Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Cocktails - Cocktail Descriptions #6

Tom Collins
"The Tom Collins refreshing gin sour that is an excellent sipper for hot summer days. There are a two common ways to make this drink. The one below uses simple syrup and lemon while the other replaces those two ingredients with the convenience of sour mix. There are other many “Collins” drinks that vary because of the base liquor: ie. John Collins, Vodka Collins, Juan Collins, American Collins, Rhubarb Collins." (link)

"When the weather turns warmer, we turn to coolers. Preferably of the tall, slow sippin’ variety. The Tom Collins is a classic cooler, with a crisp lemony flavor that beats the hottest sun. It’s gin-based, but you can make an admirable alcohol-free variety for those who don’t drink. It’s refreshing and delicious — what more could you ask? Oh, easy to make? It’s that, too." (link)

"a long drink consisting of gin, lime or lemon juice, sugar or syrup, and soda water" (link)

"If you're looking for a classic and refreshing Summer cocktail, stop right here, because I have just the thing for you. A Tom Collins is a classic Gin based cocktail that is simple and refreshing and super easy to make." (link)

Recipe & Method
"Ingredients: 2 oz (6.76 cl) Gin, 1 oz (3.38 cl) Lemon Juice, 1 teaspoon (0.37 cl/0.13 oz) Sugar, superfine, 3 oz (10.14 cl) Soda Water

Method: To make a Tom Collins, mix the gin, lemon juice and superfine sugar (or sugar syrup) in a highball glass with ice, top off with soda water, garnish and serve. Enjoy your Tom Collins!" (link)

"Ingredients: 1 1/2 oz gin, 1 oz lemon juice, 1/2 oz sugar syrup, Club soda, Maraschino cherry for garnish, Lemon slice for garnish

Method: Pour the gin, lemon juice, and sugar syrup in a collins glass with ice cubes. Stir thoroughly. Top with club soda. Garnish with the cherry and orange slice." (link)

"Ingredients: 2 Drops Angostura Bitters, 2 Measures Hendrick's Gin, 1 Measure Lemon Juice, Top up Soda Water, 0.5 Measure Sugar Syrup

Method: Shake first three ingredients with ice and strain into an ice filled glass add Angostura Bitters and top up with soda water.

Garnish: Lemon slice" (link)

"Ingredients: 2 oz. Gin, 1 oz. Lemon juice, 1 teaspoon Sugar, Soda water

Method: Shake well with cracked ice all but club soda. Strain over 3 ice cubes into collins glass. Fill with club soda and stir gently. Decorate with 1/2 slice of orange." (link)

"Ingredients: 2 oz gin, 1 oz lemon juice, 1 tsp superfine sugar, 3 oz club soda, 1 maraschino cherry, 1 slice orange

Method: In a shaker half-filled with ice cubes, combine the gin, lemon juice, and sugar. Shake well. Strain into a collins glass almost filled with ice cubes. Add the club soda. Stir and garnish with the cherry and the orange slice." (link)

"Ingredients: 6cl gin, 3cl lemon juice, 1 teespoon super-refined sugar, 9cl club soda

Method: In a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice cubes, combine the gin, lemon juice, and sugar. Shake well. Strain into a collins (or highgball) glass almost filled with ice cubes. Add the club soda. Stir and garnish with a red cherry and an orange slice." (link)

"Ingredients: 2 Parts Gin, ¾ Part Simple Syrup, ¾ Part Lemon Juice, Soda Water, 1 Wheel Lemon

Stir lemon juice, gin and simple syrup in a highball glass. Fill with ice cubes. Topup with soda water. Garnish with lemon." (link)

"Ingredients: 2 oz of Gin, 1 oz of lemon juice, 1 tsp of simple syrup, 3 oz of club soda, lemon twist

Method: Fill a cocktail glass with ice and place all of the ingredients in the glass. Give it a stir and enjoy!" (link)


Purple Rain
"The Purple Rain refers to at least two popular mixed drinks. The more common is a variation on the highball Long Island Iced Tea, substituting Chambord for Triple Sec and a Lemon-Lime soda for the cola. The other is a long cocktail made from vodka, lemonade, blue curacao and grenadine. The name of this version originates from the appearance of the drink as the grenadine is added as the final ingredient, since the sinking of the red grenadine through the blue of the other ingredients creates the impression of purple rain.[1] This drink has many various versions depending on the location where the drink is made." (link)

"Purple drops makes this a very nice looking drink." (link)

Recipe & Method
"Ingredients: 1/2 shot grenadine, 1/2 shot peach schnapps (archers), 1/2 shot white rum, 3 count lemonade, 3 count sweet & sour mix, 1/2 shot Blue Curacao

Method: Fill a collins glass 3/4 full with ice. Add grenadine and peach schapps and white rum into glass. Then fill with sweet and sour and lemonade. Drizzle around the edge of the glass with Blue curacao." (link)

"Ingredients: 45 ml smirnoff no. 21 vodka, 20 ml sour raspberry liqueur, 20 ml blue curacao, 5 ml lime cordial, 180 ml cranberry juice cocktail, 4 -5 ice cubes

