FEATURE 23 January 2010

Drink Secrets

Amaretto Sour

Ingredients:

  • 4.5 cl Amaretto
  • 6 cl Lemon Juice
  • 3 cl Orange Juice
  • 1.5 cl Sugar Syrup

Mixture:

1. Stir lemon juice and Amaretto with ice in a mixing glass.
2. Pour into an old fashioned glass.
3. Top with soda water.
4. Garnish with a lemon zest.

Glasstype:

Old fashioned glass

Garnish:

Lime Zest

Country:

Italy

Color:

Yellow

Strength:

Taste:

Sweet-Sour

Size:

Short

Method:

Stir and strain


Alabama

Ingredients:

  • 3 cl Brandy
  • 3 cl Curacao Liqueur
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Sugar Syrup

Mixture:

1. Fill cocktail shaker with ice.
2. Add all ingredients and shake.
3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
4. Garnish with an orange peel.

Glasstype:

Cocktail glass

Garnish:

Orange Twist

Strength:

Taste:

Sweet-Sour

Size:

Short


Cherry Blossom

Ingredients:

  • 1.8 cl Cognac
  • 1 cl Cherry Liqueur
  • 1 Dash Curacao Liqueur
  • 1 Dash Lemon Juice
  • 1 Dash Grenadine Syrup

Mixture:

1. Use Grenadine syrup and powdered sugar to rim a cocktail glass.
2. Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice.
3. Shake and strain into the cocktail glass.
4. Serve.

Glasstype:

Cocktail glass

Color:

Red

Strength:

Taste:

Sweet-Sour

Size:

Short

Method:

Shake and strain


Almond Orange Frost

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 c Frangelico
  • 1.5 cl Chambord Liqueur Royale de France
  • 1.5 cl Amaretto
  • 1 cl Lime Juice
  • 1 cl Lemon Juice
  • 2 Scoops Orange Sorbet

Mixture:

1. Blend all ingredients with ice.
2. Pour into a hurricane glass.
3. Garnish with an orange wedge and a teaspoon of crushed almonds on top.

Glasstype:

Pina colada glass

Garnish:

Orange wedge

Country:

Belgium

Strength:

Taste:

Sweet-Sour

Size:

Long

Method:

Blend and Pour


Acapulco

Ingredients:

  • 3 cl White Rum
  • 3 cl Tequila
  • 6 cl Pineapple Juice
  • 6 cl Grapefruit juice

Mixture:

1. Put ice in a tumbler glass.
2. Pour rum and tequila into the glass.
3. Top with the juices.
4. Serve.

Glasstype:

Lowball glass

Country:

Mexico

Color:

Yellow

Strength:

Taste:

Sweet-Sour

Size:

Short

Method:

Pour


Bacardi Blossom

Ingredients:

  • 4.5 cl Bacardi Rum
  • 1 cl Lemon Juice
  • 1 cl Orange Juice
  • 1 Teaspoon Sugar granulated

Mixture:

1. Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice.
2. Strain into a cocktail glass.
3. Garnish with a slice of orange.
4. Serve.

Glasstype:

Cocktail glass

Garnish:

Orange slice

Country:

Cuba

Color:

Yellow

Strength:

Taste:

Sweet-Sour

Size:

Short

Method:

Shake and strain


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