Bartenders are taught to make this cocktail with one simple rule – mix equal parts of all the white liquors in their well. This trick helps them when the bar is jumping and it is a good tip for you because the recipe calls to use all the basic liquors in your bar. While you end up mixing several ingredients it’s really a simple to make and always enjoyable. Just be careful to not over-pour the liquor, the recipe calls for quite a bit and this drink can pack a punch.
This is an easy drink to make and many home bars will have these ingredients on hand. If your home bar doesn’t have all of these ingredients, and it should, making a Rum Punch solves two things for you: 1) It helps stock your bar with necessary ingredients; and 2) It is a delicious drink to make and enjoy!
This drink is a classic and one that is often made incorrectly. It calls for a unique ingredient –Orgeat, an almond syrup, something many bars, restaurant bars and home bars do not carry. So they improvise or worse, they mix a lot of rum and juice together and call it a Mai Tai. Don’t be fooled and don’t fool your guests. Take the time to get this drink right, it is a delicious nod to Tiki culture.
A bloody Mary made with whiskey – what?? Oh, but this is delicious, especially when made with Denver’s own handcrafted Blank & Booth Hot Mess, a Hatch Green Chili infused whiskey. This recipe starts out by bringing some pepper spice and heat, two of the essential Bloody Mary components and pairs well with Salty Iguana’s Green Bloody Mary Mix.
A delicious and refreshing summertime cocktail can be made entirely with seasonal fresh fruit and your favorite vodka or gin. This recipe calls for using Hendricks gin because it is distilled with cucumber – as well as rose – so the fruits in the recipe pair very well with the gin.
Sweet Tea is a great summer drink in the afternoon – think of sitting on your porch, glass in one hand, a fan in the other, sipping and fanning to keep yourself cool. Now think of chillin on the porch, in the backyard, in the park enjoying a Sweet Tea Boozicle, with a peach twist. Now that’s summer living!