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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Pineapple Blast

Posted by Mr BBQ on July 13, 2013

Give yourself a few days before you enjoy this one. It takes 7-10 days of refrigerator fermentation to come to it’s full glory. And…don’t eat the pineapple, becuase it will be very bitter.

Ingredients: 1 ripe pineapple–peeled and cut into chunks or wedges. 1/2 gallon premium vodka, 1 sun tea jar, tonic water and ice.

Preparation: Cut off the top and bottom …

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