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Sundowner

Sundowner

Serve: Over ice in a highball glass

  • 1 1/2 oz Cognac
  • 1/2 oz Galliano
  • 1/2 oz Orange Liqueur
  • Sweet & Sour Mix
  • 1 ds Grenadine Syrup

Fill highball glass with ice, add Cognac, Galliano, and orange liqueur. Add enough sweet & sour mix to almost fill glass, then add grenadine syrup.

Italian Sunset

Very simple…

2 Parts Amaretto liqueur

Fill Glass with Pineapple Juice. Add a splash of Grenadine

Serve.

Mimosa

Serve: Stirred in a champagne flute

Garnish: grenadine, cherries

  • 3 parts Champagne
  • 3 parts orange juice

Ensure both ingredients are well chilled, then mix together into the glass. Serve cold.

Moscow Mule

A Moscow Mule is a cocktail made with vodka, ginger beer, and lime. The name refers to the popular perception of vodka as a Russian product and the intense flavor “kick” of ginger beer.

Serve: On the rocks; poured over ice in a mug

  • 1 part Vodka
  • 1 part Lime juice
  • 2-4 parts ginger beer

Mix ingredients together and serve

Bay Breeze

The Bay Breeze is a cocktail, which has a Cape Codder as its base. This drink is also sometimes called a Downeaster or Hawaiian Sea Breeze.

  • 3 parts vodka
  • 1 part cranberry juice
  • 1 part pineapple juice

Lime wedge for garnish

Margarita

The Margarita is the most common tequila-based cocktail, made with tequila mixed with triple sec and lime or lemon juice, often served with salt on the glass rim.

Serve: On the rocks; poured over ice in a Margarita glass

Garnish: salt rimmed glass, lime slice

  • 7 parts tequila
  • 4 parts Cointreau or Triple Sec
  • 3 parts lemon or lime juice

Rub the rim of the glass with the lime slice to make the salt stick to it. Shake the other ingredients with ice, then carefully pour into the glass (taking care not to dislodge any salt). Garnish and serve over ice.

Long Island Iced Tea

Serve: On the rocks, poured over ice

Garnish: Lemon Slice

  • 3 parts Vodka
  • 3 parts Tequila
  • 3 parts White Rum
  • 3 parts Triple Sec
  • 3 parts Gin
  • 5 parts Lemon juice
  • 6 parts Gomme syrup
  • Dash of cola

Mix ingredients in glass over ice, stir, garnish, and serve.

Alabama Slammer

  • 1 part Amaretto
  • 1 part Southern Comfort
  • 1 part sloe gin
  • 1 part orange juice

Pour above ingredients into a stainless steel shaker over ice and shake until completely cold. Strain into an old-fashioned glass and serve.

Piña Martinique

  • 1 1/2 oz. White Rum
  • 1/2 oz. Cointreau
  • 1/2 oz. Coconut Cream
  • 2 tbsp. Strawberries (crushed)
  • 2 tbsp. Pineapple (crushed)
  • 1 cup Crushed Ice

Combine all ingredients in a blender. Mix at high speed for 45 seconds. Pour into a Collins glass. Garnish with a pineapple wedge or strawberry.

Wine Cooler

Here's something simple, yet refreshing!

Serve: 8oz glass over ice (optional)

  • 2 oz Wine
  • 5 oz Lemon-Lime Soft Drink

Mix wine and soft drink. Pour into 8 oz glass. Add ice

Buttery Nipple

Serve: Straight up in a shot glass

  • 2 parts cold butterscotch schnapps
  • 1 part Bailey’s Irish cream

Pour the butterscotch schnapps into the shot glass, and then carefully add the Bailey’s. letting it float on top.

Orange Tundra

Serve: In a highball glass (add ice last if needed)

  • 25mL Cream soda
  • 25mL Orange juice
  • 25mL Coffee liqueur
  • 25mL Vodka

In a highball glass first add the the Vodka, then the cream soda, then add the Kahlua and finally add the orange juice. add ice if preferred DO NOT MIX

Kamikaze

The Kamikaze is made of equal parts Vodka, Triple Sec and lime juice. It can be served strained into a highball glass (or shot glasses) or on the rocks in a low ball glass. Garnish is typically a wedge or twist of lime.

Serve: Straight up; without ice in a cocktail glass

Garnish: lime slice

  • 1 part Vodka
  • 1 part Triple Sec
  • 1 part Lime juice

Shake all ingredients together in a mixer with ice. Strain into glass, garnish and serve.

Appletini

The appletini, also known as the apple martini, is a cocktail containing vodka and either apple juice, apple cider, or apple liqueur. Typically, the apple vodka is shaken or stirred with a sweet and sour mix and then strained into a martini glass.

Serve: straight up; without ice in a cocktail glass

Garnish: apple slice, and a cherry

  • 3 parts vodka
  • 1 part apple schnapps
  • 1 part cointreau

Mix in a shaker, then pour into a chilled glass. Garnish and serve.

