Colorful Cocktails

Colorful Cocktails

A colorful menu of cocktails from the "Adventures in Amateur Mixology" blog, Sloshed, and flickr.

Bada Bing

2 basil leaves, chiffonaded
3 pitted Bing cherries
1 oz Plymouth gin
½ oz simple syrup
½ oz maraschino liqueur
½ lime juice
3-4 oz champagne

See Instructions

Sleeping Giant

1½ oz fresh orange juice
1½ oz unsweetened pineapple juice
1½ oz light rum
½ oz sweet & sour
¼ oz orgeat

See Instructions

Summertime Sunshine

.5oz campari
.5oz lillet
.5oz batavia arrack
.5oz cointreau
1oz rum
1oz fresh lime juice,
splash rhubarb bitters
muddled fresh basil (best to muddle right in the cocktail shaker)

Shake the above hard as you can with ice and pour over ice into a tall glass leaving about 20-25% extra space. Top up with ginger beer. Sip in the sun.

Blood Orange Margarita

1½ oz fresh blood orange juice
1 oz fresh lime juice
1 oz Cointreau
2 oz blanco tequila

See Instructions

Stewart's Cocktail

1 part absinthe
1 part rye
1 part strong ginger beer
1 dash angosutra bitters


1½ oz bourbon
1½ oz peppermint schnapps (Rumpleminze)

See Instructions

Green Tea Toddy

4 tea bags
24 oz boiling water*
1 lime, cut into ½-inch rounds
long zest of 1 small orange
1 3-inch piece of ginger, cut into 8 pieces
4 tsp sugar
8 oz white rum

See Instructions

Squashed Frog

Add a dash of Advacaat to a small measure of Midori, add a couple of drops of grenadine and layer with Baileys for a creamy finish. Pretty nice drink, this. Not very strong for a shooter, colourful and sweet.

Header image by nerdling.

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Totally going to use these! :D
Love it! :o)
*toast* slurp!
Squashed frog, huh?
Does kind of look like one, doesn't it? x)

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