The Lime Rickey

Posted by Mr BBQ on September 15, 2013

The ingredients for the rickey are simple: lime, sugar, soda, and ice. But as I’ve learned during my hunt for information about the drink (it’s a variation on the rickey cocktail that became popular during prohibition) and experimenting with various ingredients on hand, I’ve realized that tiny variations like adding fruits, changing sweeteners, and working with different shapes of ice …

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Lemon-Raspberry Cooler

Posted by Mr BBQ on September 1, 2013

Here’s a family friendly cooler to enjoy over the long Labor Day weekend.

Sure you can get “blasted” over the Labor Day weekend. But why go through the hang-over experience, when you can sip a delicious, healthy cooler? This one is good for the whole family.

Ingredients: 1.5 cups of lemon sherbert, 1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries, 2oz. cranberry juice, 6 oz. …

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The Cucumber Cooler

Posted by Alpha Broadcasting on August 10, 2013

Need to give my “radio brother”, Handyman Bob credit for the inspiration for this family friendly concoction—A somewhat unusual libation-family friendly it is. Will help to make good use of an over abundance of cucumbers growing in your garden.

Ingredients: 4-5 thin slices of cucumber, 3 oz. fresh lemon juice, 1oz. simple syrup,6-8 oz. water, lemon peel twist.

Preparation: Muddle the cucumber …

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The Virgin Bahia

Posted by Mr BBQ on July 21, 2013

Here’s a virtuous summer thirst quencher the whole family can enjoy.

Frothy, fruity, and just good n’ tasty is what helps make the Virgin Bahia a flavorful cooler for the “dog days” of summer. It’s family friendly, so everyone can enjoy it.

Ingredients: 1.5 cups crushed ice, 5oz. unsweetened pineapple juice, 1 oz. cocunut syrup, the juice of 1 small lime, 1 fruit …

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The Bonfire

Posted by Alpha Broadcasting on July 20, 2013

The flavor of grapefruit is predominant in this summertime sipper. If you enjoy the fruit, you will certainly enjoy the intense flavor found in this vodka based cocktail.

Ingredients: 1.5oz.grapefruit vodka, 4 lime wedges, 3oz. gingerale, 3oz. cranberry juice, ice, collins glass.

Preparation: Place 2 lime wedges in the bottom of the glass. Muddle the limes. Add ice, then add vodka, cranberry …

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