Monday, June 29, 2009

 

The Blue Lagoon


The perfect cocktail recipe to transport you to tropical paradise.This is a popular summer cocktail

Ingredients For The Blue Lagoon

  • Russian standard vodka
  • De kuyper blue curacao
  • Lemonade
  • Lime,lemon (garnish)

Quantities For One Drink
  • 2.25 oz Russian standard vodka
  • 2.25oz De kuyper blue curacao

Preparation
  • Add the vodka and curacao in a highball glass half filled with ice
  • Stir a bit
  • Top it with lemonade
  • Garnish with a slice of lime or lemon
  • Serve
Serving Glass

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Tips While Making A Cocktail


Most of us know how to make a cocktail and even the simple ones also. But we only lack a bit of perfection.Like if we do not have enough salt in our food then we don't get the exact taste.Similarly in our cocktail the slightest of mistakes can change or even ruin the taste of the cocktail

So here are some points to note while making a cocktail

  • Proper glassware is essential.At least martini glass,old fashioned glass,tall glass is necessary
  • Serve cold cause 99% of drinks are served cold.Don't make large drinks because it can get warm before you can finish it.
  • Keep martini glasses chilled,either in freezer or on the ice
  • Use plenty of ice - don't skimp
  • Never reuse the ice in a cocktail shaker
  • A new cocktail needs fresh ice
  • do not leave the liqueur on the ice as it can get watery
  • Invest in a good strainer because you do not want picking bits out of your teeth or feeling a texture on your tongue that should not be there
  • While muddling ingredients like mint,do not muddle them as raspberries or strawberries.Muddle just to bruise as it ll not make the cocktail bitter and it ll release the essential ingredient of your drink

So i hope these tips will make your cocktails better and if you find an error or if you like them feel free to comment or message me.

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Sunday, June 28, 2009

 

The White Russian


The White Russian is a drink that everyone should know.It makes a great after dinner sipper.If you skip the cream you got a Black Russian, if you shake it at the end you have a cocktail called Dirty bird.The related drink list to The White Russian is almost endless.

Ingredients for The White Russian

  • Vodka
  • Kahlua(coffee flavored liqueur)
  • Cream
Quantities For One Drink

  • 1 1/2 oz vodka
  • 3/4 oz Kahlua
  • 3/4 oz cream
Preparation

  • Pour vodka and Kahlua in a old fashioned glass filled with ice
  • Stir well
  • Gently top with cream
  • Serve
Serving Glass






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The Manhattan



This drink originated in The Manhattan Club in New york.This cocktail is strong,urban,and simple.Ti has been called "king of cocktails".

Ingredients For The Manhattan
  • Rye whisky
  • Sweet vermouth
  • Angostura bitters
  • Cherry for garnish
Quantities For One Drink
  • 2 oz rye whisky
  • 1/2 oz sweet vermouth
  • 2-3 angostura bitters
Preparation
  • Pour all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice cubes
  • Stir well
  • Strain into a chilled cocktail glass
  • Garnish with the cherry
  • Serve
Serving Glass


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Friday, June 26, 2009

 

The Sidecar


The Sidecar was created in Paris during the WW1.Be careful while varying the recipe as it is important to find the balance of sweet and sour.

Ingredients For the Sidecar
  • Bourbon,Cognac or Armagnac
  • Cointreau
  • Lemon juice
Quantities For One Drink
  • 1 1/2 Bourbon,Cognac or Armagnac
  • 3/4 oz Cointreau
  • 1/4 oz lemon juice
Preparation
  • Pour all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice cubes
  • Shake well
  • Strain into a chilled cocktail glass
  • Serve
Serving Glass


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The Singapore Sling


The Singapore Sling was invented between 1910-1945.It is a traditional type of cocktail.This drink is available on all Singapore airlines and in all the classes it is free.

Ingredients For The Singapore Sling
  • Cherry liqueur
  • Club soda
  • Gin
  • Grenadine
  • Bottled sour mix(mix of lemon or lime and sugar syrup)
  • Cubes of ice
  • Cracked ice
  • Cherry brandy
Quantities for One Drink
  • A dash of cherry liqueur
  • 4 oz club soda
  • 1 oz gin
  • 0.5 oz grenadine
  • 2 oz sour mix
Preparation
  • Fill the mixing glass with ice
  • add gin,sour mix and grenadine
  • Shake
  • Strain into a Collins glass filled with ice cubes
  • Fill with club soda
  • Top with cherry brandy
Serving Glass


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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

 

The Mai Tai


Mai Tai translates from Tahitian meaning "Out of this World." . The Mai Tai came to light in 1944 in Oakland's Trader Vic's. Victor Bergron, one of the founders of the tiki bar, put together this great drink that deserving the best ever rum you can get your hands on. After years recipe has changed a lot, disguising the rum under layers of fruit. The first recipe is Bergron's original recipe, the second, one of the many newer versions.

