Wednesday, July 12, 2017

10 Spirits You're Definitely Mispronouncing (Liquor.com)

I certainly was like this a few years back especially when it came to Blue Curacao. I'm sure a lot of people still pronounce that wrong. However, I didn't know that Curacao is actually an island in the Caribbean. Crazy, right? Well, take a look at this video to see which one you still may be saying incorrectly.

Americano Cocktail Recipe (Liquor.com)

I love these simple yet classy cocktails. Simplicity is sometimes the best.

Recipe
1.5 oz Campari
1.5 oz Sweet Vermouth
Club Soda

Garnish: 1 Orange Twist
Glass: Rocks or Highball

Petal Pistol (Tipsy Bartender)

Now this is a cocktail loaded with a bunch of ingredients. I wonder what this tastes like?

Recipe
1 ½ oz. Tequila
½ oz. Cointreau
½ oz. Applejack infused with Hibiscus
¾ oz. Lime Juice
¼ oz. (Simple Syrup
2 dashes chocolate bitters
2 drops Saline
Garnish: Dehydrated Hibiscus flower, Tajíin

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Roasted Blueberry and Basil Margarita (Nikki Limo)

It's kind of cool that she's branching out into cocktail recipes. Not surprised cuz she was on quite a bit of episodes of Tipsy Bartender. I dig this recipe, though! And of course, her personality is always funny/quirky ;).

Recipe
2 oz Grand Marnier
1 1/2 oz Tequila
2 oz lime juice
2 1/2 oz blueberry basil simple syrup
sliced lime + fresh blueberries and basil leaves for garnish
salt + sugar for the rim

Full Recipe here


Love Potion # 9 (Tipsy Bartender)

This is a solid drink for a woman. Not too sweet and not too tart. Just right!

Recipe
1 1/2 oz Vodka
1/2 oz. Peach Schnapps
3 oz. Pink Grapefruit Juice
Sugar
Strawberry

Strawberry Watermelon Sangria (Tipsy Bartender)

Always good to have a refreshing summer drink. I can def see myself chilling by the pool sipping this joint.

Recipe
750ml Rose
1 oz. Triple Sec
Strawberry Slices
Watermelon Cubes
Mint Leaves

Monday, July 3, 2017

All-American Daiquiri (Tipsy Bartender)

Amazing daiquiri with rich color and dope flavors. Good stuff per usual Tipsy.


Recipe
3 oz. White Rum
4 oz. Blue Curacao
2 oz. Pineapple Juice
6 oz. Frozen Strawberries
4 oz. Cream of Coconut
Splash Grenadine
Ice
Garnish: Whipped Cream/Cherry

Four 4th of July Drinks (Tipsy Bartender)

This is amazing. Always good to have a nice refresher going on. Here's a compilation of a bunch of recipes for your 4th of July holiday.

Recipe
4TH OF JULY JELLO SHOTS
2 oz. Blue Raspberry Vodka
2 oz. Coconut Rum
2 oz. Strawberry Vodka
24 oz. Hot Water
4 oz. Sweetened Condensed Milk
3 oz. Berry Blue Jell-O
3 oz. Strawberry Jell-O
2 Packet Knox Unflavored Gelatin
1 Star Mold
1 Flat Pan
Cherries

LAYERED SHOTS
1 Part Blue Curacao
1 Part White Creme De Cacao
1 Part Grenadine

RED, WHITE & BLUE SANGRIA
4 oz. White Wine
1 oz. Vodka
1 oz. Peach Schnapps
Raspberries
Blueberries
Yellow Canary Melon
Ice
Star Cookie Cutter

AMERICA SLUSHIE
Red Layer -
1 1/2 oz. Raspberry Vodka
3 oz. Red Hawaiian Punch
1/2 oz. Grenadine
White Layer -
1 1/2 oz. Coconut Rum
3 oz. Sobe Pina Colada
Blue Layer -
1 oz. Blue Raspberry Vodka
1/2 oz. Blue Curacao
3 oz. Blue Gatorade
Garnish: Strawberry