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amaretto, cocktail, sour, sweet -

Amaretto is a sweet Italian liqueur that originated in Saronno, Italy. While originally flavored from bitter almonds, various modern commercial brands are prepared from a base of apricot stones, peach stones, or almonds, all of which are natural sources of the benzaldehyde that provides the principal almond-like flavor of the liqueur. Ingredients 3 oz. Amaretto 2 oz. Sweet and Sour mix Sprite or 7UP cherries orange wedge Instructions mix Amaretto and sweet and sour mix in an ice filled shaker pour into a glass filled with crushed ice top off with soda add cherries (1 or 2)  garnish with orange wedge History...

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brunch, cocktail, screwdriver, vodka -

We are not trying to reinvent the wheel on this one. Just wanted to share what we think is the best possible combination for the perfect Screwdriver. Beloved by people who eat "brunch" everywhere.   Ingredients   1 cup orange juice (Fresh squeezed oranges are always better but not always practical.  1/3 cup vodka (we enjoy Tito's Handmade Vodka with this one) 1 1/2 ice   Instructions Add all ingredeints together. Stir to mix well. Pour and serve cold.   History This drink appears in literature as early as 1938.The screwdriver is mentioned in 1944: "A Screwdriver—a drink compounded of...

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cocktail, cream, drink recipe, grasshopper -

A typical Grasshopper cocktail consists of equal parts green crème de menthe, white crème de cacao, and cream shaken with ice and strained into a chilled cocktail glass. Ingredients 2 cups vanilla ice cream2 ounces green creme de menthe2 ounces white Creme de Cacao Directions Pour ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and then strain into a chilled cocktail glass. History A Grasshopper is a sweet, mint-flavored, after-dinner drink. The name of the drink derives from its green color, which comes from crème de menthe. The drink reputedly originated at Tujague's, a bar in the French Quarter of...

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bourbon, cocktail, garnish, sour, whiskey -

The whiskey sour is a mixed drink containing whiskey (often bourbon), lemon juice, sugar, and optionally, a dash of egg white. With the egg white, it is sometimes called a Boston Sour. With a few bar spoons of full-bodied red wine floated on top, it is often referred to as a New York Sour. It is shaken and served either straight up or over ice. Ingredients 2 parts bourbon 1 part lemon juice ½ part sugar syrup ½ part egg white Cubed ice Garnish with cherry and an orange slice Directions Put ice and all of the ingredients into a shaker...

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cocktail, gibson, martini, vermouth, vodka -

A vodka martini, also known as a vodkatini or kangaroo cocktail, is a cocktail made with vodka and vermouth, a variation of a martini. The vodka martini has become a common and popular cocktail. Some purists maintain that, while it is a perfectly fine drink, it is not a true martini, which is traditionally made with gin.A vodka martini is made by combining vodka, dry vermouth and ice in a cocktail shaker or mixing glass. The ingredients are chilled, either by stirring or shaking, then strained and served "straight up" (without ice) in a chilled cocktail glass. The drink may...

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