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Party Cocktails

2011 is over and 2012 is fast approaching, to bring in the new year here are a few yummy cocktails and even the words to the age old Old Years Eve song:

Should old acquaintance be forgot,
and never brought to mind ?
Should old acquaintance be forgot,
and old lang syne ?

For auld lang syne, my dear,for auld lang syne,we’ll take a cup of kindness yet,for auld lang syne.

And surely you’ll buy your pint cup !
and surely I’ll buy mine !
And we’ll take a cup o’ kindness yet,
for auld lang syne.

Bacardi

1/2 Light Rum, 1/2 Lime or lemon juice, 1 teaspoon grenadine: Shake and strain

Banana Bliss

1/2 Brandy, 1/2 Banana Liqueur: Shake and strain

Daiquiri

3/4 Dark Rum, 1/4 lime or lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon castor sugar: Shake and strain, decorate with a cherry

Gin Fizz

1 tot Gin, juice of 1/2 lemon, 1 teaspoon castor sugar: Dissolve sugar in the lemon juice and add gin. Shake and strain into a tall glass. Top with soda water.

Manhattan

2/3 Bourbon, 1/3 Sweet Vermouth, dash of Angostura Bitters: Stir and strain, decorate with a cherry

Margarita

1/2 Tequila, 1/4 Cointreau, 1/4 Lemon or lime juice: Shake and strain. Moisten edge of the glass with lemon or lime and dip in fine salt.

Martini

2/3 dry Gin, 1/3 Dry Vermouth, dash orange bitters: Shake and strain. decorate with a stuffed olive.

Pink Lady

1 tot gin, 1/2 white of 1 Egg, 1 tablespoon Grenadine: Shake and strain

Screwdriver

1/4 Vodka, 3/4 Orange Juice: Pour over ice in a tumbler, decorate with a slice of orange

Remember not to drink and drive – Be safe on our roads!

xoLDxo

 
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Posted by on 30/12/2011 in Cocktails, Drinks

 

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