Want to make it night to remember? (Or, for some, a night to forget?) Have company over and bust out some beverages they may have never tried.

 

The Peachy Keen

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce vodka
  • .5 ounce blueberry flavored vodka
  • .5 ounce peach schnapps
  • .25 cup peach nectar

 

Instructions

  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the vodkas, schnapps, and nectar.
  • Shake to combine well.
  • Serve over ice or straight up in a martini glass.

 

 

The Espresso Martini

Ingredients

  • 1.5oz Smirnoff Red Vodka
  • 3oz fresh espresso
  • 2 teaspoon raw sugar
  • Cubed ice (strained)

 

Instructions

  • Combine Smirnoff vodka, fresh espresso and raw sugar in a cocktail shaker.
  • Add cubed ice and shake for 10–15 seconds.
  • Strain into glass and top with fresh coffee beans to serve.

 

The Negroni

Ingredients

  • .5 ounce Tanqueray London Dry Gin
  • .5 ounce Campari
  • .5 ounce Sweet Vermouth
  • Slice of orange
  • Ice

 

Instructions

  • Combine Tanqueray London dry gin, Campari and sweet vermouth in a rocks glass.
  • Add ice and stir to chill and dilute.
  • Garnish with a slice of orange.

 

 

The Limoncello

Ingredients

  • 1.75L bottle of your favorite vodka
  • 10 lemons
  • 1.5 cups sugar
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice

 

Instructions

  • Pour vodka into a large airtight container.
  • With a vegetable peeler, remove yellow parts of lemons and put into vodka.
  • Cover and let sit for a minimum of 10 days or up to two weeks.
  • Juice all the lemons and store in the freezer until ready to finish the Limoncello.
  • In a saucepan on medium/low heat, add one cup of lemon juice and 1.5 cups of sugar. Cook until sugar is dissolved.
  • Remove from heat and let cool.
  • To finish the Limoncello, strain the vodka mixture into a large bowl, removing all the lemon peels. Add the cooled sugar mixture and stir until well combined.
  • Store your Limoncello in glass bottles and keep refrigerated.
  • Serve chilled.

 

 

The PIMM’s

Spritz

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce PIMM’s
  • 2 ounces chilled prosecco or sparkling wine
  • 2.5 ounces dry ginger ale
  • Strawberries, to serve
  • Cucumbers, to serve
  • Orange, to serve
  • Mint, to serve
  • Ice

 

Instructions

  • Fill a glass with ice.
  • Add an ounce of PIMM’s.
  • Add strawberries, cucumbers, orange, and mint.
  • Top with dry ginger ale and chilled prosecco or sparkling wine and gently stir.
  • Garnish with fresh mint.

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