Articles Tagged: THIS WEEK’S DRINK

This Week’s Drink – The Last “F” You

Johnny send us this angry, angry cocktail. It certainly has its time and place. I am not sure where, but I have visions of frat boys hazing pledges and fun stuff like that. Certainly not for the faint of heart. This is stuff that great dares are made of.

Here’s the story behind it, this all happened at Fitch’s Tavern:

“So my buddy built a bar in his basement and kept it FULLY stocked. I… Read more

This Week’s Drink – Anna’s Summer Shot

Anna, who tends bar at Monaghan’s, a bar in my ‘hood. She came up with this tasty combo of Absolut Ruby Red Vodka and her own “homemade fresca” (a combo of grapefruit, orange, sweet & sour and sprite from the gun). Served ice cold after a good shake, this is a tasty and cool treat on a hot summer afternoon.

Ingredients

    1 oz Absolut Ruby Red Vodka
    ¼ oz Sprite
    Splash grapefruit juice
    Splash orange … Read more

This Week’s Drink – Electric Lemon Drop

This week we have a fun twist on the classic Lemon Drop, sent in by reader Becky. This cocktail is not only tasty; it’s guaranteed to add electricity to your summer party.

Ingredients

1 oz vodka
2 tsp lemon juice
2 tsp sugar
1 oz blue curaçao
1 oz sweet and sour

Instructions

Combine everything in a shaker and shake vigorously with ice. Pour into a cocktail glass and enjoy this beautiful blue drink. Cheers!… Read more

This Week’s Drink – X Rated Summer

DOTW reader wanted to share a good recipe with all of us. She pretty much found it by just tinkering in her bar for the long Easter weekend. It was freezing, so she thought something citrusy would be good to bring on summer. The X-Rated Summer is the tasty result. Keep ‘em coming, Blair!

Ingredients

    1 part X-Rated Fusion (it’s pink)
    1 part Absolut Ruby Red
    Splash mango nectar

Instructions

Combine the ingredients in a … Read more

Partida Agave Nectar Margarita

Here’s a special Cinco de Mayo treat for everyone. Of course, we should be drinking Mint Juleps made with Tequila to honor both Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby!

This unique margarita is made with Organic Agave Nectar. This gives the drink an amazing flavor that adds sweetness without adding a whole lot of calories, says Jacques Bezuidenhout, noted San Francisco-based mixologist. Bartenders will love the fact that this cocktail is so delicious and … Read more

Amore Appletini

This Week’s Drink is a new twist on the ever popular Apple Martini or Appletini. This recipe is made with a ginger-infused vodka from Oregon. Gotta get my hands on a bottle of the stuff. Reader Dean, who supplied us with this recipe, writes, “You won’t believe what the ginger ads to this cocktail.”

Ingredients

1 ½ oz Yazi Ginger Vodka
1 ½ oz Apple Pucker
3 oz apple juice

Instructions

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Wicked Sky

Who would have thought to combine single-malt scotch with Midori and pineapple juice? Not me, but DOTW reader Tommy did, and in his own words says, “This drink sounds kinda gross, but TRUST ME IT’S NOT! =).” This cocktail made into Tommy’s personal recipe book, so it’s gotta be good. Thanks, Tommy!

Ingredients

1 oz Single-Malt Scotch
1 ½ oz Midori (or melon liqueur)
Pineapple juice

Instructions

In a shaker with ice add the Scotch … Read more

Irish Guy

This week, in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, we bring you a wonderful combination of to Irish classics, Guinness and Baileys. Reader jmccarti swears it tastes great even though it sounds a bit gross. With these two ingredients, how could it be bad!… Read more

Kahlúa White Leprechaun

This week’s drink should get us in the mood for a fun St. Patrick’s Day. This drink combines Kahlúa, Jameson’s and cream, garnished with mint and vanilla. Yum. We have a ton of great cocktails for you to try out on party goers this St. Patty’s. Yes, it is not all green beer!

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This Week’s Drink – Baileys Red Carpetini

It’s Oscar Night! Glitz, glam and parties, which equals a ton of new specialty cocktails. This week we are featuring Baileys Red Carpetini, a blend of vodka and Balieys, served in a martini glass rimmed with red sugar (of course). We are also lucky enough to have a few dozen cocktails inspired by this Year’s Best Picture Nominees, the Academy Awards, and Hollywood Stars. Enjoy!

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