Drink of the Day: Mac Daddy

Spring has forced our clocks one hour earlier and Monday is already here. Let’s start off the week on the good foot and let the Mac Daddy take care of you, your drink that is!

Mac Daddy drink

The sweet, tropical drink will put a hop into anyone’s step. The recipe is easy and contains:

  • 1oz. Malibu Rum
  • 1oz. Peach Schnapps
  • 10z. Tropico Liqueur
  • A splash of Grenadine
  • Sprite

Mix all the ingredients together over ice. Fill the rest of the glass with Sprite and a splash of Grenadine. If you’re feeling fancy, top it off with a slice of lime. That’s it. Simple and delicious.

Keep it classy Liquor Cabinets readers. Cheers!

Christine, SEO/Analytic

Drink of the Day: Fresh Mint Margarita

This drink is considered more of a summer drink, but with this weather that won’t make up it’s mind, I thought it wouldn’t be a crime to tell you all of this refreshing  and tart drink.

It’s good when you want something refreshing, and you might need something to quench your thirst. Just remember, it’s not water!

Ingredients:

  • 1/8 of a cup of chopped mint leaves
  • 1/8  of  a teaspoon rock salt
  • 1 cup of  crushed ice
  • 1/3 of a cup of your favorite (preferably good) tequila.
  • 1/4 of a cup of squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 of a cup of Curacao Liquor (such as Triple Sec)

Directions:

  • Take your chopped mint leaves and salt, crush them at the bottom of your glass with the blunt end of a spoon, etc.
  • Add your ice, tequila, lime juice,  Curacao liquor and stir.

P.S. If you’re enjoying this with friends, just multiply the ingredient amount by the amount of drinks you want to make 🙂

Cheers!

-Eduardo, Administrator/Designer

Source: Delish

Drink of the Day: Tropical Itch

Aloha fellow drinkers!  Spring is just around the corner, meaning its almost time to get your bikini on =)  I just

ordered one of Hawaii’s popular drinks on the shores of Honolulu…the Tropical Itch.  This fruity cocktail will definitely get you inching for more.  So grab some friends, head to the beach, and sip on a taste of Hawaii.

Ingredients

  • 1 oz vodka
  • 1 oz light rum
  • ½ oz orange curaçao or Grand Marnier
  • 3–4 oz passion fruit juice

Instructions

Combine in a shaker with a cup of ice. Pour, with ice into a double old fashion or collins glass. Top with additional passion fruit juice if needed.

Cheers!

-Hala, Social Media Marketing

Drink of the Day: Tropical Delights

Aloha!! Today I am feeling in a bit of a tropical mood. Here are some fabulous drink recipes for some of the top ten tropical drinks as shared by whattodrink.com. (See their full list of the top ten tropical drinks at… http://www.whattodrink.com/tropicaldrinks/)

First up we have the lovely Blue Hawaiian:

Ingredients:

-3/4 oz Light Rum
-3/4 oz Vodka
-1/2 oz Blue Curacao
-3 oz Pineapple Juice
-1 oz Sweet & Sour Mix

Directions:

Combine ingredients and mix well. If using ice, mix in a blender. Serve in a tall glass. Garnish with a pineapple slice.

Next its time to get loose with a Hurricane:

Ingredients:

• 2 oz light rum (try Meyers Silver)
• 2 oz dark rum (Try Meyers Dark or Appleton Estate)
• 2 oz passion fruit juice
• 1 oz orange juice
• 1 Tbsp simple syrup
• 1 Tbsp grenadine
• juice of one half lime
• orange slice and cherry for garnish

Directions:

Toss everything into a shaker with ice and mix well. Pour into chilled hurricane glass. Garnish with orange slice, cherry, and mini umbrella.

Finally, everyone loves a Mai Tai:

Ingredients:

-1/2 oz. Curacao, orange
-1 oz. Rum, dark
-1 oz. Rum, light
-1/3 oz. (fresh) Lime Juice
-1/2 oz. Orgeat Syrup
-1/6 oz  sugar syrup

Directions:

Shake everything except the dark rum in a shaker filled with ice. Strain into high ball glass over ice. Float with the dark rum and garnish with pineapple spear, lime peel, and straw.

So… next time you feel a little fruity, or the island breezes are calling your name, just whip up one of these lovely concoctions and relax the day away!

Cheers!

Angela Wagner, Editor

Sources: http://www.georgetowner.com/articles/2010/nov/03/blue-hawaii/

http://tikiloungetalk.com/2011/06/04/the-hurricane-your-tiki-bar-exotic-cocktail-for-the-weekend/

http://www.gulabjamun.info/tag/mai-tai-drink/

Drink of the Day: Erskine Margarita

So the other day I went to visit my sister and she said she wanted to make me a drink. When she told me that my mouth watered for like a rum and coke or some Patron, I had no idea it would be a margarita. Although, it was not the mans man drink that I was expecting I was pleasantly surprised at the taste and strength of the Margarita. Not only was it good I didn’t need very many to reach the near height of my drinking plateau!! The citrus flavor was a perfect compliment to the tequila. So orange you glad I recommend this drink:)

Ingredients:

4 parts Tequila (Yes 4 parts… LOL)

1 part Orange liqueur

1 part Triple sec

2 parts Lime juice

A splash of Sweet and sour

Directions: Fill a shaker half way with ice and add 2 ounces of tequila, ½ ounce of orange liqueur, ½ ounce triple sec, 1 ounce sweetened lime juice, ½ a lime and a splash of sweet and sour.

Shake a couple of times and strain into a margarita glass. Feel free to add either salt or sugar around the edge of the glass, and enjoy !!

Cheers!

– James Applewhite II, Blog Administrator/Designer

Drink of the Day: Absinthe Irish

So St. Patty’s day is right around the corner and approaching soon!  St. Patrick’s Day cocktails should probably start with Irish Whiskey, but the Absinthe Irish from Le Tourment Vert is to tasty to pass up. So why not? Go Absinthe this St. Patrick’s Day!

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ oz Tourment absinthe
  • ½ oz Cointreau
  • ½ oz Midori
  • 1/3 oz pineapple juice
  • 1/3 oz sweet and sour
  • 1/3 oz Red Bull

Instructions:  Shake well in a shaker filled with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a cherry.

Cheers,

Hala,Social Media Marketer

Source: Barkeep, http://www.drinkoftheweek.com/drink_recipes/absinthe-irish/

Drink of the Day: Booty Drop

Thursday is here and I’m ready to drink! The drink I have in mind is called Booty Drop and let me tell you, it’s strong and beyond yummy. The recipe is very simple and consists of:

-1/2 oz. Rum

-1/2 oz. Vodka

-1/2 oz. Pink Grapefruit Juice

Mix the ingredients all together and serve in a martini glass. Even though the Booty Drop is served traditionally in a martini glass, a red cup will suffice. 😉

Let the good times roll. Cheers!

Christine, SEO/Analytic