20 June, 2013

"Pre-Weekend Cocktails . . . "

Nina Leen photographer - for Life Magazine 

We're getting ready to wrap-up our little contest over the weekend to give away the custom-made Bar Cart (from The Gilded Stag) seen in our recent showcase house!  But, the super cocktail recipes keep pouring in.  For more information about the contest - and the directions on how to enter - click HERE

So if you're looking to unwind from a hectic week - surely we've got something here to ease your into your weekend. 

Cheers . . . 

A Classic "Old Fashion" - from John

 1) 1 Orange wheel
2) 1 Maraschino cherry
3) 1 tsp Sugar
4) 1.5 oz of Whisky 
5) .5 oz Club soda

Directions :
You will need an Old Fashion Glass. Muddle the cherry, orange, and 
sugar in the glass. Add ice, then add the whisky and 
club soda. To finish it off, garnish with an orange wheel 
and maraschino cherry then enjoy ;)


The "Old Yeller Cocktail" - from David

1) 3/4 cup of spiced rum
2) 1/2 cup of orange juice (more if needed)
3) 1/4 cup of banana liqueur
4) 3 cups of frozen pineapple chucks
5) orange slice to garnish

Directions :

Combine rum, orange juice, banan liqueur and frozen pineapple in  blender 
and process until smooth and frothy.  Add more frozen pineapple 
if too thin - or more orange juice if too thick.   
Garnish with orange slices and enjoy!


 The "Red Eye" - from Beth

Directions :

Fill half a pint glass with beer (usually a light Mexican lager) and
the rest with Clamato.  A add a lot of lime juice and a dash
of hot sauce!


A Slow, Comfortable Screw - from Penelope

1) 1 jigger of sloe gin
2) ½ jigger of Southern Comfort peach liqueur
3) A Splash of Orange juice
Directions :

Pour sloe gin and Southern Comfort into a tall glass 
filled with ice,add a splash of orange juice, stir and serve, top with cherries.


The "Panty Dropper" - from Christina 

1)  Blueberry Vodka
2)  Fresh Blueberries
3)  Lemonade


Sugar the rim of the glass - and then add crushed ice to a tall glass.  
Mix all ingredients (proportions to taste!), and give it a tiny stir.
Add some poolside tunes and watch the party unfold!


Keep in mind - we're open for entries through Sunday - and the winner will be announced next Monday.  Also keep in mind - the winner will be responsible for the freight from San Francisco to your location - but, I can assist with setting that up.

Keep 'em coming!


carolyn bradford said...

The Classic Old Fashioned is just right! Can't wait to unwind this weekend as the whole summer so far has been nothing but hectic! Will definitely check out the bar cart! We are on our way to Market in just a few weeks and I can't wait to look for all of this and more!

Karena said...

Hi Scot

I have loved this cocktail, since first having it in San Diego!

Bellini Cocktail:
Two Servins: Scale to make more servings
2 oz peach nectar
1 tsp fresh lemon juice
1 oz peach schnapps
3 oz chilled, dry Champagne
1/2 cup crushed ice

Mix the peach nectar, lemon juice and schnapps in a chilled glass. Add half a cup (or more) of crushed ice, stir, and add the champagne. (Serves 2).(I prefer served simply very well chilled.

Art by Karena

Unknown said...

All drink recipes look quite wonderful We are trying the Sazerac right now.
It is delightful!
Those in New Orleans would know how to keep cool. Been a bit warm here in the UK, as of late.
We enjoy your blog!

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