My favorite is a Sidecar. Use cognac instead of brandy! In fact, you can substitute cognac for any drink made with brandy. Cognac is brandy that is made in the cognac region of France. It is also distilled in a unique way.
As in “floating” alcohol in a drink.
Floating means to pour gently on top of the drink. Floating refers to the fact that you want the liquor to “float” on top of the other ingredients. You also don’t stir a drink after adding a float.
Football season is here, that mean BBQs. The Onion gives us some hosting advice.
Hosting a Barbecue
I couldn’t write these tips any better. These are keepers!
2 oz vodka
2 oz cranapple juice
2 oz pineapple juice
Fill a collins glass with ice and add vodka. Fill with juices.
Awesome spot for a brew or tropical favorite in downtown Boston. Friendly service and handy take out from Legal Seafood down the street makes this outside wonder a perfect place to drink away a summer afternoon.
The Landing, Long Wharf, Boston
Prize winner at the Bell & Hand, Boston:
1 oz Southern Comfort
1 oz Stoli Raspberry
1 oz Stoli Orange
Combine liquor in a pint glass filled with ice. Fill with pineapple juice.
1 oz tequila
1 oz rum
1 oz vodka
1 oz gin
1 oz blue curaçao
Sweet & sour mix
Fill a collins glass with ice and add alcohol one by one. Fill with sour mix and top with of 7 Up. Garnish with a cherry.
How do you make old-fashioned mix from scratch? Better to make each drink separately from scratch.
You can premix bitters with sweet & sour as well.