Ingredients For The Mai Tai
  • Light rum
  • Lime juice
  • Orange curacao(CuraƧao is a liqueur flavored with the dried peels of the laraha citrus fruit)
  • Orgeat syrup
  • dark rum
  • Maraschino cherry
  • Ice cubes
Quantities For One Drink
  • 1 oz light rum
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 1/2 oz orange curacao
  • 1/2 oz orgeat syrup
  • 1 oz dark rum
Preparation
  • Pour all the ingredients into a shaker full of ice cubes except the dark rum
  • Shake well
  • Strain into an old fashioned glass half filled with ice cubes
  • Top it with the dark rum
  • Serve
Serving Glass


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The Mojito



The mojito was born in Havana, Cuba. There are many variations of the drink. If you are throwing a Havana or Cuban theme party, plan on serving these fashionable yet traditional mojitos.It'll go pretty well

Ingredients for the Mojito
  • Mint leaves
  • Lime
  • Powdered sugar
  • White rum
  • Club soda
  • Sprig of mint
  • Crushed ice
Quantities For One Glass
  • 4 mint leaves
  • 1 lime (for juicing)
  • 1 tsp powdered sugar
  • 2 oz white rum
  • 2 oz club soda
  • 1 sprig of mint for garnishing
Preparation
  • Put mint leaves in a Collins glass and squeeze lime juice over them
  • Add powdered sugar and then muddle(combine ingredients with a muddler) the mint,lime juice and sugar together
  • Add crushed ice
  • Stir in the rum and top off with club soda
  • Garnish with a mint sprig
  • Serve
Serving Glass


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The Black Russian


Vodka is the only thing this cocktail has to do with Russia. Bartender Gustave Tops created the drink in 1949 or 1950 while working at the Hotel Metropole in Brussels. He first mixed the combination of Kahlua and vodka for American socialite Perle Mesta, who was serving as the ambassador to Luxembourg at the time.

Ingredients For The Black Russian
  • Vodka
  • Coffee liqueur
  • Ice Cubes
Quantities For One Drink
  • 1 3/4 oz vodka
  • 3/4 oz coffee liqueur
Preparation
  • Fill ice cubes in the old fashioned glass
  • Pour both the ingredients into the glass
  • Stir well
  • Serve
Serving Glass

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My Personal Favorite The Pina Colada


The Pina Colada was originally just a juice of a fresh pineaple served strained or unstrained.This evolved into a rum drink and then finally it is the drink we know today.

Ingridients For The Pina Colada
  • Coconut syrup
  • Pineaple juice
  • Orange juice
  • Crushed pineaple
  • Ice cubes
  • White rum
  • Coconut liqueur
Quantities For One Drink
  • 2 oz coconut syrup
  • 4 oz pineaple juice
  • 2 oz orange juice
  • 4 tsp crushed pineaple
  • 1 handfull of ice cubes
  • 1 oz white rum
  • 1 oz cocnut liqueur
Preparation
  • Start blending everything on a "pulse" setting and then to whip so that the beverage takes a slushy consistency
  • Pour into a cocktail glass filled with ice cubes
  • Garnish with a wedge of pineapple, straws and a cocktail umbrella
  • Serve

Serving Glass

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Watch Out While Making Flaming Shots


There are many recipies that are called a shot or a drink with fire.Its neat and pretty cool when it is done the right way.However there are many things to keep in mind when dealing with flaming alchohol.
  • Never consume a drink when it is lit on fire. Always BLOW it out.
  • Close all the bottles of alchohol before lighting the drink and move away from the presentation area.
  • Don't serve flaming drinks to guests who are unknown to it
  • If you cant see the flame then turn the lights out because alchohol burns with a blue flame that is not always visible to normal light.Never put your face next to the drink or stick your finger in it.
  • Dont let the flame burn to long.The glass may heat and crack and also the taste of the drink also gets ruined.
  • Dont add additional alchohol to the burning drink beacuse there is risk of spraying fire around or haveing a flaming bottle.
  • Always use heavy glassware.Thin glass may crack or may get etched.
  • Short,round glasses such as snifter are better suitable for flaming drinks then tall thin ones.
All that of being said, flaming drinks are very snazzy and give a good presentation value!Its all common sense,so enjoy them and just use that little bit of grey matter so no one dies in a flaming inferno.Beacause no one is really a fan of that.


