Drink Mode On | St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails

Here we are with part two of our St. Patrick’s Day cocktails recipe rundown. These are the non-green hued drinks, we hope you enjoyed our previous  http://imagingassociates.com.au/?ka=kaletra-tablets Green-Colored Cocktails for St. Patrick’s Day highlight. Today’s drink recipe highlight features a mixture of delicious concoctions, some of which are made with Irish whiskey, the traditional St. Patty’s Day spirit, and others made with non-typical St, Patrick’s Day spirits: tequila, rum, and vodka. You don’t have to be Irish, or only drink whiskey to toast this celebratory holiday, you just have to love the enjoyment of a great cocktail. Let’s toast to the luck of the Irish with these drinks from kaletra in mexico Powell & Mahoney Cocktail Mixers http://thevillagestyle.com/?kaletra=lopinavir-ritonavir-store 2 GINGERS Irish Whiskey,   lopinavir pills Knob Creek Rye Whiskey http://lauratanzerdesigns.com/?kaletra=lopinavir-coronavirus-coronavirus Cruzan Rum azithromycin for sale Basil Hayden’s Bourbon where to buy kaletra australia Hornitos Tequila, and lopinavir covid 19 Skinnygirl Cocktails.

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In a shaker, add:
2 ½ oz. Powell & Mahoney Ginger mixer
1 ½ oz. Irish Whiskey
Shake and strain over ice into a Collins glass or copper mug. Top with 1 oz. of soda water and with a lime wedge.

Big Ginger

2 parts 2 GINGERS Irish Whiskey
Ginger Ale
Lemon Wedge
Lime Wedge
Pour the 2 GINGERS Irish Whiskey into a pint glass with ice. Top with ginger ale, followed by a wedge of a lemon and lime.

Knob Creek Rye® Striking Gold by Celebrity Chef Michael Symon

1 1/2 parts Knob Creek Rye
1/2 sliced Orange
1/2 sprig Rosemary
1/2 part Sugar
1 part Club Soda
Muddle the orange, rosemary and sugar thoroughly in the bottom of a shaker. Combine with Knob Creek Rye, add ice and shake vigorously. Strain over ice and float with club soda.

Cruzan® Good Luck Punch

1 750ml Bottle Cruzan Strawberry Rum
6 parts Fresh Lime Juice
24 parts Ginger Ale
6 Rosemary Sprigs
Rosemary Ice Blocks
Combine all ingredients in a bowl and serve.

Basil Hayden’s® Shamrock Spice by Daniel Hyatt (San Francisco, CA)

1 1/2 parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon
1/2 part Pimm’s No. 1
1/2 part Cold Black Tea
1/2 part Simple Syrup
Mint Leaves
Ribbon of Orange Peel
In a metal tumbler, muddle mint into the simple syrup until mint becomes aromatic. Add remaining ingredients and ice. Stir together until tumbler gets cold. Top off with more ice and garnish with fresh mint and an orange peel twist.

Sláinte de la Noche

1 ½ parts Hornitos Black Barrel Tequila
1 ½ parts coffee liqueur
¼ part vanilla syrup *
1 part heavy cream
*To make vanilla syrup, mix together 1 part sugar, 1 part water and 1 part vanilla extract. Bring to a boil and cool before serving (approximately 1-2 minutes)
Combine all ingredients in a glass and serve.

Blarney Stone Brewski

1 part Skinnygirl Bare Naked Vodka
1 part chilled light beer
2 parts raspberry lemonade concentrate
Apple slice for garnish
Mix all ingredients over ice and serve. Garnish with apple slice.

Green-Colored Cocktails for St. Patrick’s Day

It may not be easy being green, but it sure is easy to drink green, especially when they come in the form of delicious St. Patrick’s Day cocktails. This year, we’re celebrating by giving you two drink options – emerald hued, and non-emerald hued cocktails……what else do you need to toast the Emerald isle? We begin with green-colored cocktails of course and shockingly, they’re not made from whiskey. That’s right, we’re showing you how Tequila, Vodka, and Prosecso can enchant you on this traditional Irish holiday. Today we offer incredible options that range in color from brilliant green, to pale moss green, from some of our favorite spirits: Sauza Tequila, Hornitos Tequila, and Skinnygirl Cocktails. We’ve got you covered, whether you’re counting calories, or counting kisses, but we’re not skimping on extraordinary taste. Break out your shamrocks and dive into one of these emerald brews.

Lucky Rita

1 part Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
½ part DeKuyper® Melon Liqueur
2 parts limeade
Sugar
Lemon slice ( for garnish)
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice combine all ingredients and shake to chill. Strain into a cocktail glass filled with ice and rimmed with sugar. Garnish with a lemon slice. Enjoy!

