Drink Up! — Dry January Is Over

Another Dry January has passed. Congratulations, you survived! How did you fare? Whether you participated or not, we’ve got you covered with some drink recipes to get your February started right. From fruity delights to classic martinis, there's something for everyone. 


One of Those 

 

 

From How to Drink Like a Mobster

By Albert Schmid 

*Makes one serving 

 

 

Ingredients: 

  • 1 1/2 ounces vodka
  • 6 ounces cranberry juice
  • 1/2 ounce amaretto
  • 1/2 ounce lime juice

Directions: 

  1. Add ice and water to a highball glass to chill the glass.
  2. Add ice to the tin side of a Boston shaker.
  3. In the mixing glass, add vodka, cranberry juice, amaretto, and lime juice.
  4. Pour the contents of the mixing glass into the iced tin and secure the glass to the tin.
  5. Shake the contents until the ice sounds different and the contents are cold. 
  6. Open the Boston shaker. Empty the highball glas, add new ice, and strain the contents of the shaker into the empty glass.
  7. Serve.  

Peach Delight

         

 

          From Potent Punches

          By Barbara Mealey 

          *Makes 7 4-ounce servings

 

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 6-oz. can frozen limeade concentrate

  • 6 oz. rum

  • 1 1/2 c. water (approximately)

  • 4 peaches, peeled, pitted, cut up

​​Directions: 
  1. Place all ingredients in the blender and blend until peaches are puréed. 
  2. Freeze.
  3. Scoop out and serve in small Old-Fashioned glasses.            

Classic Bourbon Manhattan Martini  

 

 

From How to Be a Bourbon Badass

By Linda Ruffenach 

*Makes one serving

 

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • 1 ounce sweet vermouth
  • Bitters (such as Angostura or Peychaud)
  • 1 maraschino cherry
Directions: 
  1. In a large glass or cocktail shaker, add 2 ounces of bourbon and 1 ounce sweet vermouth.
  2. Add a dash or two of bitters. We use Angostura or Peychaud.
  3. Add ice and mix.
  4. Strain into a martini glass and add a maraschino cherry.