Posted by Mr BBQ on June 22, 2013
Fresh berries and a splash of balsamic flavor this summery spritzer.
1 1/2 oz. Pickpocket soda syrup
4-5 oz. soda water
Garnish: mint sprig
Combine ingredients into an ice-filled glass, stir and garnish.
2 lbs. fresh berries, puréed
2 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 1/2 cups water
Zest and juice of one lemon
2 1/2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
1 cup of fresh basil
Bring strawberry purée, sugar, water …
Posted by Mr BBQ on June 15, 2013
Sweet Lime Iced Tea— June is iced tea month. Here’s a bit of a tropical twist on a Southern favorite-sweet tea. I love the citrus flavor added to this thirst quenching beverage.
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, …
Posted by Mr BBQ on June 9, 2013
Unlike most drinks that rely on very precise measurements, “a smash lets you feel your way around the drink,” The amount of honey syrup you use will depend on the size and acidity of the lemons.
Ingredients: 1/2 lemon, cut into wedges
6 fresh sage leaves
2 oz. tequila
3/4 oz. honey syrup (equal parts hot water and honey)
Garnish: sage bouquet
Preparation: Honey syrup: Boil …
Posted by Mr BBQ on June 8, 2013
I first became acquainted with this libation at Trader Vic’s in Atlanta, GA last year. It’s icy, refreshing AND potent! A great cocktail for these warming days of Spring and Summer!
Ingredients: 1oz. silver rum, 1oz. dark rum, 1.5 oz. unsweetened pineapple juice,1/2 oz. fresh lime juice, splash of grenadine, dash of orange curacao, 1 cup crushed ice, 1 sprig of …
Posted by Mr BBQ on June 1, 2013
MINTY, CITRUSY, YUMMY!
2 oz. corn whiskey
1 oz. fresh squeezed grapefruit juice
1 oz. homemade sweet and sour
¾ oz. mint simple syrup
Mint sprig, to garnish FOR THE MINT SIMPLE SYRUP
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
1 bunch fresh mint
FOR THE SWEET & SOUR
1 cup lemon juice
1 cup lime juice
1 cup sugar
1 ½ cup water
1. Make the mint simple syrup: Combine …