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Dark ‘n’ Stormy ! INGREDIENTS:2…

Dark ‘n’ Stormy !

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 ounces dark rum
  • ½ ounce fresh-squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup, or to taste
  • 4-6 ounces fresh ginger beer.

PREPARATION:

  1. Build the drink in a highball glass filled with ice, adjusting for sweetness and tartness. Depending on when you stop the fermentation of the ginger beer, it may be fully dry or still retain enough sweetness that additional simple syrup is unnecessary. Garnish with a wedge of lime. Serves 1.

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Rob Roy ! Ingredients:Maraschino Cherry, 1S…

Rob Roy !

Ingredients:
Maraschino Cherry, 1

Scotch, 2 oz.

Sweet Vermouth, 1 oz.

Peychaud’s Bitters, 2 tsp.

Orange zest, 1 tsp.

Instructions:
Swish the liquids into a shaker. Strain the cocktail into a martini glass and garnish with a cherry.

Let the zest rest in the cocktail for a couple of minutes so that the drink perfectly sucks in its flavor.

Velvet LeChance cocktail!

Velvet LeChance cocktail!

Recipe:

1 oz brandy

6-8 blackberries

3 oz red wine

1 oz honey and jalapeno simple syrup

Add the blackberries and brandy to a mixing glass. Muddle thoroughly to combine. Fine strain into a shaker filled with ice. Add the red wine and honey & jalapeno simple syrup. Shake thoroughly until chilled. Strain into your preferred vessel. Garnish with a lemon and blackberry. Serve!

How do you make the honey-jalapeno simple syrup?

Add ½ cup water to ½ cup liquid honey in a saucepan.

Heat gently until the honey has completely dissolved.

Chop a jalapeno into the mixture, seeds and all. No stem though, you madman.

Take it off the heat and allow it to infuse for 10 to 15 minutes.

Taste. Spicy enough? Strain out the jalapeno. If not, leave for another 10 and repeat.

Allow to cool and use!

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Kamikaze Cocktail!

Kamikaze Cocktail!

  1. 3 cl vodka.
  2. 3 cl triple sec.
  3. 3 cl lime juice.

Watermelon Cherry Tequila Bomb ! Ingredient…

Watermelon Cherry Tequila Bomb !

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups watermelon chunks
  • 2 limes juiced
  • 1 cup pitted cherries
  • 1 tablespoon agave
  • 4 ounces tequila
  • ice and mint

Instructions:

  1. Combine the watermelon, limes, cherries, tequila and agave in a blender and puree on high until frothy. Pour into glasses or into a hollowed out mini watermelon and serve with ice cubes and fresh mint leaves.

Author: Heather Christo

Punch & Smash!INGREDIENTS:2 oz Bacardí W…

Punch & Smash!

INGREDIENTS:
2 oz Bacardí White Rum
.5 oz El Maestro Sierra Pedro Ximénez Sherry
.5 oz Grant ‘La Garrocha’ Amontillado Sherry
.75 oz passion fruit purée
.5 oz. hibiscus syrup
2 mint sprigs
.5 oz. fresh lemon juice

DIRECTIONS:
Shake all the ingredients hard for 30 seconds. Strain into a coupe. Place a large fresh piece of mint on top. *Hibiscus Syrup: Take a ½ cup of hibiscus flowers and simmer in a quart of simple syrup (50/50) for 15 minutes. Cool and strain.

Photo Credit: Strip House

Wiki Wiki!INGREDIENTS:1.5 oz Blanc Rhum Agri…

Wiki Wiki!

INGREDIENTS:
1.5 oz Blanc Rhum Agricole
.5 oz mango brandy
1 oz fresh lime juice
1 oz fresh pineapple juice
.5 oz petite cane syrup
½ peeled kiwi

DIRECTIONS:
Muddle kiwi in tall glass, add liquid ingredients. Insert swizzle stick, add crushed ice. Garnish with pineapple crescent, pineapple fronds, lime wheel, kiwi slice, and orchid. 

Photo Credit: Jeff Marini 

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Espresso Martini!

Espresso Martini!

What you need:

1.5 oz. of Grey Goose Vodka

1 oz. of single-origin espresso

.75 oz. of premium coffee liqueur

1 pinch of salt

How to make it:

Add all ingredients together into a shaker and shake vigorously. Strain into a martini glass. Garnish with salted dark chocolate power.

Via Grey Goose

Apple Cranberry Moscow Mule!

Apple Cranberry Moscow Mule!

What you need:

Ice

4 oz. of vodka

¼ cup of cranberry juice

½ cup of sparkling apple juice

2 ginger beers

Fresh cranberries for garnish

How to make it:

Fill two large glasses with ice. Add the Vodka and cranberry juice. Add the sparkling apple juice and then fill the rest of the way with the ginger beer. Stir gently to combine and serve immediately.

Via Heather Christo

Chocolate Martini! What You’ll Need:

Chocolate Martini!

What You’ll Need:

  • 2 tbsp. chocolate syrup, plus more for drizzling
  • 4 oz. Baileys
  • 4 oz. chocolate liqueur  
  • 4 oz. vodka
  • Ice
  • Shaved chocolate (optional)
  • Directions: 
  • Pour chocolate syrup onto a shallow plate. 
  • Dip rim of martini glasses into chocolate syrup to coat rims. 
  • Drizzle the inside of each glass with chocolate syrup.
  • Combine Baileys, chocolate liqueur, and vodka in a large cocktail shaker.
  • Fill with ice and shake until thoroughly chilled, about 20 seconds. 
  • Divide evenly between glasses. 
  • If using, top with shaved chocolate. 
  • Serve.