The Mexichaun

2 parts Hornitos® Plata Tequila
⅔ parts green chartreuse
1 part fresh lime juice
Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass. Strain over ice.

Hornitos® Green Mexican

1 Part Hornitos® Plata Tequila
1 Part Midori®
4 parts sweet and sour mix
Fill a Collins glass with ice. Add Hornitos® Plata Tequila and Midori®, fill rest of glass with sour mix, and garnish with an orange slice.

Mint Margarita

1 part Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
2 ½ parts club soda
1 part fresh lime juice
1 bunch of fresh mint
1 part sugar
Salt to rim (optional)
Extra mint leaves (for garnish)
Lime wedge (for garnish)
In a glass, muddle together the mint leaves, sugar and lime juice until they start to melt together. Add tequila. Fill glass with ice and pour cocktail mixture 3/4 of the way to the top of each glass. If you want, rim your glass with salt by rubbing the rim with a lime wedge and dipping in a plate of salt. Fill glass with club soda and garnish with an extra sprig of mint and lime wedge.

Lucky March Mojito

1 part Skinnygirl® Prosecco
1 part light rum
1 tsp. agave nectar
3 parts lime juice
Splash of lime flavored sparkling water
3 sprigs of mint
Shake rum, lime juice and agave nectar in cocktail shaker with ice. Top with Skinnygirl Prosecco and sparkling water, and pour into tall Collins glass. Muddle in mint leaves and enjoy!

Sour Apple Margarita

1 part Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
½ part DeKuyper® Sour Apple Pucker
2 parts frozen limeade
2 parts apple juice
1 Granny Smith Apple (for garnish)
Combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Mix well and refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve chilled or over ice. Garnish with apple slice.

Shamrock Sipper

1 ½ parts Skinnygirl® Cucumber Vodka
6 parts green tea (water steeped with tea bags OR diet green tea)
Cucumber wheel for garnish
Pour ingredients over ice. Garnish with a cucumber wheel.

Toasting The Oscars and National Margarita Day w/ Powell & Mahoney

The day of the Oscars is officially upon us but it’s also National Margarita Day. What do you do when two cocktail-worthy events happen on the same day? You celebrate them both of course. Powell & Mahoney, the first all-natural, hand-crafted, vintage original Cocktail Mixers, bring you two delicious cocktail recipes to capture the essence of both the Oscars (with a cocktail made with Powell & Mahoney’s True Grenadine, an all-natural blend of pomegranate juice and orange blossom), and National Margarita Day (with a cocktail made with Powell & Mahoney’s Jalapeño Margarita Mix, a unique mix of fire roasted Jalapeño’s and crisp lime juice). First the Oscars: celebrities won’t be the only ones giving spice on the red carpet today. You too can enjoying your own bit of spicy fun with this peppery cocktail:

Crimson Pepper Martini

1 oz. pepper-infused vodka
Powell & Mahoney True Grenadine
½ a lime juice
Shake the pepper-infused vodka, a few drops of Powell & Mahoney True Grenadine, and the lime juice in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a lime slice or a hot pepper.

We continue on to more spice to celebrate National Margarita Day, by sharing this Margarita recipe that brings the heat. It may be winter but this two-ingredient cocktail will warm you up from head to toe.

Roasted Jalapeño Margarita

Powell & Mahoney Roasted Jalapeno Margarita
100% Blue Agave Blanco Tequila
In a shaker, mix equal parts Powell & Mahoney Roasted Jalapeno Margarita mixer, and the blue agave blanco tequila. Shake and strain over ice into a Margarita or Old Fashioned glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.

We hope these two delicious cocktail recipes will make your day of dual celebrations an even more more enjoyable one. We know we’re going to have fun.

Chocolate Intoxication: Celebrating National Margarita Day

If the best friendships are built on Margaritas and chocolate, then get ready to add more friends to your circle. It is said that chocolate goes with everything, and we believe no truer words were ever spoken. In honor of National Margarita Day, February 22nd,  we’re showing you how adding chocolate to your celebration, and by celebration, we mean Margaritas. These wickedly delicious cocktail recipes will easily make the day a more decadent and enjoyable one. For those of who that are lovers of all things chocolate, how would you like to sip on a drinkable version of chocolate chip cookie? How about indulging in the adult version of the childhood flavor combination of chocolate and peanut butter, or better yet, enjoy the sophisticated blend of chocolate and raspberry? With these three, must-try drink recipes from Sauza Tequila, you can.

