Articles Tagged: fruit juice

Watermelon Mojito

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It’s summer, and the 4th of July is just around the corner. So what you need is a Watermelon Mojito!

Try one, and I guarantee you’ll still be drinking them after Independence Day is over. It’s a flexible drink so make it as sweet or as strong as you like by adjusting the amount of simple syrup or rum.… Read more

Red, White and Blue

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    Layer 1

Ingredients:
½ oz Herradura Silver
½ oz lime juice
½ oz agave syrup
4 strawberries

    Layer 2

Ingredients:
1 oz Herradura Silver
½ oz lime juice
½ oz agave syrup

    Layer 3

Ingredients:
½ oz Herradura Silver
½ oz lime juice
½ oz agave syrup
12 Blueberries

    Garnish:

½ Strawberry
3 Blueberries

Directions:
Combine each set of ingredients in advance as you’ll want to blend these quickly one after another. Blend the ingredients … Read more

Hot Nantucket Night

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Served at Woodward at Ames in Boston, MA

Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz Tequila Don Julio Blanco
1 oz agave nectar
2 fresh cranberries
1 thin slice jalapeño pepper
1/2 oz lime juice
1 jalapeño, garnish 

Directions:
Muddle jalapeño and cranberries in a highball glass. Combine Tequila Don Julio Blanco, agave nectar, and lime juice into a cocktail shaker with ice.
Shake well and strain into rocks glass over ice, muddled jalapeño and cranberries. Garnish with … Read more

Summer Soiree

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Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz Zacapa 23 Rum
1/2 oz ginger liqueur
4 dashes orange bitters
2 oz orange-guava juice

Directions:
Combine Zacapa 23 Rum, ginger liqueur, orange bitters, and orange-guava juice into a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Cover and shake until thoroughly chilled. Strain into a rocks glass.

Courtesy of Zacapa Rum.… Read more

Delft Blue

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It’s Mixology Monday time again, and this month we are hosted by Adventures In Cocktails with the theme – “Niche Spirits”. So that means no basics: no vodka, tequila, gin, rum, brandy or whiskey.

We said, “Hey, how about a nice Genever Cocktail from our new book – DIY Cocktails?”

Genever, AKA “Holland Gin”, is the Dutch predecessor from which the more ubiquitous “London Dry” gin evolved.

Ingredients:
2 parts Bols Genever
1 part Creme … 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

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This is the time of year before summer  gives us the kind of good weather that makes for lazy afternoons on the deck or at a backyard barbecue. For laid-back sipping, I like this refreshing and light cocktail that’s like margarita’s mellow cousin.

I used the beautiful Rio Star red grapefruits that are available right now, along with fresh lime, mint, tequila and triple sec. Estrella means star in Spanish, so I gave the drink … Read more

Via Veneto

Ingredients:
1 ½ oz brandy
½ oz Sambuca
½ oz lemon juice
1 ½ teaspoon sugar syrup

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

 … Read more

Green Glass

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Courtesy of Moon Mountain Organic Vodka.… Read more

Pear Sake Martini

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Sake cocktails are delightful! This one uses fresh pear juice and dry vermouth for a late-winter twist on the Martini.

Sake has a lower alcohol than spirits, so we mixed up a huge batch without fear of overdoing it. It was a blast, so I highly recommend you get going on this tonight!

I have a juicer, so I juice some Bosc pears for this. However, you can also blend them and then strain through … Read more

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