Articles Tagged: THIS WEEK’S DRINK

Orange Bourbon Press

From reader Jon comes a great way to dress up your bourbon. Perfect for spring!

Ingredients

2 oz bourbon
½ oz Grand Marnier
Soda water
Ginger ale
An orange slice

Instructions

In an old-fashioned glass, muddle the orange slice (remove the rind and set it aside to be used as the garnish) and a splash of soda water. Add bourbon and Grand Marnier. Stir. Add ice and top with equal parts soda water and ginger … Read more

Dirty Blonde

We met Shaylin in Las Vegas at Pure during the Stella Artois Draught Masters Competition. She wanted share an Irish drink with all of us for the upcoming holiday, and since we met over Stella, it is only appropriate that we use her.

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Green Agave

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and that means green drinks. And not just green beer! To remind us of this, Tequila Herradura sent along this very green tequila & melon cocktail. The shamrock shaped lime wedges are an awesome touch. If you have the skill we highly recommend giving it a try, your guests will love it. Courtesy of Tequila Herradura.

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Leap Year Cocktail

Don’t wait another 4 years to try this combo of gin, sweet vermouth, Grand Marnier and fresh lime juice! It is a great way to enjoy this extra day.

Ingredients

2 oz gin
½ oz sweet vermouth
½ oz Grand Marnier
1/4 teaspoon lime juice

Instructions

Combine ingredients in a shaker filled with ice, shake and strain into a chilled martini or cocktail glass.

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Trojan Horse

Robert from gigfy.com, which stands for “Guinness is Good for You,” sends us the Trojan Horse. A simple mixed drink of Guinness Stout and cola, this a popular summertime drink in the UK and Northern Ireland and is a great way to add some “refreshment” to your Guinness.

Ingredients

½ pint Guinness Stout
½ pint cola (Pepsi or Coke)

Instructions

Pour the Guinness into a pint glass or beer mug. Top with the cola.

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Pornstar

Mehgan sends us this electric mix of cherry vodka, blue curaçao, grenadine and Sprite. This is one cocktail that doesn’t fake it!

Thanks, Mehgan!

Ingredients

1 oz cherry vodka
1 oz blue curaçao
2-3 dashes grenadine
Sprite or 7 up

Instructions

Combine in a shaker with ice, stir gently, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Drink should be a purple-blueish color. You can change the sweetness of drink by the amount of grenadine put … Read more

Agave Kiss

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and do we have some great new cocktails for you all. Tequila Herradura has been creating some wonderful seasonal cocktails and the Agave Kiss is no exception. This combination of pure agave tequila, chambord (a black raspberry flavored liqueur), chocolatey crème de cacao and cream is truly decadent. Indulge your valentine and yourself with this tasty treat.

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Great White

This week we feature a new rum drink sent in by Jennifer. The mix of spiced rum, vanilla, coconut milk and nutmeg makes me think back to warm Caribbean afternoons siting on the beach and drinking one of these.

Ingredients

    1 ½ oz spiced rum
    ¾ oz vanilla syrup (like the kind used in coffee drinks)
    3 oz coconut milk
    Dash of nutmeg (garnish)

Instructions

Combine the rum, vanilla syrup, and coconut milk in a … Read more

Spanish Coffee

DOTW reader Gini was wondering what the right ingredients were for a Spanish Coffee. We did a bit of
digging and found that Gini was on the right track with the recipe she sent us:


Ingredients

1 oz cognac or brandy
1 oz Kahlúa
Fill with strong coffee
Whipped cream on top (optional)

Instructions

Serve in a large espresso glass or footed mug.

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Strawberry Lemon Drop

A new year needs a bright new drink. Sure, it is still the dead of winter but spring is right around the corner. This cocktail sent in by Jen C. should help break through the gloom. Thanks Jen C.!

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