Posted by Mr BBQ on June 21, 2014
Courtesy of Dave Pickerell. The former Master Distiller, Maker’s Mark came up with A cocktail just for bourbon lovers to have in the summer. It’s called the Summer Breeze.
Ingredients: 1 orange wheel per drink, 2 tsp. Cointreau, 1.5oz. bourbon, 6oz. gingerale, 2-3 ice cubes. Orange peel twist for garnish.
Preparation: In a glass, add the whole orange wheel and Cointreau, muddle …
Posted by Mr BBQ on June 14, 2014
June is Iced Tea Month. It’s one of my favorite non-alcohol beverages. Let’s add a bit of a tropical twist on a Southern favorite.
Ingredients: 1 gallon boiling water, 1 cup white sugar, 6 tea bags, juice of 5 limes, lime wedges or rounds for garnish.
Preparation: Boil the water. In a gallon container, add tea bags, pour water into container, stir …
Posted by Mr BBQ on June 7, 2014
It’s getting to be “sippin’ season”. Been thinking about fresh squeezed Lemonaide all week long. And we’re into Oregon Strawberry season, so let’s combine them for a great mouth puckering, lip smakin’ thirst quenching refresher!
Ingredients: 1 cup sugar, 1 cup water,1 ¼ cups fresh lemon juice (from about 6 lemons), 1 pint strawberries, hulled and sliced, 24-28 oz fresh cold …
Posted by Mr BBQ on May 31, 2014
Bloody Mary Mix
1 quart tomato puree
1 cup dill pickle juice
1 cup caper juice
3 tbsp. prepared horseradish
1.5 oz. high-quality soy sauce
2 oz. Tabasco pepper sauce
2 tsp. celery seed
1 tsp. fresh-ground black pepper
1 tsp. fresh-ground white pepper
1.5 oz. Worcestershire sauce
30 dashes Angostura bitters Combine all ingredients and refrigerate for 24 hours before serving.
Preparation: Pour 2 oz. of your favorite vodka into …
Posted by Mr BBQ on May 17, 2014
Manhattan is a cocktail made with bourbon, sweet vermouth, and bitters. The cocktail is often stirred and strained into a cocktail glass, where it is garnished with a Maraschino cherry with a stem. A Manhattan is also frequently served on the rocks in a lowball glass.
Ingredients: 1.5 oz. bourbon, 3/4oz. sweet vermouth, dash of bitters, maraschino cherry for garnish.
Preparation: In …