How did you celebrated 5 de Mayo? We were lucky to have a huge block party around the neighborhood. But before hitting the party scene, the hubby and I hosted a pre-game at our place. We wanted to make something special, but also easy to make. After evaluating lots of options, we decided to go with the Frozen Guava Margarita… Simple, festive and quite delish.
Rub a lime wedge around the edges of margarita glasses and dip immediately in coarse sugar. Place in freezer for 10 minutes. In a blender, combine the ice, lime juice, tequila, triple sec, simple syrup, and guava juice. Blend until combined and the ice cubes are crushed. Pour into the chilled glasses, garnish each with a lime slice, and serve immediately. Serves 4. (source)
This champagne cocktail becomes Irish with a splash of whiskey. Add some fresh pear juice and lemon, for the perfectly palatable and not too rough around the edges drink. If your hosting a St. Patricks get together with friend or just a pre-game at your place this will be perfect cocktail. Simple, festive, and just Irish enough. Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Click here for recipe.
MINT LEMON DROP
An occasional happy hour can evolved into a big night out! Take notes of this drink ‘cause is super simple and perfect for those occasions. Happy Friday!
Yields: 1 serving
In a shaker filled with ice, add the vodka, lemon juice, sugar and mint. Shake vigorously for about 1-2 minutes until very cold and combined. Strain into a martini glass. Top off with a lemon wheel, twist or fresh mint. You can also sugar the rim, if desired. (source) via gastrogirl
I went crazy when I found this recipe! You should know by now that I’m a huge fan of a good and creative cocktail. I’ve seen a lot of alcohol Lollipops lately, but never one made with wine. So here it is! If you decide to get fun and creative this weekend, I recommend giving this one a try. Specially with Valentines coming up;-) Salud via gastrogirl red wine lollipop.
Chili Passion Martini
Celebrating 3 years in Miami this weekend and planning to start the celebration with this amazing Chili Passion Martini from The Setai. Recommended by the lovely 365daysofchic. Cheers!
Cocktail recipe of the weekend: Blueberry Mojito! Cheers ♥
In a large pitcher, add the blueberries and muddle until they release their juices. Pour in the ready-to-serve Mojito mix and sparkling water and stir. Pour into glasses filled with ice and garnish with a mint sprig and serve. (source)
Because it’s FRIDAY & because I just couldn’t resist sharing this cocktail recipe with you guys, here’s the Lollipop Greyhound. Cheers!! from The Swede Records.
Direction: Pour Vodka and grapefruit juice into a sugar rimmed glass with ice & use lollipops as stirrer.
Have a spooky happy hour!! After a hard week of work we definitely deserve some drinks. Haven in South Beach, is the perfect place to go for chic and exciting cocktails. Expect a scary smoking cold drink produced with liquid nitrogen called the Pop Drop (Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Cucumber & Basil/Alcoholic Popsicle). Cheers!
When life gives you lemons, make Lemon Martinis!!! Happy FRIDAY lovelies;-)
-1 ounce Cognac
-3/4 ounce Cointreau
-3/4 ounces lemon juice
-1/4 cup sugar for decoration
1. Pour about 1/4 cup of sugar onto a plate large enough to fit the rim of the glass. Set aside.
2. Fill shaker with ice and combine Cointreau, brandy, and lemon juice. Shake vigorously.
3. Wet the rim of the martini glass with a lemon wedge, then coat rim using sugared plate. From the shaker, strain the mixture into the glass and serve! (source- 1950s Cocktail: Sidecar | theglitterguide.com)
Make a summer splash at one of the most amazing places for HAPPY HOUR in South Beach, The Standard at the Lido Hotel. They have really good happy hour specials not to mention that the sunsets are to die for!