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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Post Number 2 - Some Fancy Drink Recipes

Okay Number 2 most popular post of my first 1000 was about drink recipes. With 1,730 page views here is this edition from  May 1, 2009.
Here are some cocktails that are featured in the restaurant I work. Not your common everyday drinks but hey if you feel like living on the wild side try the following.

Blackberry Martini

1oz Grey Goose Vodka
1/2 oz Chambord ( French Black Raspberry Liqueur )
1/2 oz Cassis
10 Muddled Blackberries
5 Mint Leaves torn and muddled
1 oz Lemon Bar Mix
1/2 oz Simple Syrup

Served on the rocks in a Martini Cocktail Glass. Make sure to muddle the ingredients before adding the alcohol.

Ocean Blue Martini

1 oz Belvedere Vodka
1/2 oz Hypnotiq ( Vanilla Cognac Liqueur )
1/2 oz Blue Curacao
2 oz White Cranberry Juice
2 Lime Wedges squeezed

Served on the rocks in your Martini Cocktail glass with an orange twist.

Golden Cosmo

1 oz Wyborowa Vodka
1/2 oz Grand Marnier
1/2 oz Apricot Brandy
1 oz Red Cranberry Juice
1 oz Fresh Orange Juice

Served on the rocks in your Martini Cocktail glass.

Banana Cream

1 oz Galliano
1 oz Banana Liqueur
1 oz Ice Cream Mix

Served on the rocks in your Martini Cocktail glass with a dollop of whip cream on top.

Winter Pear

1 oz Absolut Pears Vodka
3/4 oz White Creme de Cacao
1/4 oz Amaretto
1 oz 10% Cream

Served on the rocks in your Martini Cocktail glass sprinkled with Chocolate Shavings.

Melon Zen

1/2 oz Polar Ice Vodka
1 oz Melon Liqueur
1/2 oz Soho Lychee Liqueur
2 oz Chilled Green Tea
1/2 oz simple syrup

Served on the rocks in your Martini Cocktail glass with 3 skewered melon balls.

Mandarin Crush

1 oz Absolut Mandarin Vodka
1/2 oz Galliano
1/2 oz Cointreau
6 muddled mandarin orange slices
2 oz fresh orange juice
1/2 oz Ginger Beer

Shake vigorously for 10 seconds then serve over some ice in an old fashion glass.

Perfect Storm

1 oz Lambs Dark Rum
1 oz Amaretto
1 oz Margarita Pre - Mix
1/2 oz Ginger Beer
1/2 oz simple syrup

Shake vigorously for 10 seconds and serve with a lime wedge over some ice in an old fashion glass.

Peach Island

1 oz Polar Ice Vodka
1 oz Peach Schnapps
1 oz Passion Mix
1 oz Peach Mix
1/2 oz Ginger Beer
2 oz Frexinet ( or other sparkling wine you use ). Add after shaking all other ingredients.

Serve in a Flute Glass. No ice.

Sparkling Berry

1 oz Alize Passion Liqueur ( a blend of tropical fruits and Cognac )
1/2 oz Absolut Raspberry Vodka
1/2 oz Galliano
2 oz Strawberry Mix
2 oz Frexinet ( or other sparkling wine as mentioned above and add after all else has been shaken.

Serve in a Flute Glass. No ice

There you have it. Cheers!!

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