Method: Pre-chill vodka in freezer. (Recommended: Pre-chill all ingredients instead of using too much ice; which can dilute the drink). Pre-chill large/9 ounce wine glass in freezer. Add about 4-6 ice cubes into the wine glass. Add vodka, raspberry liqueur, blue curacao, lime cordial, and cranberry cocktail. Stir or shake gently and serve." (link)

"Ingredients: 1 1/2 oz gin, cranberry juice, 1 splash Blue Curacao liqueur, 1 splash sweet and sour mix, 1 splash soda water

Method: Pour gin into an ice-filled highball glass, and fill with cranberry juice. Add blue curacao, sour mix and soda. Shake gently, add more curacao (until royal-purple), and serve." (link)

"Ingredients: 1 part Gin, 1 part Blue curaçao, 1 part Lime juice, top up Soda water, dash of Grenadine

Method: Mix Gin, lime and blue curacao with ice, Pour into highball, and top up with soda. Pour dash of grenadine as you would for a tequila sunrise" (link)

"Ingredients: 1 shot grenadine, 1 shot peach schnapps, 1 shot blue curacao, 1 shot vodka, lemonade, ice

Method: Place a few ice cubes into a Collins glass. Pour in all the measures of spirits and top up with lemonade. Stir and garnish with a slice of lemon or lime."(link)

"Ingredients: 1 1/4 oz. Curacao, blue, 1 1/4 oz. Vodka, 2 oz. Grenadine, 1/4 oz. Lime Juice, 2 oz. Pineapple Juice

Method: Add ice and mix in blender for a frozen drink. Or shake with ice and pour into ice-filled glass." (link)

"Ingredients: 2 shots Cherry Sourz, 1 shot Bols Blue Curacao, 1 litre Lemonade

Method: Add shots, ice and lemonde to the pitcher and stir well. Serve in highball glasses" (link)

"Ingredients: 1 oz. Vodka, 1 oz. Blue Curacao, dash(es) Grenadine, 7-Up

Method: Combine the vodka, blue Curacao and grenadine in a cocktail glass. Top with the 7-up, stir, then serve over ice." (link)

"Ingredients: 1 oz Vodka, 1 oz Blue Curaçao, 1 dash Grenadine, 4 oz 7UP

Method: Pour the vodka and curacao over ice in a tall glass. Top with 7UP. Stir lightly. Add a dash of grenadine." (link)

"Ingredients: - 1 1/2 oz gin, 1 1/2 oz cranberry juice, 1 splash blue curacao liqueur, 1 splash sweet and sour mix, 1 splash soda (7-up, sprite)

Pour gin into an ice-filled highball glass, and fill with cranberry juice. Add blue curacao, sour mix and soda. Shake gently, add more curacao (until royal-purple), and serve. Serve in "Highball Glass" Garnish: No " (link)

"Ingredients: 2x25ml Sourz Cherry, 2x25ml blue Curaçao and lemonade" (link)

"Ingredients: 1 shot Curacao, blue, 1 shot Schnapps, peach, 1 shot Vodka, 1 shot Grenadine, 1/2 pint Lemonade, 1/2 pint Ice

Method: Add Ice into Pint Glass. Add Grenadine into middle of ice. Add schnapps & vodka. Add lemonade. Carefully pour Curacao around edge of glass. The drink should come out in 3 separate layers - Red, Clear, Blue." (link)


Woo Woo
"Woo Woo is another great peach and cranberry cocktail with a fun name. The cocktail can be transformed into a party punch by combining the ingredients in a quantity to fill a punch bowl and mixing it well before setting out. A Woo Woo can also be made into a shooter by mixing 1 ounce of each of the spirits. Consider the Woo Woo in any form a popular cocktail, one that every aspiring bartender should know." (link)

"The Woo Woo is a hugely popular fruity Peach and Cranberry cocktail served in an authentic and unusual Hurricane glass. Every aspiring bartender should know this one - and almost everyone we speak to loves it!" (link)

Recipe & Method
"Ingredients: 3/4 oz. Vodka, 3/4 oz. Peach schnapps, 3 oz. Cranberry juice

Method: Mix ingredients in a highball glass filled with ice and stir." (link)

"Ingredients: 25mill peach schnapps (archers), 25mill vodka, 50mill cranberry juice

Method: put ice in a glasss. Then add aechers and vodka, Finally fill the rest of the glass to the top with cranberry juice. Stir it with a stirer and your drink is complete." (link)

"Ingredients: 2 oz vodka, 1 Tbsp peach schnapps, 1/2 cup cranberry juice, Lime wedge

Method: Place the lime wedge into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Add the other ingredients. Shake well. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lime wedge." (link)

"Ingredients: - 1 1/2 oz peach schnapps, - 1 1/2 oz vodka, - 3 1/2 oz cranberry juice

Method: Pour all ingredients into a highball glass over ice cubes, stir, and serve. Serve in "Highball Glass" Garnish: No " (link)

"Ingredients: 1 measure Vodka, 1 measure Peach Schnapps, 2 measures Cranberry Juice

Mix all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and pour into a Hurricane glass. Add Crushed Ice and decorations to create a great tastings drink from an easy to make recipe!" (link)

"Ingredients: 30ml Vodka, 30ml Peach Snapps/Archers, 90ml cranberry juice

Method: To make this Woo Woo Cocktail Recipe, Simply Mix all the ingredients together" (link)


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