The Mixer: Drinks of the Day – A Toast to Elvis

8 01 2010

In honor of Elvis’s would-be 75th  birthday today, here are three cocktail recipes from Three-O Vodka that will get you “all shook up.”

For a more complete celebration, try pairing your cocktails with some of Presley’s favorite foods, including fried peanut butter & banana sandwiches, sweet potatoes, cheeseburgers and burnt bacon.  To learn how to make The King’s favorite sandwich, click here to see the recipe from Paula Deen.

Jailhouse on the Rocks

Drink Recipe Ingredients:
2 oz. Three-O Mango Vodka
4 oz. Iced Tea

Drink Recipe Preparation:
Mix in a glass filled with ice and garnish with lemon wedge

Blue Suede Shooters

Drink Recipe Ingredients:
1 ½ oz. Three-O Cherry Vodka
¼ oz. black raspberry liqueur
¼ Blue Curacao

Drink Recipe Preparation:
Shake with ice and strain into a shot glass

All Shook Up

Drink Recipe Ingredients:
3 oz. Three-O Grape Vodka
½ oz. Blue Curacao
½ oz. grenadine
Splash club soda

Drink Recipe Preparation:
Shake first 3 ingredients with ice and strain into a martini glass. Splash club soda and garnish with an orange wedge.

Drink recipes and images provided by Three-O Vodka.

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The Mixer – Drink of the Day: The Ultimate Ketel One Pomegranate Martini

22 12 2009

Continuing with our holiday drink series, this new drink featuring Ketel One Citroen Vodka brings a festive twist to the martini.

The Ultimate Ketel One Pomegranate Martini

The Ultimate Ketel One Pomegranate Martini recipe is as follows:

Drink Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. Ketel One Citroen Vodka (25 oz. per bottle)
  • .75 oz. pomegranate liqueur
  • .5 oz. fresh lemon sour
  • .25 oz. pomegranate juice
  • 1 piece(s) orange twist

Drink Recipe Preparation:

  • Shake with ice in a cocktail shaker.
  • Serve straight up in a martini glass.
  • Garnish with an orange twist.

Fresh Lemon Sour:

  • 4 oz. fresh lemon juice.
  • 2 oz. simple syrup.
  • .5 oz water.
  • Combine all ingredients and stir well.

For more recipies, log on to www.TheBar.com.

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The Mixer – Drink of the Day: The Ultimate Ketel One White Chocolate Martini

21 12 2009

Christmas is only four days away, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get into the holiday spirit today with this yummy drink recipe from Ketel One Vodka.  Not only will it feed your sweet tooth, it will give you one heck of a buzz.

The Ultimate Ketel One White Chocolate Martini

The Ultimate Ketel One White Chocolate Martini recipe is as follows:

Drink Recipe Ingredients:

  • .75 oz. Ketel One Vodka (25 oz. per bottle)
  • .75 oz. white crème de cacao
  • .75 oz. Godiva White Chocolate Liqueur (25 oz. per bottle)
  • 1 tablespoon(s) chocolate syrup
  • 1 tablespoon(s) cocoa powder

Drink Recipe Preparation:

  • Pour chocolate syrup into bottom of glass.
  • Shake other ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker.
  • Serve straight up in a cocoa-rimmed martini glass.

For more recipies, log on to www.TheBar.com.

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The Mixer: Drink of the Week

25 06 2009

Summer is in full swing and nothing brings solace to a long day faster than a cold beverage.  I’m talking alcohol of course.

Before you throw the burgers on the grill, try this drink courtesy of the team at Bakon Vodka

Irish Boar with Bakon Vodka

Irish Boar with Bakon Vodka

Irish Boar with Bakon Vodka

  • 2 parts Bakon Vodka
  • 1 part coffee liqueur
  • 1 part Irish cream
  • 1/2 part hazelnut liqueur
  • 1 part half-and-half

Shake with ice, strain into salt- and sugar-rimmed martini or rocks glass. Recipe contributed by Adam at the Twilight Exit Seattle, WA.

If beer is more your taste, that’s cool too.  But before you head to your July 4th BBQ, order one of these new portable beer pong tables from Pong A Long.  Coming it at just under $100, these regulation beer pong tables are completely collapsable, so you can play anytime, anyplace.  Afterall, what guy needs an excuse for recreational [drinking] sports?

Pong A Long's Regulation Beer Pong Table
Pong A Long’s Regulation Beer Pong Table
 

 Image Sources: www.bakonvodka.com; www.pongalong.com