Red, White & Blue-skey

Happy Fourth of July with the Red, White and Blue-skey!

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Making cocktails in a mason jar for parties is super fun and easy when you don’t need to ‘strain’ the cocktail. This recipe is so delicious and easy, you’ll drink it all summer! Just place all the ingredients except the ice in the mason jar. Cart the jars to your party of choice! When ready, muddle, then add ice. Shake. Unscrew, garnish with more mint and enjoy!

  • 3 Campari Soaked Strawberries, quartered
  • Blueberries
  • Mint
  • 1-2 oz Simple Syrup
  • 1 oz Lemon Juice
  • Mint
  • 2 oz White Whiskey

Colorado Bulldog

  • 1 oz vodka
  • 1 oz Kahlua
  • 1 oz heavy cream
  • 1-3 oz Coca Cola

Shake vodka, Kahlua and cream in a shaker with ice. Strain into a large low-ball glass with ice. Top with Coca Cola.

Drink in honor of the Broncos during Super Bowl 2016!

 

Homemade Sweet Tea Vodka

  • 25 oz. Vodka
  • 3 large black tea bags (don’t use green tea, as it will turn bitter)
  • 8 oz. Simple Syrup

Steep bags in room temp vodka for 2 hours; add simple syrup and pour back into vodka bottle or festive container.

Applications: As a base for punch, on it’s own, with lemonade, with peach puree or get creative!

As seen on YNN for Super Bowl 2016 feature!

French 75 by LUKE Riverwalk for SACC 2016 Wall Calendar

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  • 1.5 oz Pierre Ferrand Ambre Cognac
  • .75 oz Pierre Ferrand Orange Curacao
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 1 oz fresh lemon juice
  • .5 oz egg white*
  • 2-3 oz sparkling wine/champagne

Place all ingredients except sparkling into a shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a brandy snifter. Top with sparkling. Garnish with brandied cherry.

For more recipe and to purchase the 2016 San Antonio Cocktail Conference Wall Calendar ($25) benefiting the Houston Street Charities, click here!!

*Consuming raw or under-cooked eggs can result in food borne illness.

Negroni by Bohanan’s for SACC 2016 Wall Calendar

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  • 1 oz Bulldog Gin
  • 1 oz Campari
  • 1 oz Cinzano Sweet Vermouth

Pour over ice, stir until chilled and garnish with orange peel.

For more recipe and to purchase the 2016 San Antonio Cocktail Conference Wall Calendar ($25) benefiting the Houston Street Charities, click here!!

Holly’s Hotty Toddy

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  1. 1 Packet Alpine Hot Cider and Water
  2. 1.7 ounces (50ml) of 100% Agave Tequila
  3. 1 Teaspoon Local Honey
  4. 3 Dashes of Ground Cinnamon
  5. 2 Dashes of Ground Clove
  6. 1 Dash of Ground Ginger

Heat up 8 ounces of water—either boiled or micro-waved for two minutes. Stir in and dissolve the Cider Packet and Honey. Add in the tequila. Add in the Cinnamon, Clove, and Ginger. Stir until mixed in. Sip, enjoy, and repeat.

To fancy up the Toddy for you or guests – add whipped cream on top, or make in large batches in a pitcher, and float apple slices (red delicious) in it for a treat at the end!

Happy Hollydays!

Recipe by: Holly Starkey-Bethel