Top Five Cocktails for a Cold, Windy Day

 
Alert! CTLatinoNews.com we have found five delicious cocktails to make while being stuck inside on a cold, windy day. Relax and sip on the perfect storm, stick with a classic hurricane cocktail, or get a little crazy and shake up a raspberry rain. Shake, stir, and sip your way through cold November days!
 

The Perfect Storm

Ingredients:

  •    1 1/2 oz Grand Marnier orange liqueur
  •    1/2 oz fresh lime juice
  •    3 oz ginger beer
  •    3 drops Angostura bitters
  •    lime wedge for garnish

Directions:


  • Combine Grand Marnier, lime juice and bitters in a mixing glass.
  • Add ice and shake vigorously.
  • Strain over fresh ice into a highball glass.
  • Top with ginger beer and swirl.
  • Garnish with a lime wedge.

Drink recipe website.
 

Dark and Stormy

 
Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons (2 oz) dark rum
  • 6 tablespoons (3 oz) ginger beer
  • 1 tablespoon (1/2 ounce) lime juice
  • ice
  • lime slice for garnish

Directions
Add ice to glass. Then, pour rum, lime juice and ginger beer over ice. Serve with lime slice.
Drink recipe website.
 

Raspberry Rain

 
Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 ounces Godiva Chocolate Vodka
  • 1/4 ounce sherry vinegar
  • 2 ounces club soda
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce raspberry puree
  • 1/2 ounce raspberry syrup
  • Raspberries for garnish

Directions:

  • Combine Godiva Chocolate Vodka, sherry vinegar, lemon juice, raspberry puree, and raspberry syrup into a cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well and pour into a highball glass filled with ice.
  • Top with club soda.
  • Garnish with skewered raspberries.

Drink recipe website.
 

Autumn Winds

 
Ingredients

  •       2 ounce Bourbon
  •       2 ounce fresh apple juice
  •       1/2 ounce lemon juice
  •       1/2 to 1 ounce maple syrup
  •       1/4 ounce campari
  •       apple slices for garnish
  •       ice

Directions

  • Add all ingredients into a shaker.
  • Shake and strain over large ice cubes.
  • Garnish speared apple-slices.

Drink recipe website.
 

Hurricane

 
Ingredients

  • 1 oz white rum
  • 1 oz Jamaican dark rum
  • ½ oz an ounce Bacardi 151
  • Equal parts OJ & pineapple juice
  • ½ oz ounce grenadine
  • Build drink in a tall glass on ice.

Drink recipe website.
 

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