Articles Tagged: mint

My Valentine

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Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz Godiva Chocolate Infused Vodka
1/4 oz ginger liqueur
1/4 oz fresh orange juice
Topped with sparkling wine
2 fresh mint sprigs
 
Directions:
Combine Godiva Chocolate Infused Vodka, ginger liqueur and a sprig of fresh mint to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain over ice into a champagne flute. Top with sparkling wine and garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.
 

Yield:
1 drink

Created by Beate Kiser,  … Read more

Baileys Peppermint Cream

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Ingredients:
2 oz Baileys with a Hint of Mint Chocolate
4 oz hot chocolate
Fresh whipped cream
Candy cane
Mint leaf

Directions:
Crush candy cane with the back of a spoon. Combine hot chocolate and Baileys by pouring into a coffee mug. Top with a dollop of whipped cream and sprinkle crushed candy cane on top. Garnish with mint leaf.

Courtesy of Baileys Irish Cream.… Read more

Holiday Highball

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Ingredients:
1 oz Baileys Original Irish Cream
.5 oz iced coffee
1 oz Bulleit Bourbon
1/8 oz 2:1 raw sugar syrup
3 mint sprigs

Directions:
Mix coffee and sugar syrup together and set aside. In a highball glass, layer 2 mint sprigs in the bottom of the glass, then top with crushed ice. Add Baileys Original Irish Cream, Bulleit Bourbon, and simple syrup. Swizzle together, leaving the mint at the bottom of the glass. Float … Read more

The Awapuhi – Pau Hana Friday Cocktail

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Here’s our regular Friday cocktail from our friends at Hawaiirama as part of their regular Hawaii cocktail coverage.

Awapuhi is the Hawaiian word for a native ginger plant and this cocktail definitely has a nice, spicy ginger kick. The taste is fresh, complex and slightly sweet with a mild ginger heat. The Awapuhi is a signature cocktail at the The Red Bar, the boite located at noted Chef Bev Gannon’s Wailea joint, A Pacific View … Read more

Summer Chiller

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Summer is here and the heat is on. The folks at Baileys felt this ice cream cocktail would be a nice way to cool down. Who doesn’t like ice cream and booze?


Ingredients:
1 oz Baileys Irish Cream
2 scoops coffee ice cream
1 oz iced coffee

Directions:
Add Baileys, Coffee ice cream, and iced coffee to a blender. Add 1 cup of chipped iced and blend until smooth. Top with espresso, fresh whipped cream … Read more

Ginger Man

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Ingredients:
1 ½ parts Effen Vodka
¾ parts lime juice
¾ parts fresh ginger syrup
1 dash bitters
Fever-Tree Ginger Beer
5 Mint leaves

Directions:
Muddle mint in lime and syrup, add to a cocktail shaker with the vodka over ice and shake. Strain and pour into a tall glass with ice and ginger beer. Garnish with mint sprig.

Created by David Nepove. Courtesy of Effen Vodka.… Read more

La Estrella

post iconYou can’t go wrong with tequila, grapefruit, mint and triple sec …Read More

The Queen’s Bouquet

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Ingredients:
1 ½ oz Bombay Sapphire gin
4 mint leaves
3 myrtle leaves
4 blackberries
½ oz honey syrup

Directions:
Muddle all and build/stir through with cracked ice in a stemmed rocks glass. Garnish with a blackberry and sprig of myrtle.

Courtesy of Bombay Sapphire Gin.… Read more

Mother Earth Mint

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Plant a tree, organize a neighborhood cleanup, or just recycle. There are a many ways to celebrate Earth Day (of course, every day should be Earth Day) and cocktails are no exception. Many distilleries are employing green practices in their everyday operations. Moon Mountain is one of them. This earth-friendly cocktail is light and refreshing, perfect for protesting a world economic summit, hunting Japanese whalers, or just chillin’ a home (while composting, what else?).

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Spring Fling

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Courtesy of In Style Magazine.… Read more

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