CharlieMac Sunday Drink Specials
Do you find yourself with some free time and extra liquor around the place? Well, why not brush up on those drinking mixing skills and make something new. The trick is finding out what best mixes other and what quantities. Here's a drink recipe that may assist you in your quest.
Tallulah Cocktail (original source)
2 oz Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey
1 oz Peanut Orgeat
2 oz Coca-Cola
Salted Peanuts for Garnish
Combine the whiskey and orgeat into a glass with ice and stir to mix. Then add the soda and garnish with the peanuts.
However, not every has Peanut Orgeat just sitting around their kitchen waiting to be used. In fact, some people may want something that doesn't even have liquor in it. In that case, here is a recipe you may find a bit more suitable.
Thai-Mango-Pineapple-Coconut Juice (original source)
1 teaspoon fresh ginger juice
1 teaspoon fresh galangal juice
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
4 oz fresh mango juice
6 oz fresh pineapple juice
2 tablespoons canned full-fat coconut milk
Mix all juices together in a glass with coconut milk. Stir well and serve.
What about a shot? Maybe you're in the mood for not a big drink but something smaller that takes less time to prepare? Well, half of the ingredients in this recipe are fairly easy to prepare...they other not so much, but the results are quite tasty.
Cowboy Shot (original source)
2 oz Whiskey
1 oz double cream
Combine ingredients together in a shaker with ice, and then shake well. Afterwards, strain into a glass and down the hatch.
Of course, you can't go wrong with juice. Juice is the universal mixing agent for lots of alcoholic drinks (and non alcoholic for that matter). Its only a matter of finding which juice you want to use and which tastes best. Just because its in the recipe doesn't mean that it has to be THAT one. Use these recipes as guides and not rules. Find a combination that works best for your.
Ventura Highway Cocktail (original source)
1 oz Vodka
1 oz Orange Juice
1 oz Sprite
1 oz Raspberry Liqueur
Combine ingredients into a shaker with ice. Shake well and then strain into a glass.
All, if not most of, these drink ingredients can be found at your local liquor store. Townsquare Media and KIXS 108 do not condone underage drinking and encourage you to drink responsibly. Have a safe and fun weekend!