A cocktail party inspired me to write a blog about some of the fantastic drinks which can be easily made at home .many of these are our own innovations or rather experimentation ,rest ,the usual mind blowing ones , a hit at every get together .
so here is a famous toast
Here’s to the men that we love
Here’s to the men that love us
But the men that we love ARE’NT the men that love us
So to hell with the men, here’s to us.
1. Brandy blazer
Add the following to an Old Fashioned glass -
two small (30ml) shots of cognac,
one sugar cube,
an orange twist and a lemon twist.
Flambe the mixture, stir well with a long bar spoon,
extinguish the flame and strain into a snifter glass.
Pour in ice cubes with 8 small measures of Vodka.
pour in 300 ml cranberry juice.
a little lime juice.
place a lime wedge in the drink.
Dash of Litchee crush or to taste ( for those who need it a tad bit sweet )
lots of crushed ice
5.Long Island Iced Tea
1 part vodka
1 part tequila
1 part rum
1 part gin
1 part triple sec
1 1/2 parts sweet and sour mix
1 splash Coca-Cola
Mix ingredients together over ice in a glass. Pour into a shaker and give one brisk shake. Pour back into the glass and make sure there is a touch of fizz at the top. Garnish with lemon wedge .
2 oz vodka
5 oz orange juice
Put 3 ice cubes into a glass. Pour in vodka. Fill the glass with orange juice, stir, and serve.
Red wine – 1 bootle , Brandi—3tsp – Fresh orange juice -1litre Cinnamon – 2 sticks Cloves -8 Nutmeg powder – 1tsp Honey -3tsp Orange slices Pour wine into saucepan &warm gently , add brandy , orange juice,all above spices &honey, keep stirring until mixture gethot &honney melts. Add orange slices , turn down heat, simmeringslowly for 10-15 min.Serve immediately
top them with soda or 7up
lime juice -30ml
dash of pine apple juice
shaken in blender with ice
gives best results
10.Planter’s punch (all time fav)tall whiskey glass
topped with dark rum
float the rum ..method- place the spoon so that the back of spoon is on top slowly por rum on that
11. Lipstick on your collar
top it with limca or seven up in a tall glass
12&13.TWO PEACHY COCKTAILS i LOVE
top with seven up
PACK IT WITH LOTSA ICE AND ENJOY
3-4 cubes of ice (shaken)
take it in one shot
dash of lime
shaken with ice and taken at one shot.
shooters are great for parties .they save your drink consumption
combine in an ice cube filled highball glass .drop a lime wedge into the drink …enjoy d bite .
16.Baby Eskimo (Ritu’s pick)
2 oz kahlua coffee liquer
8 oz milk
2 scoops vanilla ice cream
Thaw ice cream a little, mix all the stuff with a wooden spoon
Serve in a tall slim glass
1 part Malibu coconut rum
1 part frozen lemonade concentrate
1 part ice
Blend into slush.
1 1/4oz vodka
pour vodka over ice cubes in a highball glas.fill with grape juice .stir.
19.Captain’s Tropical spiced Tea
1 1/4 Captain Morgan Spiced Rum
5oz iced Tea
1/2tsp lemon juice
combine all ingredients over ice in a highball glass .stir .garnish with lemon wedge.
1 1/4 vodka
2oz pineapple juice
put everything in a shaker .shake well. .serve in a crushed ice filled collins .garnish with lemon wedge .
creme de ment-15ml
take a tall glass .fill it up with lots of ice .put creme de ment ,vodka n topup with chilled seven up…serve
* 3/4 oz. Irish Cream (Bailey’s)
* 3/4 oz. Kahlua
* Top with Whipped cream
Glass to Use
Combine Kahlua and Bailey’s in a shot glass, and top with a puff of whipped cream. It must be shot without using your hands!
shake with ice .strainover ice cubes in a goblet..garnish with lime wheel
Many more to come ..will keep on adding ….till then ..cheers ..Rock On