If you want to try all the drinks we mention
in “Going ‘Round the World,”
here are the recipes.
Trying to drink them all in one evening may
be hazardous to your health.
A - Absolut -- a brand of vodka
B - Beer -- generic name
for a malt beverage. Have a microbrew or an import, please.
C - Cognac-- Many people enjoy
Hennessy, the oldest brand.
D - Dewar’s -- a brand of scotch.
With ice or soda only, please
E - Electric Iced Tea -- 1/2 oz.
Vodka, 1/2 to 1 oz. triple sec, 1/2 oz. light rum, 1/2 oz. Gin, 1/2 oz.
1 oz. sour mix, splash of OJ or grenadine. Shake, strain into
soda glass. Add 7-Up and Blue Curacao
for color, serve with a straw and lemon wedge.
F - Frangelico – a yummy nutty
G - Galliano – another liqueur
H - Highball -- Booze with a mixer.
Bourbon and coke is a good example, or gin and tonic.
I - Irish Coffee -- 1 oz.
Irish whiskey, 1 tsp. Sugar, hot coffee, 1 oz. Cream. Warm
a glass in hot
water. Pour out the water and add sugar, whiskey, and cream. Be sure
to add the cream last so that
it floats on top.
J - Jameson’s -- a fine
K - Kaluha -- a coffee liquer.
Try it in a white Russian or a black Russian.
L - Lime Rickey -- 1-1/2
oz. light rum, ¾ oz. coconut syrup, ½ oz. fresh squeezed
lime juice, 1 oz. light
cream, lime wedge. Pour all ingredients (except the lime wedge) into
a cocktail shaker filled with ice
cubes. Shake vigorously until blended. Chill. Strain mixture into a cocktail
glass. Squeeze lime wedge
into the drink and toss it in. Serves 1.
M - Margarita -- 3 parts tequila, 3
parts lime juice and 1 part orange liqueur. Put everything in a strong
blender with an equal amount of ice and liquefy. If your blender
can't crush ice, add some water and put
the mixture in the freezer, stirring occasionally until slushy. Or,
just serve on the rocks.
N - NyQuil -- 3 oz. triple
sec, 1.5 oz. Sambuca, 1.5 oz. grenadine. Stir in a lowball glass, then
O - Old Fashioned -- 1 teaspoon
sugar, splash of club soda or water, 3-5 drops bitters. Swirl.
Add 2.5 oz.
bourbon, fill with club soda or water, serve in old-fashioned glass with
a lemon twist.
P - Planter's Punch --1.5
oz. light rum, 1 oz. orange juice, 1 oz. grapefruit juice, 1 oz. sour mix,
grenadine. Shake, strain into exotic glass. Float some dark
rum on top; serve with a cherry and an
Q - Quaalude -- equal parts of:
Baileys, Grand Marnier, vodka. Stir over ice, serve as a shot
or on the
R - Rum and Coke -- just
as it sounds. Add a slice of lime to make it a Cuba Libre.
S - Singapore Sling
-- ¾ oz. Gin, ¾ oz. cherry brandy, 3 oz. sour mix.
Shake, strain into a collins glass.
Add 1 oz. club soda and serve with a cherry and an orange slice.
T - Tom Collins -- 1.5 oz.
gin, 3 oz. sour mix. shake, strain into tall glass. Add 1 oz.
club soda, serve with a
cherry and an orange slice.
U - Undertaker -- 3 parts
Sambuca (black), 1 part Bailey's. Pour into a glass in that order.
V - Vodka with anything
-- take a glass of something you think tastes good. Add vodka.
W - (1) Whiskey -- try it on the
W - (2) White Russian -- 2 oz.
Vodka, 2 oz. Kahlua, 2 oz. light cream. Shake, strain into highball
W - (3) Wine in a Can -- not generally
X - XYZ Cocktail -- 1 tablespoon
lemon juice, 0.5 oz. triple sec, 1 oz. rum.
Y - Yuengling -- a very
nice beer from Pennsylvania, pronounced ‘ying-ling’.
Z - Zombie -- 1 oz.
light rum, 2 oz. dark rum, 1 oz. pineapple juice, 1 oz. sour mix, dash
of Rose's Lime
Juice. Shake, strain into exotic glass. Float some 151 rum
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