the all-new episode of Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta, TONIGHT at 9|8c! And, don’t forget to follow #GUHHATL on Instagram and Snapchat to celebrate “Hip Hop Happy Hour” every week!

A new group of lovebirds will steal the show on the season 2 premiere of Love After Lockup! Let’s see, there’s a virgin set to marry an inmate. A returning fan-favorite. The “mother” of all secrets. And much, more. Sip on this warm “Hot Con-ny” (get it?) as things heat up on the season opener.

Recipe: Hot Con-ny

1 Serving

INGREDIENTS:

3/4 cup water
1 1/2 ounces whiskey
2 to 3 teaspoons honey, to taste
2 to 3 teaspoons lemon juice, to taste
1 lemon round
1 cinnamon stick (optional, for garnish)

DIRECTIONS:

In a teapot or saucepan, bring the water to a simmer. Pour the hot water into a mug. Add the whiskey, 2 teaspoons honey and 2 teaspoons lemon juice. Stir until the honey has disappeared into the hot water. Taste, and add 1 teaspoon honey for more sweetness if desired, and/or 1 teaspoon more lemon juice for more zing. Garnish with a lemon round and cinnamon stick (if using). Enjoy!

Warm up to a “Hot Con-ny” while watching the season premiere of Love After Lockup TONIGHT at 9|8c! And, don’t forget to follow #LoveAfterLockup on Instagram and Snapchat to celebrate “Behind the Bar” every week!