Coping with this pandemic has been tough on all of us, especially for the social drinkers. This pandemic has forced the closure of bars and restaurants, resulting in more people experimenting with different kitchen skills- including mixing drinks! Here are top five cocktails you can easily make at home for that next e-numan session!
Mojito is a traditional Cuban highball. This refreshing rum-based cocktail is filled with mint and lime—best for hot summer days.
– 3 mint leaves
– 2 oz white rum
– .75 oz lime juice
– .5 oz simple syrup
Muddle mint into a shaker tin. Combine all other ingredients. Shake to chill and strain into a glass with ice. Top with club soda if desired and garnish with mint sprig and lime wheel.
2. Whiskey Sour
Whiskey Sour is perhaps one of the most refreshing whiskey cocktails – an old-school classic drink.
– 2 oz whiskey
– 1 oz lemon juice
– 1 tsp sugar
– 1 egg white (optional)
Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake again until outside of shaker is very cold. Strain over ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with orange wheel and cherry if desired.
The mixture of slightly sweet and tart flavors, makes Gimlet an all-time favorite. The classic recipe calls for gin, but this drink is just as good if you prefer vodka instead.
– 2 oz gin or vodka
– .75 oz simple syrup
– .75 oz lime juice
Shake ingredients with ice and strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with lime wheel if desired.
Paloma is Mexico’s beloved cocktail. This thirst-quenching tequila-based drink is very easy to mix up.
– 2 oz tequila
– .5 oz lime juice
– Grapefruit soda to top
Mix tequila and lime to a salt-rimmed glass filled with ice. Top with grapefruit soda.
5. Classic Daiquiri
This is one drink everyone should know. Daiquiri is simple and sublime – one of the most well-balanced cocktails around.
– 2 oz light rum
– 1 oz simple syrup
– 1 oz lime juice
Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with lime wheel if desired.
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