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Cocktail Enthusiast? Try These Mixes for a Flavorful Friday
Friday’s need special treatment. After all, it is that day which brings us closer to the weekend and inculcates a feeling of relaxation. To treat it best, one must enjoy Friday evening with a glass of their favourite cocktail prepared from any of the best alcohol brands in India. So, if you are a cocktail enthusiast and are planning a get together with your favourites, mix up some of these cocktails mentioned below for a great Friday evening. However, be sure of serving your guests in moderation as mixed drinks are a tricky business and we don’t want you to wake up to a messy house.
These mixes are fun, delicious and quite easy to make. Furthermore, they can be enjoyed all year round and are great not just for Friday evenings but for any occasion.
Baileys Midnight Mint
Though it is an ideal after-dinner drink, Baileys Midnight Mint has a smooth finish and can be relished whenever you want. The excellent combination of Baileys® Original Irish Cream Liqueur, Mint Liqueur and Vodka makes this cocktail a favourite among people. If you like experimenting with its taste, try adding Red Bliss vodka from Hermes Distillery. This vodka is distilled five times and offers a smooth flavour that is simply irresistible.
Fill a shaker with lots of ice, add Baileys, Mint Liqueur and Red Bliss. Shake until cold and then strain it into a glass. Garnish with mint leaves for added appeal.
Sex on the Beach
This one is an all-time-favourite, isn’t it? Easy to prepare and excellent in taste, Sex on the Beach is a party starter and has a name that no one can ever forget. Vodka, peach schnapps, orange and cranberry juice is what you need to prepare this exquisite cocktail. Use a highball glass and pour all ingredients, stir and shake well and serve it poured over ice.
Sex on the Beach is a summer-favourite and tastes fantastic when made using one of the finest vodka alcohol brands in India. Garnish it will a slice of lemon and you are good to go.
Between the Sheets
Woah! Yet another cocktail with a catchy name – Between the Sheets is a citrusy martini that is packed with unforgettable flavours. Brandy, Orange Liqueur, Rum, Lemon Juice and Zest are all you need to prepare this classy cocktail.
Fill a shaker with as much ice as you want, pour all the ingredients (excluding the lemon zest), shake them well and strain into a glass. Garnish with a lemon peel and serve chilled.
The Planter’s Punch
Sugar, spice, citrus and rum come together to make this delicious cocktail that is more than perfect for a Friday night. Pour all the ingredients into a huge shaker with ice and shake well. Add crushed ice to the serving glasses and strain the mixture into them. You can top it with a splash of soda water and garnish it with a mint sprig for a great result.
Once your friends taste this amazing cocktail, they will certainly become a fan of your cocktail making skills, and you will become their favourite bartender.
Raspberry and Chocolate Espresso Martini
The flavour of real coffee beans in vodka with generous chocolate and sweet-sour raspberries make this cocktail feel like heaven served in a glass. Meanwhile, the chocolate powder garnish adds a typical cappuccino-style twist.
Chocolate syrup, cocoa powder, raspberries and vodka are all you need to prepare this mouthwatering cocktail. Mix all the components in a huge shaking glass with ice and strain it in a Martini glass. Don’t forget to sprinkle cocoa powder for the final look.
With these fantastic cocktail recipes by your side, none of the Fridays will be boring. Experiment with one recipe every week, and you will not be able to thank us enough. Also, stock up on the essentials as cocktail craving can knock your heart any day. Happy Sipping!