Monday, August 19, 2013

AFTERNOON COCKTAILS

Tyler decided he wanted to share some of his refreshing summer cocktails to get you through some of these hot days in August. I, on the other hand, will stick to my lemonade until after the birth of our son of course! 


Watermelon and Mint Margarita
1oz. - 100% Agave Tequila
2oz. Watermelon Juice (strained)
6 Mint Leaves
1/4oz. Agave Nectar
1 oz. Lime Juice
Muddle the mint and agave nectar. Add ice, lime juice, watermelon juice and tequila. Shake vigorously for one minute.  Serve in a rocks glass with a mint leaf garnish.


Not-So-Salty Dog
1 1/4oz. Vodka
1/2oz. Sweetened Lime Juice
2oz. Grapefruit Juice
1/2oz. Orange Juice
1/4oz. Agave Nectar
    Shake all ingredients with ice, then strain the chilled liquid into a sugar-rimmed martini glass


Blackberry-Basil Gin Fizz
2 Basil Leaves
3 Blackberries
1/2oz. Lemon Juice
1/2oz. Honey
2oz. Gin
3oz. Tonic Water
Muddle the basil, blackberries and honey. Add ice, lemon juice and gin. Shake vigorously and pour over ice into a mason jar. Top with tonic water and garnish with a lemon slice and a few blackberries.

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