Kir Royal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kir Royal

1 part Creme de Cassis
5 parts Champagne or Sparkling wine

Pour Creme de Cassis into a glass and gently pour champagne on top.

Cuba Libre

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cuba Libre

1/4 of a lime

1.5 oz Rum

coke cola

Squeeze lime into glass over ice. Add rum and coke

Vodka Soda with Citrus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vodka Soda with Citrus

Vodka

Club soda

Lime, Lemon or Orange

Elderflower Champagne Punch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elderflower punch

Serves 8 to 10

1 cup lemon juice (from 8 lemons)

1/2 cup superfine sugar

2 bottles (750 ml each) chilled Champagne or other sparkling wine

1 cup chilled cranberry juice cocktail

1 cup elderflower liqueur, such as St-Germain

In a punch bowl, stir together lemon juice and sugar until sugar is dissolved. Add wine, cranberry juice cocktail, and elderflower liqueur; stir gently to combine. To serve, top with lemon slices.

Green Apple Spritzer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green Apple Spritzer

1 cup Simple Syrup

1/2 Granny Smith apple

2-1/4 cups dry Champagne

5 tablespoons lime juice

Mix the simple syrup, Champagne and lime juice together. Add ice and Granny Apple slices and serve!

Pink Lemonade with Vodka

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pink Lemonade with Vodka

Serves 4

6 oz Vodka

4 cups of Lemonade

1/4 cup cranberry juice

Lemon peels for garnish

Mix all ingredients together. Serve over ice with the lemon peel or lemon wedge garnish.

Ruby Red

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ruby Red Tequila Cocktail

Makes 4

8 ounces tequila (preferably reposado)

3 cups ruby red grapefruit juice

4 teaspoons fresh lime juice

In a pitcher, combine tequila, grapefruit juice, and fresh lime juice. To serve, divide among four glasses filled with ice.

Ginger Lime Soda

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ginger Lime Soda

Serves 8

8 cups ginger beer

2 cups either vodka, gin, whiskey or bourbon

2 cups fresh lime juice

8 thin lime slices

In a large punch bowl or pitcher, combine ginger beer, vodka, and lime juice, and stir to combine. To serve, fill eight glasses with ice and garnish with lime slices.

Whiskey Ginger

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whiskey Ginger

Makes 1

2 ounces Irish whiskey

1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

3 ounces ginger ale

Lime wedge

Fill a glass with ice. Add whiskey, lime juice, and ginger ale. Stir and garnish with lime wedge.

 

Red Sangria

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red Sangria

3 bottles Spanish Garnacha – (or other non-tannic Spanish red wine)

1 cup Brandy

1 cup Triple Sec, Cointreau or Grand Marnier

1 cup sugar

1/2 gallon Orange juice

chunks of fruit such as peaches or plums –

Mix all the ingredients together and let sit for a few hours.