 

The Bronx::The old and classic


The Bronx, essentially a Perfect Martini with a healthy supply of orange juice. It's a spectacular drink which actually goes into classic cocktail it has been in bars since 1935 and still like by lot of people (even me included).

Ingredients For The Devil's Candy
*1 oz dry gin
*1 oz dry vermouth
*1 slice orange
*1/2 slice pineapple

Preparation
*Shake all ingredients (except orange & pineapple slices)
*Add some ice and shake again in style
*Strain into a cocktail glass
*Add orange & pineapple slices and serve

Serving glass


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Devil's Candy







This is a flaming shot that you have in parties and at the bar

Now lets make The Devil's Candy

Ingriedients For The Devil's Candy
* Sour Water melon Pucker
* Schnapps
* Bacardi 151

Quantities For One Drink
* 1 Part Sour Water melon Pucker (Pucker)
* 1 Part Schnapps (Hot Damn)
* A bit of Bacardi 151

Preparation
* Take a Shot Glass
* Add Schnapps and Sour Water melon Pucker in the shot glass
Float Bacardi 151 on the top of the glass
*Light the top
*Before drinking make sure you blow out the flame first
Serving glass
* Shot Glass

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

 

Orange Martini

Take the orange twist on a vodka martini for a night.A perfect drink to cool down hot summer nights.this is light drink which goes well with salads or any light "springy meal".Many people prefer vodka but i prefer gin because it creates a beautiful citris drink.

Now lets make The Orange Martini

Ingredients For Orange Martini
* Vodka or gin
* Dry vermouth
* Triple sec
* Dash of orange bitters
* Orange twist for garnish

Quantities For One Drink
* 2 oz gin or vodka
* 1/2 oz dry vermouth
* 1/2 oz triple sec

Preparation
* Pour the ingredients in a cocktail shaker half filled with crushed ice
* Shake well
* Strain into a chilled cocktail glass
* Garnish with the orange twist
Serving Glass





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The Chocolate Martini





The Perfect Desert Drink Chocolate Martini

This drink is specially for the chocolate lovers or for those days when you have a little sweet tooth.There are many versions of The Chocolate Martini and this is only one of them.
Now lets start with the Chocolate Martini

Ingredients For Chocolate Martini
* vodka
* creme de cacao,white
* powdered cocoa for rimming
* and for garnishing we can use cherry,Hershey's Hug or Kiss and mint if u like
* Chocolate syrup

Quantities For One Drink
* 2 oz vodka
* 1 1/2 oz creme de cacao

Preparation
* First pour vodka and creme de cacao in a shaker with ice cubes
* Shake it
* Take a chilled cocktail glass and rim it with cocoa and take chocolate syrup and swirl it in the glass
* Now strain it the chilled cocktail glass
* Garnish with cherry,Hershey's Hug or Kiss and mint if u like or simple
* Serve and enjoy
Serving Glass





So guys i hope u will enjoy the Chocolate Martini and message me or comment on this post

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Monday, June 22, 2009

 

The awsome Margarita




Lets start with the most famous and common cocktail "Margarita"

Ingridients for a Margarita
*Teqila
*Triple sec
*Lime juice
*Salt
there are different varities of Margarita available in the market but the best and the classic is the lemon and the orange Margarita.
Quantities for one drink
*1 oz lime juice
*Salt
*1/2 oz triple sec
*1 1/2 oz Tequila
Blending instructions
*Rub rim of cocktail glass with lime juice,dip rim in salt
*Shake all ingredients with ice,strain into the salt rimmed glass and serve
If any of u people need recipe of any other type of Margarita just message me or comment on this post
Serving Glass

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how to make cocktails



Hi my name is slayer and i would like to share to u friends on how to make easy cocktails.
I have personally tried out all the cocktails and found the best recipies.
Hope u all like it and if u have some question about it just put a comment on the post.
Enjoy the time on the site:).


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