Mango-Lime Sangria

Mango-Lime Sangria

Mango-Lime Sangria

Makes 8

Ingredients:
1 cup peeled, chopped mango
1/2 cup superfine sugar (grind regular sugar in a spice grinder)
10 oz fresh orange juice
10 oz fresh lime juice
1 oz triple sec
3 limes, thinly sliced
1/3 cup Peach Brandy or peach schnapps
1 to 2 bottles dry rose
2 trays of ice cubes with raspberry or rose petals in each
1 to 2 cups club soda
Directions:
Combine the chopped mango and sugar and let sit for 1 hour at room temperature
Combine the marcerated mango, orange juice, lime juice, triple sec, sliced limes, peach brandy, and rose in a large (preferable clear) pitcher. Stir to blend. cover and refrigerate for 30 to 6 minutes (or up to 8 hours)
To serve, stir to mix. fill glasses one-half full of ice cubes; add the juice mixture and soda water to taste. Stir. Garnish.

Gibson

Gibson

Gibson

When I think of this drink I think of all the old black and white movies. The drinks they fixed at home or when sitting around the bar.

Ingredients
2 oz gin
1/4 oz dry vermouth
1 pearl onion
Directions:
Add ice to a cocktail shaker
Stir in gin and vermouth
Strain into a small chilled cocktail glass
Serve with a speared pearl onion

The Deep End

The Deep End

Having a pool party and want the theme of the water be the drinks? Or just want something different? This drink has a blue hue that makes drinking it as lively as the alcohol used to make it.

Ingredients:
2 oz gin
1/2 oz Cointreau
1 oz Rose’s Lime juice
Splash (1/4 teaspoon) Blue Curacao
Dash of Angostura bitters
Directions:
Fill a cocktail shaker 3/4 full with ice
Add the gin, Cointreau, lime juice, Blue Curacao
Shake and strain into a chilled glass
Add a dash of bitters.

Cherry Blossom

Cherry Bloosom
1 1/2 oz brandy
1/2 oz cherry brandy
1 1/2 tsp triple sec
1 1/2 tsp grenadine syrup
2 tsp lemon juice
1 cherry
Moisten rim of a cocktail glass with cherry brandy and rub rim in powdered sugar. Shake all ingredients (except cherry) with ice and strain into the sugar-rimmed glass. Top with the cherry and serve.