Friday, August 5, 2011

It's Friday! Saturday Morning Cures!

You can't get rid of alcohol with more alcohol right?  well... these cocktails will help to get rid of that pounding headache....
many of the recipes contain eggs which helps to provide a much needed dose of protein and the extra energy needed the day after.


2 oz gin
1 oz sweet vermouth
1 oz sweet vermouth
1 oz dry vermouth
3 strawberries
 crushed ice
Mix the gin, sweet vermouth, dry vermouth and strawberries in a small blender with a little crushed ice until smooth. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.


2 oz dry sherry
1 teaspoon sugar syrup
i egg
dash of Tabasco sauce

Shake the dry sherry, sugar syrup, egg and dash of Tabasco sauce vigorously over ice cubes until well frosted. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Perfect Love

1 measure vodka
1/2 measure Parfait Armour
1/2 measure maraschino liqueur
crushed ice

Shake the vodka, Pparfait Armour and cherry liqueur together over ice cubes until frosted. Put some crushed ice into a chilled cocktail glass and stain the cocktail glasses.

Widow's Wish

2 Oz Benedictine
1 egg
light cream

Shake the Benedictine and the egg vigorously over ice cubes until well frosted. Strain into a chilled lowball glass and fill with light cream.

Mint Sunrise

Cracked ice
11/2 oz measures Scotch whisky
1/2 oz brandy
1/2 oz white curacao
fresh mint sprig

Pour the scotch, brandy and white curacao over the ice in a chilled highball glass or lowball glass and stir gently. Decorate with the sprig of fresh mint.

Suffering Fool

1 tablespoon Angostura bitters
crushed ice
2 measures gin
2 measures brandy
1/2 oz lime juice
1 teaspoon sugar syrup
ginger beer or ginger ale
cucumber slice
lime slice
fresh mint sprig.

Pour the bitters into a chilled highball glass and swirl around. Discard the excess and half fill the glass with cracked ice. Pour the gin, brandy , lime juice and sugar syrup over the ice and stir well. Fill with ginger beer or ginger ale and stir gently. Dress with cucumber, lime and mint.

Hot and Dirty Martini

3 measures chilled vodka
1/2 oz dry vermouth
1 teaspoon olive brine
stuffed olive

shake the chilled vodka , dry vermouth and olive brine over ice cubes until well frosted. Strain into a chilled martini or cocktail glass and garnish with a stuffed olive.

Ginger Beer

1 cup beer
2 measures ginger brandy

Pour the beer into a chilled beer glass or tankard then add the ginger beer.

Please remember to drink responsibly!

Have a great weekend!

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