Hey Bartender! Here's How To Mix Up Your Favorite Cocktails at Home

Hey Bartender! Here's How To Mix Up Your Favorite Cocktails at Home
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How much better would it be to enjoy your favorite cocktail from home in your pajamas? You can still pretend like you're painting the town red, but you can do it comfortably and affordably. 

Whether you're enjoying a much needed "drink break" from your kiddos, or staying in for a relaxing movie night with your bestie, try mixing up some of your favorite drinks like you're the baddest bartender in town! 

Bloody Mary

Ingredients:

worcestershire sauce, tabasco, salt, pepper, 1/2 oz. lemon juice, 1 1/2 oz. vodka, 3 0z. tomato juice

To make it:

Add dashes of the first 4 ingredients into a glass. Pour remaining ingredients in with ice cubes and stir gently. Garnish with celery stalk and lemon wedge.

Cosmopolitan

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz. vodka, 3/4 oz. cointreau, 1 oz. cranberry juice, 1/4 oz. lime juice

To make it:

Shake and strain into a chilled glass. Garnish with orange twist.

Gin and Tonic

Ingredients:

1 part to 3 parts gin, 3 parts tonic water

To make it:

Add gin and tonic to a glass filled with ice cubes. Don't forget the lime!

Mai Tai

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz. light rum, 1/2 oz. dark rum, 1/2 oz. orgeat syrup, 1/2 oz. grand marnier, 1/4 oz. simple syrup, 1 1/4 oz. fresh lime juice, used lime hull

To make it:

Shake and strain ingredients over ice into a chilled glass. Garnish with fresh fruit or a tiny umbrella!

Manhattan

Ingredients:

2 oz. rye, 1 oz. sweet red vermouth, 2 dashes of angostura bitters

To make it:

Stir with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with brandied cherry.

Pisco Sour

Ingredients:

2 oz. pisco, 1/2 oz. lime juice, 1/2 oz. lemon juice, 3/4 oz. simple syrup, 1/2 oz. egg white

To make it:

Dry shake, shake with ice, strain into a chilled glass. Twist orange peel over surface.

Tequila Sunrise

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz. tequila, 3 oz. orange juice, 1/2 oz. grenadine

To make it:

Pour tequila and orange juice into a glass over ice. Add grenadine, but do not stir. Garnish with orange slice and cherry.

Tom Collins

Ingredients:

2 oz. gin, 2 oz. club soda, 3/4 oz. lemon juice, 1/2 oz. simple syrup

To make it:

Shake gin, lemon juice and simple syrup. Top with club soda. Strain into a chilled glass. Garnish with lemon twist.

Whiskey Sour

Ingredients:

1 oz. fresh lemon juice, 1/2 oz. gomme syrup, 1/2 oz. egg white, 2 oz. bourbon whiskey

To make it:

Shake with ice. Strain into an ice filled glass. Garnish with cherry and orange slice.

White Russian

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz. coffee liqueur, 1 oz. vodka, 1 oz. fresh cream

To make it:

Pour vodka and coffee liqueur into a glass filled with ice. Float fresh cream on top and stir slowly.