Tennessee Tea

Tennessee Tea cocktail drink recipe with Jack Daniel's, triple sec, sour mix and cola.

The Tennessee Tea drink recipe blends Jack Daniel's with cola, triple sec and sour mix. Don't like sour mix from a bottle? I'll show you a substitution. This is one recipe that calls out to be served in some type of mason jar glass. The flavor of the Jack Daniel's comes through clearly, but … [Read more...]

Purple Turtle

Purple Turtle drink recipe: coconut rum, triple sec, cranberry juice, blue curacao

The Purple Turtle cocktail blends the flavors of cranberry and orange with coconut. And when I say blend, that's what I mean. The coconut does not take over in this recipe. It adds a mellow note that rounds out the tartness of the fruit juices, giving them a needed touch of sweetness. This … [Read more...]

East India Cocktail

East India Cocktail Recipe: cognac, dark rum, triple sec, pineapple juice, Angostura bitters

There a couple of cocktails called the East India, and this one is cognac based. Now, cognac is pricey and you may feel it's a waste to use it in a cocktail. In this case, however, the cognac is by dar what you're going to taste the most. So if you decide to settle for a brandy, make sure it's one … [Read more...]

Wild Sacramento

Wild Sacramento Drink Recipe: vodka, tequila, triple sec, gin, sour mix, bitters, lemon juice

The Wild Sacramento is one of those cocktails that's based on three liquors, some liqueurs and a touch of juice. It's on the strong side, and doesn't try to hide that fact. This drink is all about lemon and orange. If you use Hendrick's gin and a silver tequila, those notes will be even … [Read more...]

Bone Crusher

Bone Crusher drink recipe - Gin, Vodka, Triple Sec, Rum, Grenadine, Lime, Sour Mix, Champagne

The Bone Crusher cocktail combines three white liquors with champagne, grenadine, triple sec and lime. Don't bother breaking out your best champagne - any good, drinkable one (and possibly some nearly undrinkable ones) will work in this cocktail, with all the other ingredients adding to the … [Read more...]

Mountain Breeze

Mountain Breeze drink recipe with vodka, gin, triple cec, cranberry, rum, tequila, lemon and grapefruit.

The Mountain Breeze is one of the lengthier drink recipes I've ever seen in my life. It calls for a half ounce of this, a half ounce of that and so on - eight ingredients altogether! It's best to make this one while you can still count and measure. It's a tasty little cranberry-citrus … [Read more...]

Beer Margaritas

Beer Margarita recipe - Light Lager, Tequila, Lime, Limeade Concentrate

The Beer Margarita replaces the orange liqueur of a traditional margarita recipe with beer. How this impacts the flavor depends on the exact beer you choose, but generally speaking it's a more mellow, lightly fruity and bitter taste compared to the traditional margarita. This is a nice drink to … [Read more...]

Strawberry-Banana Margarita

Strawberry Banana Margarita recipe: strawberries, banana, tequila, triple sec, lime

The Strawberry-Banana Margarita is just what it sounds like - a traditional blended margarita with the addition of actual strawberries and banana. Sure, you could add flavored liqueurs to get those flavors, but the end result when you use real fruit is a smoothie texture, and that's part of the … [Read more...]

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Perfect Margarita

Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Perfect Margarita recipe - Cuervo 1800, Cuervo White, Bols Triple Sec, Bols Curacao, Rose's Lime

If you're wasting away in Margaritaville, Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Perfect Margarita is just the drink you need. This margarita recipe blends gold and white tequilas with triple sec, curacao and Rose's lime juice. The resulting flavor is the same as a traditional margarita, except better. It's … [Read more...]

Watermelon Margarita

Watermelon Margarita recipe - Waterlemon Puree, Tequila, Sugar, Lime, Triple Sec

The Watermelon Margarita adds a big serving of pureed watermelon to the traditional margarita recipe. This recipe uses a lot of lime and not that much orange, which makes for a very refreshing flavor - watermelon with a zing. Try one of these the next time you're in the mood for the taste of … [Read more...]

Strawberry Margarita

Strawberry Margarita recipe - Strawberry Puree, Tequila, Lime, Triple Sec

The Strawberry Margarita adds a strong dose of strawberry puree to the traditional margarita flavors of lime and orange. The tart and sweet flavors balance each other in a way that's just right, though you can play with different ratios on each ingredient to get the exact flavor you want. This is a … [Read more...]

Flying Squirrel

Flying Squirrel drink recipe - Gold Tequila, Triple Sec, Orange Juice, Sour Mix, Rose's Lime

If it weren't for the orange juice, the Flying Squirrel could almost be a margarita. The dominant flavor in this one is orange, with the Rose's Lime adding a tart note of it own. Try this drink the next time you're in the mood for a margarita. It's great for a get-together with … [Read more...]