Are you tired of the same old taste of beverages? Are you planning to entertain a few friends at home? Perhaps you want your nephews and nieces to enjoy some cold drinks that they have never tasted before and you do not know what exactly to serve?
There is no need for you to fret. With the aid of the bartenders’ best friend, who goes by the name of chemistry, you will be able to create almost magical drinks with very simple ingredients. Not only will they taste good, but they will also look good. With just a few steps, you will be able to create very interesting mixtures.
1. The melt into your couch cocktail – for stress relief and relaxation.
Did you have a tiring day? Do you have a friend who needs a shoulder to cry on and you want to serve a drink to calm him or her down? Or do you simply just want to lay down and enjoy the serenity of your home with a nice refreshing drink? Then I have some good news. This cocktail is made just for people like you.
You only need three ingredients. First, you will need at least three ounces of Canada Dry Ginger Ale. You would need one ounce of good bourbon. Lastly, u need 2 oz of pineapple juice. Fill up a glass with ice first. Pour in the ginger ale followed by the pineapple juice. Slightly stir the glass. Slowly pour the bourbon. Give it around 3 or 4 stirrings. This is to make sure that all three liquids have blended in.
This is best to serve at night around 2 to 3 hours before you go to sleep and served with ice.
2. Sparkling lemonade – a family-friendly bubble that is both sweet and tart.
Are you having visitors that are bringing their children to the gathering? Do you want to give a non-alcoholic drink because one of your friends do not want to drink alcohol for whatever reason? Are you missing the taste of summer or you have that sudden rush of nostalgia and you want to relive your childhood memories but with more modern ingredients? What else should you do but a better and healthier lemonade? Children and adults loved it and are actually easy to make. Another great thing about lemonade is that its chemical composition allows most beverages to be added without doing a lot of unwanted changes. This sparkling lemonade recipe would be a great way to answer the thirsts of any of those three situations and even more.
What you need to get would be one and a half cup of cold water. You should also prepare one and a half cups of lemon juice, preferably one that has just been squeezed out. 1 cup of sugar should be prepared together with 1 liter of Canada Dry club soda. On the side, you should prepare a few from lemon slices and also one mint sprig. All of this will be mixed in one big picture so prepare that as well.
The two liquids that are going to be blended would be the water and the lemon juice. pour them together and then stir. Empty the cup of sugar to the pitcher and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Let it chill and stay in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours preferably overnight. Add the liter of club soda. Stir until all of them mixes well. Finally, have the lemon slices and mint sprigs added on the pitcher to give it garnish and more character.
3. Take a break iced tea – for those looking for a refreshing and healthy drink.
It does what it says exactly on the tin. This is for those who are getting a short break from work or from household chores. This should give you a little best of both flavor and relaxation to calm you down. This will also be great for kids who are studying so that being will be more mentally prepared. This is also quite easy to make but it does take a little of your time. It is advised that you do this in preparation for the next day. This is a very refreshing drink which is why most of the time this will be quickly consumed.
You will need one cup of water, half a cup of sugar, 4 tea bags, 1/2 orange and 1/2 lemon. Boil the water and the sugar and let the tea bags steep in. Add the lemon and orange to the currently hot tea. Let it cool down first. Add one can of Canada Dry Ginger Ale. Serve chilled or with ice.
Any of the three interesting concoctions can drastically improve the mood of anyone who takes it. Just be sure to have the ingredients ready. Once that is done, making them is easy and drinking them is fun for sure!