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Two cocktails and a bowl of blueberries

Blueberry Thyme Mojito

Blueberry Thyme Mojito

Mix It Yourself:

Ingredients:

2oz. Rum

1oz. Lime Juice

.75oz. Simple Syrup

 4 Blueberries

1 sprig of Thyme

Preparation:

Combine rum, thyme, and blueberries in a shaker and muddle, then add simple syrup and lime, shake and strain into Collins glass and top with club soda. Garnish with fresh blueberries and a sprig of thyme.

Magnificence, Muddled

 

12 Mile Limit

12 Mile Limit

Mix It Yourself:

1 oz Real McCoy 3-Year Rum
0.5 oz Knob Creek Rye
0.5 oz E & J Brandy
0.5 oz Lemon Juice
​0.5 oz Grenadine

Shake ingredients over ice. Double strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

12 Point Buck

12 Point Buck

12 Point Buck

Mix It Yourself:

2 Parts Jagermeister
1.5 Parts Pineapple Juice

Build in a rocks glass, pineapple,Jagermeister and top with ginger beer.  Gently swirl.  Garnish: Lime wedge

19th Hole

19th Hole

Mix It Yourself:

1.5 oz Western Son Lemon Vodka
0.5 oz Orange Liqueur
2 oz Unsweetened Tea
0.5 oz Simple Syrup
0.5 oz Fresh Lemon Juice

1. Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a rocks glass filled with ice.
​2. Garnish with lemon wedge.

3 AM Decision

3 AM Decision

3 AM Decision

Mix It Yourself:

1 oz Johnnie Walker Red Label Blended Scotch Whisky
0.25 Each Italian Aperitif Bitters
0.25 Each Triple Sec
1 Dash Aromatic Bitters

Stir, strain and serve over ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

311 Elm Street

311 Elm Street

311 Elm Street

Mix It Yourself:

1.5 oz Liquid Riot Rum Riot Rum
1 oz Fresh Raspberry Syrup
.75 oz lime juice
.75 oz dry curacao

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake thoroughly. Pour into a martini glass and garnish with edible flowers. 

Recipe and photo from Liquid Riot in Portland, ME, where you can find this tasty cocktail on the menu during raspberry season, made with local raspberries from Goss Berry Farm in Mechanic Falls (311 Elm St, the name of the cocktail, is also the address of the farm).

coffee old fashioned

40 Weight Old Fashioned

40 Weight Old Fashioned

Mix It Yourself:

2 oz. Fleur de Caña 12 Year Rum
.25 oz. Coffee Syrup
2 dashes Angostura Bitters
1 dash Bitterman’s Xocolatl Mole Bitters

 

Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and stir, then pour over into a rocks glass with fresh ice and garnish with an orange peel

6Pm Spritz

6Pm Spritz

6Pm Spritz

Mix It Yourself:

1 oz Vodka
1.5 oz 6PM Aperitivo Montanaro
Splash Dry Sparkling Wine
Grapefruit Cubes (see prep instructions)
Rosemary (for garnish)

1. Prep the Grapefruit Cubes ahead of time by freezing equal parts grapefruit juice and water in an ice cube tray
2. When frozen, fill a wine glass with grapefruit cubes, add vodka, Montanao and top with sparkling wine of choice
3. Garnish with fresh citrus wheels and a sprig of charred rosemary

802 and Tonic

802 and Tonic

802 and Tonic

Mix It Yourself:

Ingredients:
2 oz Smugglers' Notch Gin
Tonic Water

Instructions: Combine Smugglers' Notch Gin with Tonic water in a glass with ice...enjoy on a day like this...perfection...

9 to 5 cocktail

9 to 5

9 to 5

Mix It Yourself:

"Workin' 9 to 5
What a way to make a livin'
Barely gettin' by
It's all takin' and no givin'"

1 part Blackberry Brandy
1 part Jim Beam
1/2 part lemon juice
Ginger ale

Pour all ingredients into highball glass with crushed ice and fill with ginger ale. Garnish with fresh blackberries.

A Little or a 'Lada?

A Little or a 'Lada?

A Little or a 'Lada?

Mix It Yourself:

1 Part Colada Svedka
Splash Lime Juice
Splash Passion Fruit Syrup

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker, add ice and shake quickly. Strain into a shot glass.

A Nice Pear Cocktail

A Nice Pear

A Nice Pear

Mix It Yourself:

INGREDIENTS:

Tito’s vodka
Regan’s #6 Orange Bitters
Pear nectar
Limes
Cinnamon sticks

THE BUILD:

In a shaker full of ice, pour 2 oz Tito’s vodka, 1 oz pear nectar, 1 dash lime juice and 2 dashes of Regan’s orange bitters. Shake vigorously and strain in to a martini glass.  Shave cinnamon stick atop the drink for garnish, flavor and fragrance.

