Top Ten New Cocktail Recipes
People are always on the look of the best new drink recipes. The mojito, the martini and Margaret seems to be most popular drinks in bars in the U.S.. But people are demanding and bar patrons are always looking out for the newest trend. The Eighties were probably the golden age of the cocktail, but slowly the cocktail is making a comeback. Even the shooters of various colors (the bane of bartenders around worldwide) are showing increasing.
What are the top bartenders in New York, Boston and New Orleans for its customers. What are the cocktails more popular these days? What golden oldie is making a comeback?
Some are new and are becoming favorites in the south and northeast.
1. Sour Orange Daiquiri
Juice of one sour orange
Three major lines of sugar syrup *
6 oz dark rum
1 1 / 2 oz. Curacao or Grand Marnier
This recipe makes two cocktails 5 oz martini glasses
* If you do not have sugar syrup in hand, just make some ahead of time, boil the same amount of sugar and water together until sugar dissolves and forms a light syrup. Cool and refrigerate. Chill cocktail glasses. In the cocktail shaker, add ice, then the main ingredients listed. Shake well to mix and chill. Pour into glasses and garnish with an orange slice.
2. Key Lime Pie
3 / 4 oz Licor 43 *
1 oz Vodka
1 / 4 oz Rose's sweetened lime cordial
1 / 2 oz milk or cream
Pour ingredients into a shaker filled with ice, shake and strain into glass.
* It is a citrus vanilla liqueur Spanish as old as the hills, but increasingly popular
3. Ginger Rogers
Two dashes Angostura bitters
The juice of half a lemon
1 oz Grand Marnier
I oz dark rum
Jamaican ginger beer to fill
A sprig of mint for garnish
Fill a highball or tall glass of ice cold. Ice with bitters, then squeeze lime shell falling past. Add liqueur top with ginger beer. Garnish with mint.
4. New Orleans Martini
3 oz vanilla vodka
A little bit of dry vermouth
1 / 2 oz. Pernod
1 dash Angostura bitters
A sprig of fresh mint
Combine vodka, vermouth and Pernod into a shaker with crushed ice and shake well. Strain into a martini glass chill and decorate with a sprig of mint.
5. A piece of ass
1 oz Amaretto
1 oz Southern Comfort
Put ice in highball glass. Pour in shots. Fill with sour mix
6. Flag of Ireland
Two parts green Creme de Menthe
Two parts of Bailey
Part of Brandy
Layer creme de menthe, Baileys and brandy in a shooter glass.
7. Red Headed Slut
1 1 / 2 oz Jägermeister
Peach liqueur 1 1 / 2 oz
Mix in glass. Shoot. (You have to love, if not only by name.)
8. Junior Mint
1 / 2 oz. Malibu Rum
1 oz white Creme de Cacao
1 oz White Creme de Menthe
Combine all ingredients with ice, shake, and strain into old fashioned glass
9. Three-Mile Island Iced Tea
1 / 2 oz. Gin
1 / 2 oz. Ron White
1 / 2 oz Tequila
1 / 2 oz. Triple sec
1 / 2 oz. Vodka
Sweet and sour mix
1.2 dash Bitters
One slice of lemon
Fill 14 oz glass with ice and pour in the liqueur. Fill the glass two-thirds, with the tail and the rest with a sweet and sour. Top with dash of bitters and lemon wedge.
10. English Channel
2 oz Bailey's Irish Cream
½ oz. Drambuie
½ oz. Cointreau
Pour all three over ice and mix. It seems that the English Channel, but tastes much better.
These recipes are courtesy of the writers of www.GayBar.com
Gaybar.com is the largest directory on the internet for gay and gay friendly bars worldwide. This article was complied by the site’s contributors. For more information on these recipes or the site contact Kevin Marsh at firstname.lastname@example.org
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