Three well-known cocktail for a good Friday
According to the calendar, spring has already arrived, but the weather outside says the opposite. Tired after the working week is fueled by vitamin deficiency, I want to drop everything and go to hell. Or rather, much closer to the sun, palm trees and the sound of the waves. If you share our desires may share a love of the three cocktails that are popular all over the world. In addition, each has citrus in one form or another. And as we all know, is very useful for health.
The origin story of «the Bronx» has its roots in the beginning of 20-ies of the last century, when one of the visitors of Valdorf hotel in Manhattan asked the bartender to make him «something new». Amazing fresh taste caused fastidious taster’s delight, and the 30-th years of the «Bronx» became one of the most popular cocktails in the world.
The cocktail got its name in honor of the eponymous zoo located near the hotel. Drink and now is in third place in popularity, behind only «Martini» and «Manhattan». It is quite easy to prepare. Now we will tell you how.
- gin – 30 ml;
- freshly squeezed orange juice – 15 ml;
- red vermouth – 15 ml;
- dry vermouth – 10 ml;
- ice cubes.
Mix all ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake well and pour into a glass using a strainer. In the classic version of the cocktail party doesn’t require decorations, and add orange slices.
2. Mai Tai
If you dream about exotic Islands, and the holidays are still very far away, and, judging from the money, you’re not much and tired, this cocktail is easy to disperse your sadness and delight-sweet, but not cloying taste. Mai tai in popularity is on a par with «Daiquiri» and «Mojito» and is popular among Europeans and Americans. Invite your friend to visit and offer her to appreciate your efforts as a bartender, to treat a tropical cocktail.
- white rum – 40 ml;
- black rum – 20 ml;
- orange liqueur – 15 ml;
- lime juice – 15 ml;
- almond syrup – 10 ml
- pineapple, mint or maraschino cherry for decoration.
Fill a tall glass of ice so he could cool down. Mix in a shaker, light rum, orange liqueur, lime juice (lemon) and almond syrup and shake thoroughly. Replacement of lumpy ice in the glass on crushed, pour the contents of the shaker into the glass. Add black rum and decorate with a cocktail in its sole discretion.
3. Blood and sand
This cocktail was named in honor of the eponymous film, released in 1922. And the movie was based on the book by the famous Spanish writer Vicente Blasco ibáñez, which tells the story of a beggar bullfighter fell in love with a noble girl, and for her love has achieved popularity and wealth.
- Scotch whisky – 20 ml;
- cherry liqueur – 20 ml;
- red vermouth – 20 ml;
- orange juice – 20 ml;
- orange bitters – 2 dash;
Pour the alcohol into a shaker, add juice and ice. Shake well and pour through a stainer into the glass.