A Night in Bangkok cocktail

A Night in Bangkok

A Night in Bangkok

Mix It Yourself:

1.5 Parts Grey Goose Original
0.75 Part Lime Juice
0.75 Part Simple Syrup
0.75 Part Mezcal
2 Parts Kosher Salt
1 Part Crushed Black Pepper
1 Slice Cucumber
1 Sprig Cilantro

1. Combine Kosher salt and black pepper.
2. Rim Old Fashioned glass with sesame oil, dip in kosher salt/crushed black pepper mix.
3. Muddle cucumber and cilantro in a shaker tin, add ingredients and ice, shake and double strain over ice into old fashioned glass.
4. Garnish with cucumber-cilantro chip.

A Present, For Me?

A Present, For Me?

A Present, For Me?

Mix It Yourself:

1.5 Parts Svedka Vodka
1.5 Parts White Crème de Cacao
1 Part Peppermint Schnapps
1 Part Heavy Cream

1. Combine ingredients in cocktail shaker over ice, shake and strain into Martini glass.
2. Garnish with crushed peppermint stick on the rim or with a whole peppermint stick.

A Really Good Martini

A Really Good Martini

Mix It Yourself:


Ingredients:
2 oz. Russian Standard Gold Vodka
1 oz. Alessio Vermouth Bianco


Put your bottles of Russian Standard Gold and Alessio Vermouth Bianco in the freezer for 24 hours. In a chilled martini glass, pour 1oz vermouth and 2oz vodka.  Enjoy with no garnish.

by Spencer Albee, Spencer Explores the Universe

A to Z Kamikaze

A to Z Kamikaze

A to Z Kamikaze

Mix It Yourself:

1 Part DeKuyper® Pucker® Raspberry Schnapps
1 Part Pinnacle® Original Vodka
1 Part Lime Juice
1 Splash Cola

Build over ice, stir gently, and serve.

A Warm Welcome

A Warm Welcome

A Warm Welcome

Mix It Yourself:

1.5 Parts Basil Hayden's Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
1 Egg White
0.5 Part Lime Juice
0.5 Part Simple Syrup
0.25 Part Apple Syrup
Grated Nutmeg

Add egg white, lime juice, simple syrup, spiced apple syrup, and Basil Hayden’s Bourbon in a shaker. Give it a nice dry shake to mix all the ingredients together, then add ice and shake again so your cocktail is chilled when strained. The cocktail will have a nice froth on top. Grate fresh nutmeg, sprinkle on top for garnish and enjoy.

A Work of Tart

A Work of Tart

A Work of Tart

Mix It Yourself:

2 Parts Citron Svedka
0.5 Part Peach Schnapps
1 Part Cranberry Juice
0.5 Part Lime Juice
Lemon Twist

Combine all ingredients in a blender, adding 1/2 cup of crushed ice last. Blend until smooth and pour into a hurrican glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Absinthe Frappe

Absinthe Frappe

Absinthe Frappe

Mix It Yourself:

1 oz Absinthe
1/4 oz Anisette
1 Mint sprig

1. In a cocktail shaker add the absinthe and anisette.
2. Fill with ice and shake well until chilled.
3. Strain into a julep cup filled with crushed ice.
4. Top with additional ice and garnish with the mint sprig.

Absinthe Verte Cocktail

Absinthe Verte Cocktail

Absinthe Verte Cocktail

Mix It Yourself:

Ingredients:
1 oz Absinthe
1 sugar cube
3-5 oz ice cold water

With the Absinthe in a glass, place an Absinthe spoon on top the sugar cube on top of the spoon and slowly pour the water over til it suits your taste.

Absolut Bloody Mary

Absolut Bloody Mary

Mix It Yourself:

Ingredients:
1 oz Horseradish
1.5 oz Absolut Vodka
4 oz Tomato Juice
4 Dashes Hot Sauce
1 TBSP Worcestershire Sauce
1 TBSP Lemon Juice
1 Wedge Lemon
1 Stick Celery

Directions:
Build ingredients over ice and stir.

Absolut Dry Martini

Absolut Dry Martini

Absolut Dry Martini

Mix It Yourself:

Ingredients:
2 oz Absolut Vodka
½ oz Dry Vermouth
1 Twist Lemon (garnish)

Directions:
Fill a martini glass with ice cubes. Add vodka and vermouth to a cocktail shaker and shake over ice. Toss the ice from the martini glass and strain into the glass. Garnish with lemon twist.

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