Thursday, July 15, 2010

Share a Straw - From the Bartender's Bag o' Tricks


It's Thirsty Thursday!

Head on over to the Think Tank, check out the goods, and link up!
Share a straw (of the adult variety or not)!

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As many of you already know, I am a bartender.  While not glamorous, when I was laid off in April of 2008, I happened to be able to pick up hours at a bar and grill I have worked at on and off since I was a teenager.  It was a perfect temporary solution to my immediate lack of income.
Temporary.

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I wasn't quite sure which of my favorites I should share with y'all today, so I've decided to contribute a few!  Get your "copy and paste" ready!


~Sex on the Plantation~
For this cocktail you will need:
Peach Sweet Tea Vodka
 *Jeremiah Weed and Firefly both make good ones.
Cranberry Juice
Orange Juice

This drink is easy peasy, all you do fill a glass (size of your choice ) with ice.  For a 12 ounce glass, I use 1.5 ounces of vodka, fill with cranberry juice, and top off with a splash of orange juice.  Mix and enjoy!!

~Watermelon Martini~
Ingredients:
Watermelon Schnapps
Vodka
Orange Juice

Fill a shaker with ice.  Add 2 ounces of Watermelon Schnapps, 1 ounce of vodka, and an ounce of orange juice.  Shake well and pour into a chilled martini glass with a sugared rim.

~Berri Cosmo~
Have you tried any of Absolut's infused vodkas? Try this!
Absoult Berri Acai
Triple Sec
Cranberry Juice
Lime Juice

In a shaker full of ice, mix 2 ounces Absolut Berri Acai, 1 ounce Triple Sec, an ounce of cranberry juice and a splash of lime juice.  Shake vigorously and pour into a chilled martini glass.

 P.S. I also LOVE Absolut Mango mixed with sour.  Sooooo yummy!

So, in case you didn't notice, I like the vodka.  I hope you do, too!

Drink up and enjoy!

10 comments:

Anne said...

I LOVE the vodka :-) And I will have to try some of those cocktail recipes very soon. Right now would be good... LOL (I'm at work) Lovely to meet you yesterday!!!

Salt said...

I hope that it's not too early for me to want one of each of these right now.

Dee said...

These sound yummy!

adrienzgirl said...

OH YEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSS! Wodka w/anything is Momma's favorite! I am sooooo making that berry cosmo! YUMMMMMMMMM!

Thanks for Sharing Bartender!!!!

The Girl Next Door Grows Up said...

That's all good and great, but where is the sour cream recipe, eh?

:-)

Nancy C said...

I could handle some Sex on the Plantation right now. My brother is a bartender and since he's an aspiring writer, he has lots of material from his clients.

Buffee said...

I want YOU to be MY bartender!

Holly said...

FABULOUS recipe. Peach Sweet Tea Vodka!!!...OH MY! I need to find me some of that!

Alicia said...

ahhhhh the good ol' days of alcohol....sigh...lol.

Life Without Pink said...

Oh these sound yummy! Perfect for my next BBQ...thanks for sharing!

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