Tom Collins

Serve: On the rocks, poured over ice in a Collins glass

Garnish: Orange, cherry or lime

  • 2 parts Gin
  • 1 part fresh lemon juice
  • drizzle of sugar syrup
  • Chilled carbonated water to taste

Mix the gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup in a tall glass with ice.. top up with soda water, garnish and serve.

Tea Liqueur

  • 2 ts Black Tea Leaves
  • 1 1/2 c Vodka
  • 1/2 c Sugar Syrup

Steep the tea leaves in vodka for 24 hours maximum, or you will get a bitter flavor.

Strain, and add sugar syrup. Age for 2 weeks. 1 pint container, or quart jar.

Amaretto Sour

Traditional:

  • 2 parts Amaretto liqueur
  • 1 part sour (half a lemon)

Shaken with ice, strained into an old fashioned glass that has had its rim optionally “frosted” with granulated sugar, and garnished with a maraschino cherry

Modern:

  • 3 parts Amaretto
  • 1 part sour mix instead of the lemon juice;

do not frost the rim of the glass with sugar.


Sex on the Beach

Sex on the beach is a highball cocktail made from vodka, peach schnapps, orange juice, and cranberry juice. It is an International Bartenders Association Official Cocktail.

Serve: on the rocks; poured over ice in a highball glass

Garnish: orange slice

  • 2 parts vodka
  • 1 part peach schnapps
  • 3 parts orange juice
  • 2 parts cranberry juice

Build all ingredients in a highball glass filled with ice. Garnish with orange slice.

Bloody Mary

A Bloody Mary is a popular cocktail containing vodka, tomato juice, and usually other spices or flavorings such as Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce, beef consomme or bouillon, horseradish, celery, salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, lemon juice, and celery salt.

Serve: On the rocks; poured over ice in a highball glass

Garnish: celery stalk

  • 3 parts Vodka
  • 6 parts Tomato juice
  • 1 part lemon juice

Add dashes of Worcestershire Sauce, Tabasco , salt and pepper into highball glass, then pour all ingredients into highball with ice cubes. Stir gently. Garnish with Celery Salt and lemon wedge (optional).

Brass Monkey

Brass Monkey is a name given to a number of different cocktail recipes. As with many lesser-known cocktails that are named after colloquial expressions, there are some wildly differing recipes that share the same name.

Serve: On the rocks; poured over ice in a Highball glass

  • 1 part dark rum
  • 1 part vodka
  • 1 part orange juice

Stir together and serve over ice.

Pink Lady

A pink lady is a classic gin-based cocktail with a long history. The egg-whites and cream mixed in create a foam that floats on top of the drink as well as giving it a unique texture.

Serve: In a cocktail glass

Garnish: Cherry

  • 1 part Gin
  • 1 tsp. Grenadine
  • 1 tsp. Cream
  • 1 egg white

Shake ingredients and strain into a cocktail glass

Tropical Itch

  • 1 oz. Vodka
  • 1 oz. Light Rum
  • 1/2 oz. Grand Marnier
  • 3 - 4 oz. Passion Fruit Juice

Combine in a shaker with a cup of ice. Pour, with ice into a double old fashion or Collins glass. Top with additional passion fruit juice if needed.


Woo Woo

Great summer cocktail! Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.

  • 1 oz. Vodka
  • 1 oz Peach Schnapps
  • 2 oz. Cranberry Juice

Combine ingredients and shake well, strain into a cocktail shaker.

Can also be served as a shooter. In that case reduce liquors to 3/4 oz. each and the Cranberry to 1/2 oz. serve in a rocks glass.


Carrot Cake

The Carrot Cake is a cocktail that is said to taste like carrot cake, although it does not contain any carrot cake ingredients.

Serve: Layered in a shot glass

  • 1 part Irish Cream
  • 1 part Cinnamon Schnapps
  • 1 part Frangelico

or

  • 1 part Irish Cream
  • 1 part Butterscotch Schnapps
  • 1 part Goldschlager

Layer each part in the shot glass, and shoot.

Screwdriver

A Screwdriver is a popular highball drink made with orange juice and vodka. Sometimes it is referred to as “Vodka and Orange”. While the basic drink is simply the two ingredients, there are many variations, many of these with multiple names, that can be found all over the world.

Serve: On the rocks; poured over ice in a highball glass

Garnish: orange slice

  • 1 part vodka
  • 2 parts Orange juice
  • pinch salt

Mix in a highball glass with ice. Garnish and serve.

Tequila Sunrise

Serve: On the rocks; poured over ice in a highball glass

Garnish: orange slice and a cherry

  • 3 parts Tequila
  • 6 parts Orange juice
  • 1 part Grenadine Syrup

Pour the tequila and orange juice into glass over ice. Add the grenadine, which will sink to the bottom. Do not stir. Garnish and serve.

Hanky-Panky

  • 3 oz Vodka
  • 1 oz limoncello

Shake. Strain into chilled glass

Top with champagne

Garnish with lemon twist

Gin & Tonic

Serve on the rocks, poured over ice using a citrus fruit to garnish.

  • 1 part Gin
  • 1-3 parts tonic water, to taste

Mix and serve stirred, not shaken.

The cocktail book : a sideboard manual for gentlemen : Knowles, Frederic Lawrence, 1869-1905

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