In these last waning days of summer… this one gives you the feel of being in the islands on vacation. A delicious concoction of light rum, pineapple and orange juices with a touch of cream and coconut syrup! Mahalo! Haoli….
This is the perfect southern cocktail. The creation of this passion fruit drink is credited to New Orleans tavern owner Pat O’Brien. In the 1940s, he needed to create a new drink to help him get rid of all of the less popular rum that local distributors forced him to buy before he could get a few cases of more popular liquors such as scotch and whiskey. He poured is creation into hurricane-lamp-shaped glasses and sold it to local sailors. The drink caught on, and it has been a mainstay in the French Quarter ever since. I’m taking a little creative license and topping mine with dark rum. This is NOT the traditional recipe, but it’s my video.
A southern ‘classic’! This drink is BIG down there! and Strong! It’s OK if you don’t float the dark rum. Lot’s of people make em that way. Made with a good passion fruit syrup, that’s the key to this drink. Cheers!
This is savory and briny concoction because the baby pearl white bar onions are marinated in pickle brine. You either love it or you don’t! This one in not for the novice drinker. Approach with caution! Cheers! Gin, Dry Vermouth & Pearl Onions…
The Dirty Martini is a modern variation of the original classic martini. In this version the mixer puts in a strong dash of olive brine in with the original martini recipe, add olives. The brine is the juice that the bar olives come in. Easiest when stored in a squirt bottle, the result is the same… a delicious, salty and savory flavor like no other. Gin, (or vodka) with vermouth & olive brine, shaken and served in a martini glass. I prefer my dirty martinis with blue cheese olives. Cheers!
The Colorado Bulldog is a sleeper drink that isn’t very popular, but is quite delicious. Similar to a White Russian or a Mudslide… this one gets a splash of cola to make it like the root beer float of your youth. Cheers!
• 1 ½ ounce Premium Vodka
• 1 ½ ounce Crème de Cocoa (White or Dark)
• Any additions may be made here, within reason of course.
• Shake and Strain into a Chilled Cocktail Glass
• With a Chocolate Swirl Garnish
• And A Cherry
The Chocolate Martini became all the rage in the late 1990s. every bartender makes their own concoction, in many, many different ways… I usually ask my guest… “Do you want a dark? white? or clear chocolate martini? The clear one looks… well… ‘clear’… but has a very strong chocolate flavor. Cool! Other additions include, Baily’s Irish Cream, Starbucks Liqueur, Godiva Liqueur,
Kahlua and Tia Maria. Don’t forget the chocolate swirl garnish. Cheers!