Monday, 10 April 2017

Three Easy Cocktails To Make At Home

Whether you’re on a tight budget or looking to impress your friends, making your own cocktail isn’t as complicated as it sounds. Usually, mixing drink could end up badly, but cocktails are an exception. You can turn an ordinary rum into a tangy, refreshing delight.

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Here are three cocktails that are easy to make at home.

1. Cheeky Vimto

This cocktail is super easy to make and tastes super as well. It’s an old student favorite for a reason.
Ingredients: WKD Blue, port (small bottle), vodka (leftovers will do)

Method: Mix 50ml of Port with a bottle of WKD, then add 25ml of your Vodka. That’s it!

2. Jammie Dodger Shot

This one’s not your typical cocktail as it’s more of a shooter. But, it’s the best-tasting shot you will ever put in your mouth!

Ingredients: A bottle of Chambord, double cream, sugar

Method: Fill 3 quarters of the shot glass with Chambord, top it up with cream. Sprinkle a little sugar. Bottoms up!

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3. Sex on The Beach

Really, who doesn’t like this drink? It’s perfect any time of the year.

Ingredients: 200 ml cranberry juice, 100 ml orange juice, 75ml vodka, and 75ml peach schnapps

Method: Mix all of them together, adding the alcohol first and serve with ice.

Adam Quirk is a co-founder of Bloomington-based craft distillery Cardinal Spirits. For similar reads, visit this blog.