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Sip-tastic Drink Recipes

For your next cocktail party, impress your guests with one of these awesome cocktails!

The Dark and Not-so-stormy

Cocktail Ingredients
1 oz. spiced rum (we love Gosling's Black Seal Rum)
4 oz. ginger ale

Directions
Put ingredients into a pitcher and stir until well-mixed.

Love Cocktail

Cocktail Ingredients
2 oz. sloe gin
2 dashes raspberry syrup
2 dashes lemon juice
1 egg white

Directions
Shake ingredients vigorously with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Pina Colada

Cocktail Ingredients
3 oz. pineapple juice or crushed pineapple (canned)
2 1/2 oz. light rum
2 oz. coconut cream
3/4 cups crushed ice
2 pieces fresh pineapple for garnish

Directions
Put all ingredients except fresh pineapple in a blender and mix at medium-high speed for 15 seconds. Pour into a chilled Collins glass or stemmed goblet. Garnish with fresh pineapple.

Hopscotch

Cocktail Ingredients
1 1/2 oz. scotch whiskey
1 oz. sweet vermouth
1/2 tsp. sugar syrup
1-2 dashes orange bitters
Maraschino cherry (optional)

Directions
Shake first four ingredients with cracked ice and strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with cherry, if desired.

Shamrock Cocktail

Cocktail Ingredients
1 oz. Irish whiskey
1 oz. dry vermouth
3 dashes green creme de menthe
Stuffed green olive

Directions
Stir liquid ingredients with ice and strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with olive.

Shalom

Cocktail Ingredients
1 1/2 oz. 100-proof vodka
1 oz. Madeira
1 Tbl. orange juice
One orange slice

Directions
Shake all ingredients (except orange slice) with ice and strain into a cocktail glass over ice cubes. Add orange slice and serve.

Orient Express

Cocktail Ingredients
1 oz. gin
1 oz. bourbon
1 oz. brandy

Directions
Stir all ingredients with cracked ice in mixing glass and strain into chilled cocktail glass.

Jamaican Rumba

Cocktail Ingredients
2 oz. dark Jamaican rum
1 oz. cream
1 oz. Tia Maria
2 or 3 dashes orange bitters

Directions
Shake all ingredients with ice. Strain into a chilled wineglass.

Manhattan

Cocktail Ingredients
2 oz. rye whiskey
1 oz. sweet vermouth
1 dash Angostura bitters
Maraschino cherry

Directions
Stir liquid ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with cherry.

Chapel Hill

Cocktail Ingredients
1 1/2 oz. bourbon
1/2 oz. lemon juice
1/2 oz. triple sec
Twist of lemon peel

Directions
Shake liquid ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass or old-fashioned glass over ice cubes. Garnish with lemon peel.

Baltimore Bracer

Cocktail Ingredients
1 oz. anisette
1 oz. brandy
1 egg white

Directions
Shake ingredients vigorously with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Americano

Cocktail Ingredients
2 oz. sweet vermouth
2 oz. Campari
Chilled club soda
Twist of lemon or orange peel

Directions
Pour vermouth and Campari over ice cubes in a highball. Fill with soda and garnish.


-- The Nest Editors

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