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Impact Cocktails

Kick back in your garden, chill out in the sunshine (hopefully), and fire-up that BBQ. With a burnt burger in one hand, all you need is a cocktail in the other. Here are a few favourite recipes to get you through the BBQ season:

Ocean Breeze:

Ingredients:

1 measure white rum
1 measure amaretto
½ measure blue Curaçao
½ measure pineapple juice
crushed ice
soda water

Method:
1. Shake everything but the soda water together over ice
2. Pour into a glass and top up with the soda water (don’t dilute too much)

Sex on the Beach:

Ingredients:

1 measure peach schnapps
1 measure vodka
2 measures orange juice
3 measures cranberry and peach juice
ice cubes and crushed ice
dash of lemon juice
(orange peel for decoration)

Method:
1. Shake the alcohol and the juices over ice until frosted.
2. Strain into a glass filled with crushed ice and squeeze over the lemon juice.
3. (Dress with the orange peel to impress).

Seabreeze:

Ingredients:

1 ½ measure vodka (yes, Basics vodka is fine)
½ measure cranberry juice
ice
pink grapefruit juice

Method:
1. Shake the cranberry juice and vodka over ice until frosted.
2. Pour into a tall glass and top up with the pink grapefruit juice to taste.

Moscow Mule:

Ingredients:

2 measures vodka
1 measure lime juice
cracked ice cubes
ginger beer
(slice of lime for decoration)

Method:
1. Shake the vodka and lime juice vigorously over ice until frosted.
2. Half-fill a chilled glass with cracked ice cubes and strain the cocktail over them.
3. Top up with ginger beer.
4. (Decorate with the slice of lime, if using).

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  • Universal health care
    9 July 2009 at 06:18
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    Great recipes and good cocktails. I love cocktails. They are in my favourites list. Would surely try it.

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