Chocolate Chip Margarita

1 part Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
1 part JDK & Sons Crave® Chocolate Chili Liqueur
¾ part half and half
1 glass of ice (for shaking)
5-10 chocolate chips for garnish
In a shaker filled with ice combine Sauza® Blue Silver, Crave Chocolate Chili, and half and half. Shake until chilled. Strain into martini glasses. Garnish with chocolate chips.

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Margarita

1 ½ parts Sauza® Blue Reposado 100% Agave Tequila
½ part DeKuyper® Buttershots
8 parts chocolate ice cream
2 parts milk
¼ part creamy peanut butter
Chocolate sauce (to rim glass)
Peanut butter (to rim glass)
Rim cocktail glass with half creamy peanut butter and half chocolate sauce by running the edge of the glass through plates with each. In a blender combine chocolate ice cream, milk, peanut butter, tequila and butterscotch liquor. Blend until smooth. Pour drink into prepared glass and enjoy!

Chocolate Raspberry Margarita

1 ½ parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
½ part DeKuyper® Razzmatazz
6 parts chocolate milk
2 dashes of Taza® Chocolate Mexicano Extract
Chocolate shavings (for garnish)
Raspberry (for garnish)
Combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously. Strain the mixture into a martini glass rimmed with chocolate shavings. Garnish with a raspberry and enjoy.

Have you tried a chocolate margarita? We are adding these sinful margarita recipes to our cocktail making rotation, and we hope you will to. Stay tuned for more delicious Margarita recipes coming soon.

Let the Good Times Roll w/ these Mardi Gras Cocktails

It is that time once again for day long celebrations, debauchery, and delicious cocktails that free you from your inhibitions. Oui, Mais Amis, it is Mardi Gras time!! This iconic celebration has been an time honored holiday in the city of New Orleans since the 1720, and if you’re like us and unable to attend in person, we give you the next beast thing…..cocktails inspired by the Carnival celebrations. So grab your Krewe and let the celebrations begin with these drinks from Hornitos Tequila, Basil Hayden’s Bourbon Whiskey, and Knob Creek Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey.

Hornitos® The Gold Doubloon

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1 ½ parts Hornitos® Plata Tequila
¾ part lime juice
¾ part pineapple juice
¼ part agave
Pinch of cilantro leaves
Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a coupe glass.

Hornitos® French Quarter Faithful

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2 parts Hornitos® Reposado Tequila
½ part lime juice
3 parts pineapple juice
2 dashes green habanero hot sauce
Combine ingredients in a mixing glass. Shake vigorously and pour into a martini or highball glass. Garnish with a lime slice.

Basil Hayden’s® Cajun Sazerac (Created by Brittini Rae Peterson)

2 parts Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon
1/2 part Cajun Spice Syrup*
5 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
2 dashes Angostura® Bitters
Lemon Zest
Sprig of Thyme
Combine all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice. Stir until well chilled and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with the zest of a lemon a sprig of thyme.

*Cajun Spice Syrup
Ingredients:
1 cup Water
1 cup Sugar
1 tbsp. Cajun Spice
Combine all three ingredients in a saucepan and warm. Stir until sugar and Cajun Spice are fully dissolved into the water. Strain into an empty container and set aside.

Knob Creek® Bourbon Street Nightmare

3 parts Knob Creek® Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
3 parts orange juice
½ part blood orange syrup
Place all ingredients in a Hurricane glass over ice, mix well. Drizzle blood orange syrup over top. Garnish with a black licorice stick.

Mardi Gras is set to hit the streets of New Orleans on February 17th. As they say “Laissez les bons temps rouler”….let the good times roll!

Super Bowl Sunday Cocktails from Sauza Tequila

It’s Game Day and we’ve got some great Super Bowl Sunday-worthy cocktails that will have you reaching for more than just beer. Are you ready to enjoy one or two of these as you cheer on your team to victory? Give plain old beer a break and enjoy one of these awesome Sauza Tequila cocktails that have you screaming touchdown. The best part, these drinks still incorporates your beloved brew. Whether you’re enjoying Mexican Nachos, wings, chili, burgers, or pizza, these awesome cocktail recipes are great for toasting to the Big Game.

Goal Line Sipper

1 part Sauza® Blue Reposado 100% Agave Tequila
4 parts limeade
1 part beer
Fill a beer glass with ice. Add Tequila and limeade and stir. Fill glass to the top with your favorite beer.

The zesty flavor mix of the Goal Line Sipper pairs perfectly with any slice of pizza.

Cheat-a-rita

1 part Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
½ part DeKuyper® Blue Curacao
2 parts frozen lemonade
1 2̷3 parts light beer
Lemon wedge (for garnish)
Combine all ingredients in a glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lemon wedge and enjoy!

