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Old 05-27-2008, 08:03 PM   #1
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ISO a perfect cooler drink for summer

do you have any cockatil concoctions taht are perfect for this summer?


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Old 05-28-2008, 10:58 AM   #2
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Read on in this alcoholic, or non-alcoholic category. there's tons of stuff here.
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Old 05-28-2008, 12:57 PM   #3
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During the warmer months, I'm a big fan of the better witbiers on the market.

Celis, Hoegaarden, etc.

Or any number of other lighter styles. Or margaritas. Those are good too.

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Old 05-28-2008, 01:01 PM   #4
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Margaritas and Cosmopolitans are my favorites. I usually have some Chambord on hand, too - sometimes I add a shot to a glass of lemonade. And I love sangria, although it takes some planning - my recipe calls for combining ingredients, then letting the flavors blend overnight.
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Old 05-28-2008, 05:24 PM   #5
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The most refreshing drink I ever had was called a Blue Hawaiian.
I think it is basically vodka, pineapple juice and blue curacao. I first had them in Hawaii, then Vegas, so they must know what they are doing and have the same recipe. Meaning it isn't just a local drink. Good stuff!
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Old 06-01-2008, 02:30 PM   #6
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The Perfect Summer Drink...

The perfect summer drink has a lot to do with where you are, the food, the company, the music and your mood. I love to cook Mexican food and to me there is nothing better than a Cadillac Margarita to share with friends out on the deck while taking in a classic Baja sunset over dinner. I might even have some Marco Antonio Solis, Armando Manzanero or Roberto Carlos playing in the background...
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Old 06-01-2008, 06:23 PM   #7
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Have you ever tried Malibou rum and pineapple juice over ice? I always liked that.
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Old 06-01-2008, 06:26 PM   #8
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Constance when I used to drink that was one of my favorites !
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Have you ever tried Malibou rum and pineapple juice over ice? I always liked that.
Yeap, that is a good one!!
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Old 06-01-2008, 07:45 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by gio.navyblue610 View Post
do you have any cockatil concoctions taht are perfect for this summer?
Yes, a couple...

Snapple pink lemonade and coconut flavored rum(i.e. Malibu)

One I came up with recently for a refreshing fruity drink thats a bit sweeter.
1 shot Capt. Morgan spiced rum
1 shot coconut rum
Pineapple juice
lemon lime soda.

Mix in a tall glass, equal amounts pineapple juice and soda. You can also use a shot of sweet and sour mix instead of the pineapple juice. That really tames it down to a nice not too sweet drink.

Something from the whiskey side.
In a blender, 1 small can frozen lemonade
1 can water
1 can whiskey.
Fill with ice and blend until slushy.

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