Drink in style : 5 best cocktailsRecipes — By Neha K Kulkarni on February 17, 2012 at 12:56 PM
Having a small party for your friends or planning a BBQ night with them? Pairing the right kind of drink with the right kind of food is really important. Here are some cocktails that will add that extra zing to your evening with friends. These easy to make recipes not only save time but will leave all happy and looking for more!
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Traditional Pimm’s No. 1
This is the perfect drink for a lazy afternoon or a BBQ party with your buddies.
Take a jug or glass and fill it with ice, mix one part Pimm’s No. 1 with 3 parts chilled lemonade, add some mint, cucumber, orange and strawberry.
Bourbon lovers, your surely going to love this cocktail.
2 oz bourbon whiskey
1 oz lemon juice
1/2 tsp superfine sugar
1 slice orange
1 maraschino cherry
In a shaker half-filled with ice cubes, combine the bourbon, lemon juice, and sugar. Shake well. Strain into a whiskey sour glass, garnish with the orange slice and cherry.
This bight coloured cocktail combined with some delicious food and your all set to have a really good time.
1 (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger tequila
3/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
1/2 (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger grenadine syrup
1 slice orange, for garnish
1 maraschino cherry for garnish
Stir or shake together tequila and orange juice. Fill a chilled 12 ounce glass with ice cubes; pour in orange juice mixture. Slowly pour in the grenadine, and allow it to settle to the bottom of the glass (be patient). Garnish with a slice of orange, and a maraschino cherry.
This Vodka delight is yet another drink for a nice laid-back evening.
1 ounce vodka
1 tsp. sugar syrup
Fresh lime juice
1/2 cup ginger beer
1 sprig fresh mint
1 slice of lime
In a copper mug, pour vodka over ice. Add sugar syrup and lime juice. Top with ginger beer and stir. Garnish with mint sprig and lime slice.
This Cuban legend is a wonderful fusion of sweetness,citrus and refreshing mint flavours all combined to create one wonderful concoction.
1.25 oz spiced rum
12 mint leaves
1 tbsp sugar
0.5 oz lime juice
2 oz soda
Place mint leaves in bottom of glass. Add crushed ice, Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum, sugar, and lime juice, and muddle. Add soda water and garnish with mint leaves.
So this weekend sit back and have a nice time!