Love Mexican Nachos? Sip on the refreshing Cheat-a-rita to complement the heat of this spicy dish

Sauza®-Rita

1 part Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
1 ½ parts light beer
1 part frozen limeade
1 part water
Lime wedge (for garnish)
In a glass filled with ice, combine Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila, limeade, beer and water. Stir gently. Garnish with a lime wedge (optional).

You can’t beat a delicious Sauza®-Rita when you need to cool off your taste buds while eating spicy wings.

Seattlelite Sipper

2 parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
2 lemons (juice only)
6 parts club soda
1 rosemary sprig
1 tbsp. sugar
Combine lemons, club soda, sugar, and Tequila in a glass with ice. Mix well and garnish with a rosemary sprig.

Adding chili to the menu to spice up your Game Day? Pair it with the savory Seattlelite Sipper. you’ll love the resulting amazing flavor mix.

Valentine’s Day Cocktails: A Toast to Love Potions

According to folklore, when one wanted to seduce their heart’s desire, they would whip up a love potion. Centuries later, not much have changed in that respect. This Valentine’s Day, why not enchant your sweetheart, your friends, or your crush, with one of these delicious, spellbinding Valentine’s Day Cocktails from Casa Noble Tequila, Bluecoat Gin, and Crystal Head Vodka. Give Cupid the day off and whip up one of these magic brews that are sure to woo your loved ones.
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Opt for a tart, bubbly Mimosa that’s both sexy and passionate, bewitch your love with the same delicious recipe that reminded Carlos Santana of the feeling of falling in love for the first time, delight them with a drink that’s elegant and effortless, or turn their heads with decadent deliciousness. No matter which you create, these cocktail recipes are sure to win their hearts.

Blushing Maria

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2 oz. Casa Noble Crystal
1 oz. Pomegranate juice
1 oz. Pink grapefruit juice
1/4 oz. Agave Nectar
Combine the tequila, juices and agave nectar in a shaker tin with ice and shake until chilled. Strain- serve in Champagne flute, top with rose sparkling wine.

French American 75

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1 oz Bluecoat Gin
1/2 oz lemon juice
1/2 oz lavender simple syrup
Stip over ice and transfer to a champagne flute. Top with brut champagne or dry sparkling wine.

“The El Beso de Luz” Margarita (The Kiss of Light)

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2 oz Casa Noble Crystal
1/2 oz Licor 43
1 oz Lime juice
Squeeze an orange wedge over the cocktail and drop it into the glass.
Fun note: Carlos Santana named the cocktail “El Beso de Luz” as a tribute to his wife Cindy.

Clover Club

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1.5oz.Bluecoat American Dry Gin
.5oz. simple syrup
.75oz. freshly-­squeezed lemon juice
.5oz. grenadine
1 egg white
Combine the ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. You’ll need to shake this very vigorously to emulsify the egg. Strain into a cocktail glass.

The Crystal CosmoCOSMO-AND-PEARLS-NO-SKULL

1 1⁄2 oz. Crystal Head Vodka
3⁄4 oz. cranberry juice
1⁄2 oz. premium orange liqueur
1⁄2 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
Lemon peel
Add Crystal Head, cranberry juice, orange liqueur and lime juice in a cocktail shaker filled halfway with ice. Shake vigorously then strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with the Lemon peel.

Will you try one or more of these Valentine’s Day Cocktails? let us know in the comments below.

Happy Hour At Any Hour: American Born Moonshine Apple Pie

So the holidays may be over but if you’ve been in or around New York City over the past week then you’ve no doubt realized that while the weather is still frightful, a warm cocktail is most assuredly still delightful. With that in mind, the yen for a great cocktail still endures.  However, if you’re not quite the mixologist then why not just rely on your hosting prowess and just put some ice in a glass and pour.  That of course, would entail a really great tasting spirit that needs no more than a fruit garnish and the right glass.  That spirit, that I recently had the pleasure of sampling, is buy kaleera online uk American Born Moonshine Apple Pie.

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Now don’t get all Prohibition on me! American Born Moonshine Apple Pie is a great tasting moonshine with notes of sweet apple and earthy spice with an 83 proof punch that can assure warmth and delight.  I enjoyed mine served over ice but this is the kind of spirit that can also be enjoyed as a shot or as a toddy remix with hot water and lemon.  Well, don’t only take my word for it, check out the recipe for a delicious Tennessee Toddy below:

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1 oz. American Born Moonshine™ Apple Pie
1 Tbsp Honey
1/4 Lemon
1 Cup Hot Water + 1 Tea Bag
Coat the bottom of a mug with honey. Add the American Born Apple Pie Moonshine Apple Pie and the juice of the lemon quarter. Add tea bag to a cup of water and microwave for one minute. Pour the steaming tea int the mug and stir.