1. SEX ON THE BEACH
• 3 oz. cranberry juice
• 3 oz. orange juice or pineapple juice
• 1 oz. peach schnapps
• 1 oz. vodka
Add several ice cubes to a highball glass, pour in all ingredients, and stir briskly.
Strain the ingredients into a shot glass to create the popular Sex On The Beach shooter.
• 1/2 oz. Irish cream
• 1/2 oz. peppermint schnapps
Pour into a shot glass. Sweetness Alert!
A couple of variations on this shot: Orgasm #2 and Multiple Orgasm
3. CANDY CANE MARTINI
• 1 1/2 oz. vodka
• 1 tsp. peppermint schnapps
• 1 oz. Schweppes ® Club Soda
Mix all ingredients with ice in a shaker. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Option: Garnish with a small candy cane or create a candy cane "rimmer" with crushed candy canes.
4. MANHATTAN, The Original
• 1/4-1/2 oz. sweet vermouth
• 1 1/2 oz. blended whiskey
Dash Angostura bitters
• Maraschino cherry [optional]
Mix all ingredients with plenty of ice in a mixing glass or pitcher and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Amount of vermouth should be adjusted to individual taste.
To create the " Perfect Manhattan" add 1/4-1/2 oz of dry vermouth. Search under "Manhattan" to find 20 other variations on this true classic that is presently enjoying a revival.
• 2 oz. Midori
• 1/2 oz. lemon juice (fresh)
• 1 tsp. sugar syrup
Mix all ingredients with ice in a shaker. Strain into a chilled martini glass.
Option: Garnish this green drink with a red cherry.