Dig Baton Rouge

Cinco de Drinko

By William McCray Sutherlin
Entertainment Editor

1) Mexi-tini

–      1 oz. Orange Flavored Vodka

–      1 oz. tequila

–      ½ oz. orange juice

–      Orange slice for garnish

1)         Pour ingredients into cocktail shaker, and add crushed ice.

2)         Let stand for five seconds.

3)         Shake for 5 seconds

4)         Strain into a martini glass (or whatever is handy) and garnish with an orange slice.

 

2)  Old Lay Recipe

–      1 ¼ oz. of any gold tequila

–      ¾ oz. triple sec orange liqueur

–      Splash of lime juice

–      Splash of grenadine

Preparation:

–      Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice

–      Shake well

–      Strain into a chilled cocktail glass

–      Top with grenadine

 

3) Salty Chihuahua

–      1 wedge lime

–      Coarse salt

–      Ice

–      1.5 fluid oz. of tequila

–      5 fluid oz. of lemonade

Preparation:

–      Wet the rim of a glass with lime juice

–      Dip glass in salt

–      Fill glass with ice

–      Pour in tequila and lemonade

–      Squeeze and drop in the lime wedge

–      Stir

 

4) Raspberry Margarita

–      5 oz. sweet-and-sour cocktail mix

–      2 oz. premium tequila

–      1 oz. Cointreau

–      1 oz. raspberry liqueur

–      2 cups of ice cubes

–      Margarita salt

–      1 lime, cut into 4 wedges

Preparation:

–      Pour the sweet-and-sour mix, tequila, Cointreau, and raspberry liqueur into a shaker filled with ice

–      Shake until the shaker is frost on the outside

–      Rub rim of margarita glass with a lime wedge, then dip in salt

–      Add a few ice cubes

–      Strain the liquid from the shaker carefully into the glass.

–      Add lime wedge as garnish

 

5) Blue Motorcycle (DIG Favorite!)

–      2 cups of ice

–      1.5 oz. of vodka

–      1.5 oz. of tequila

–      1.5 oz. of rum

–      1.5 oz. gin

–      1.5 oz. Blue Curacao (or blue Powerade for those on a tight budget)

–      1 dash of sour mix

–      2 oz. Sprite or 7-up

–      1 slice of fresh lemon

Preparation

–      Fill shaker with ice

–      Add vodka, tequila, rum, gin, Blue Curacao, sour mix and Sprite

–      Shake until frothy

–      Pour contents of the shaker, including ice into a glass

–      Garnish with a slice of lemon

 

Sources:

www.about.com

www.allrecipes.com

 

 

 

 

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