Thursday, January 23, 2014

Get Ready for the Grammys with a Nice Cocktail

I absolutely love watching the Grammy Awards.
It is so fun to just sit back and enjoy the performances and have a drink.
There are so many choices of drinks out there I thought I would wrangle up a few good ones for ya.
Bulleit Whiskey is promoting this post. So maybe you should go pay them a visit to their website and see what they have to offer.
Of course, all alcohol needs to be consumed responsibly.
The Anytimer
  • 1.3 oz. Bulleit Rye
  • 1 oz. Orange juice
  • 1 oz. Lemon juice
  • ½ oz. Simple Syrup
  • ½ oz. amaretto
Preparation: Shake ingredients and strain into an ice filled tumbler.
Garnish: orange & cherry.
Why it’s so good: A fresh and fruity cocktail is just what a Grammy viewing party needs. Get together with your friends and enjoy this easy-to-make drink while you watch the biggest stars and musicians rock the stage.
Maple Cider
·         1 1/2 oz. Crown Royal Maple Whisky
·         2 oz. Cider
·         top with Hot Water
Preparation: Dry shake all ingredients, except hot water & pour into a coffee mug
Garnish: a half pat of butter
Why it’s so good:  This whisky-infused hot maple cider is a perfect way to warm up from the cold January weather while you curl up on your couch and watch the Grammys.
And My favorite!!!!
Captain Morgan Black Vanilla CokeSM.pngCaptain Morgan Black Vanilla Cola
·         1 oz. Captain Morgan Black Spiced Rum
·         1/2 oz. Smirnoff Vanilla Flavored Vodka
·         1 ½ oz. Sour Mix
·         4 oz. cola
·         1 Lemon Wedge
Combine Captain Morgan Black Spiced Rum, Smirnoff Vanilla and Sour Mix in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a Collins glass over fresh ice and top with cola.
Garnish: Lemon Wedge
Why it’s so good:  A cocktail for everyone, this drink is great to enjoy whether you are tuning in to the Grammys to cheer on your favorite musicians or just to see the best and worst dressed celebs of the night. 
Don't forget about the super bowl coming up soon, too. The best part about it is the commercials and the food of course. I will be posting a couple yummy recipes for super bowl snacks as well. So sit back make your self a cocktail and enjoy the entertainment we pay these folks for. 

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