Posts Tagged ‘Drink of the Week’
Jack Daniels – Tennessee Honey
Tennessee Honey Whiskey is added into the product line of Jack Daniels. This new whiskey is mix of Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Tennessee Whiskey with a special honey liqueur.
The honey whiskey, listed as 70 proof, can be chilled straight or served in drinks with mixers like lemonade, tea or ginger ale.
Piña Colada – Old-style recipe for this popular drink.
3 oz light rum
3 tbsp coconut cream
3 tbsp crushed pineapples
The coconut cream needs to have the right consistancy, some find the alternative, coconut milk to be too thin, however you can add condensed milk to coconut milk to bring up it’s thickness. Add pineapple juice if desired. Put all ingredients into an electric blender with 2 cups of crushed ice. Blend at a high speed for a short length of time. Strain into a collins glass and serve with a straw.
Mojito – A True Cuban
1 1/2oz. Light Rum
1 oz. Lime Juice
1 tsp. Sugar
3-4 Mint Leaves
Combine lime juice, mint and sugar in a Collins or highball glass. Stir gently to bruise the mint. Fill glass 3/4 with ice. Add the rum. Top with soda. Stir well.
Dirty / Filthy Martini
Chill Martini Glass with ice and water.
Put some ice in a shaker or mixing glass.
Add 2 1/2 oz of Gin or Vodka(my pref)
Add 2 Tbsp of Olive Juice(from the jar or tray)
Shake or stir mixture.
Empty the ice water from your martini glass.
Add 2-3 drops of Dry Vermouth to glass and swirl to coat, then dump the excess.
Strain your Martini into glass and garnish with 3 Olives.
1/2 oz Kahlua coffee liqueur
1/2 oz Vodka
1 oz Sambuca
1. Fill two or more shot glasses with the Kahlua and vodka and place a slice of orange on the top of each glass.
2. Pour Sambuca separately into a wine glass and ignite. Pour onto the shots and allow to burn briefly. Extinguish, shoot the drink, and chase with a bite of the Sambuca-soaked orange slice.
1 1/2 oz white tequila
1/2 oz creme de cassis
2 lime wedges
12 fresh mint leaves
3 – 6 oz 7-UP or SPRITE
1 tbsp brown sugar Muddle sugar, mint and squeezed lime wedges in mixing tin until mixture smells like spearmint gum. Fill with ice, add tequila and cassis, shake until the tin is icey to the touch. Pour into a collins glass, top with 7-up or Sprite and garnish with a sugarcane stick and fresh mint.
1/2 oz Vodka
1/2 oz Southern Comfort Peach Liqueur
1/2 oz Amaretto Almond Liqueur
1/2 oz Triple Sec
1/2 oz Gin
1/2 oz Lime Juice
1 oz Sambuca
1 oz Blue Curacao Liqueur
1 oz Bailey’s Irish Cream
1 1/2 oz Absolut Citron Vodka
3/4 oz Sweet and Sour mix
1/2 oz Sprite soda
3 oz soda water
1 slice of lemon
Add all ingredients except lemon to shaker filled with ice. Cover and shake vigorously. Strain contents into ice filled collins glass. Garnish with lemon. *note* A great summer refresher. Shaking and straining the drink makes it frothy. This drink is also good when you need to ‘wet your whistle’. A good first drink of the afternoon or evening.
1 1/2 oz. Vodka
1/2 oz. Blue Curacao
2 oz. Sweet and Sour Mix
7-Up or Sprite
Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend for 15-20 seconds until smooth. Pour over a highball glass filled with ice and garnish with a lemon slice and maraschino cherry.