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Brad Caskey
Durango Liquor & Wine

1145 S Camino Del Rio # 101
(next to Walmart) Durango, CO

(970) 259-4900

 

A Day at the Beach drink recipe…

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Preparation:in Martini glass (yield: 1 cocktail) Ingredients: 1/2 oz. Amaretto 1 oz. Rum, coconut (or coconut rum) 1/2 oz. Grenadine 4 oz. Orange Juice Wedge of Pineapple   A definite beach drink! Shake everything except your garnishes in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Strain into a highball glass half-full of cubed ice. Serve with pineapple wedge and a strawberry as a garnish. >Click to return to list of Durango Wine Drink Recipes<

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Durango Liquor Red Head drink recipe

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Ingredients and Preparation: note: Red Head in Martini glass (yield: 1 cocktail) Ingredients: 1 & 1/2 oz of your favorite Vodka 1/2 oz Pomegranate Juice or Liqueur Fresh Raspberries, Strawberries or Pomegranate seeds Pomegranate slice or Lemon wedge for garnish     Pre- Ice down and/or chill a Martini glass. With a mixing glass (with some ice) pour the Vodka, Pomegranate juice or liqueur with your fresh Raspberries, Strawberries or Pomegranate seeds (you can pre-blend the fruits, btw). Top-off with your Pomegranate or Lemon...

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Durango Liquor Tom Collins drink recipe

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Tom Collins Drink Recipe Ingredients and Preparation: note: Tom Collins (tall) tumbler glass (yield: 1 cocktail) Ingredients: 2 oz gin ( if you wish… substitute with Vodka) 3 oz Club Soda 1 oz lemon juice 1 tsp refined sugar (substitute with maple syrup, etc.) slice of Orange and a Maraschino Cherry for garnish (a dash of cranberry juice to add color and taste?)   In a shaker half-filled with ice cubes, combine the gin (or Vodka), lemon juice, and sugar (or subst.). Shake well. Strain into a collins glass almost filled with ice...

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Durango Liquor Martini drink recipe

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Martini Drink Recipe Ingredients and Preparation: note: Martini glass (yield: 1 cocktail) Ingredients: 2 1/2 oz gin ( if you wish… substitute with Vodka) 1/2 oz dry vermouth (dry Martini… wet glass and empty, or no vermouth) 1 green olive or lemon twist … or as a Gibson, a small onion for garnish Orange or Angostura bitters (optional) How the Martini was Named There are as many storied origins of the martini as there are ways to make one… Some believe that a New York bartender named Martini invented the drink in 1912...

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Durango Liquor and Wine Gin, Mint and Cucumber drink

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Gin, Mint and Cucumber drink 2 oz. Gin (substitute w/ Vodka) 1/4 oz. Lemon Juice 2 slices Cucumber 3 pieces Mint 1/2 oz. Sugar Syrup (substitutions include: Maple Syrup, Honey, Stevia)Muddle mint and a cucumber slice in a cocktail shaker. Add other ingredients and ice. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass, and garnish with a slice of cucumber and a fresh mint sprig. About the Mint and Cucumber drink This great gin cocktail is based on the Cuban Mojito, its aka an English (Country Club) Mojito. As mentioned, muddling the cucumber...

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Durango Liquor and Wine Negroni (Negronito) drink recipe

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Negroni Drink Recipe Ingredients and Preparation: note: Old Fashioned or Martini glass (yield: 1 cocktail) 1 oz (part) gin 1 oz (part) sweet red Vermouth 1 0z (part) Compari 1 orange wedge Pour components into an old fashioned glass almost filled with ice cubes. Stir well. Garnish with the orange wedge. As an option after chilled, pour liquid into a martini glass. The Negronito – Mix as above yet, substitute Gin with Tequilla and Compari can be substituted with Aperol. About the Negroni Most widely reported account is that it was invented in...

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Durango Liquor and Wine Gin and Tonic drink recipe

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Gin and Tonic Drink Recipe Ingredients and Preparation: (yield: 1 cocktail) 2 oz gin 5 oz tonic water 1 lime wedge Pour the gin and the tonic water into a highball glass almost filled with ice cubes. Stir well. Garnish with the lime wedge. As an option, squeeze lime juice into the drink. Origin of the Gin and Tonic This original gin and tonic actually has an interesting history. It was originally introduced by the army of the British East India Company in India in the early 19th century. The British soldiers and colonists got down to India...

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Durango Liquor and Wine Margarita Drink Recipe

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Margarita Drink Recipe (yield: 1 cocktail) Ingredients: 1 1/2 oz tequila 1/2 oz triple sec dash of lemon or lime juice (freshly squeezed or condensed) 3 oz sour mix lime wedge for garnish salt or sugar to rim the glass (optional, as desired)          Preparation: Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Shake well. If desired, salt/sugar the rim of a chilled margarita glass. Pour contents, with ice, into the glass. Garnish with the lime wedge. … the Origin of the Margarita (a couple of accounts according to...

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Durango Liquor and Wine Mojito Drink Recipe

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Mojito Drink Recipe Ingredients: Ice 6 ounces light rum 12 mint sprigs, or spearmint, 8 roughly broken apart 6 tablespoons fresh lime juice 4 tablespoons sugar (or substitute sweetener) Club soda 4 slices lime       Preparation: Place ice in beverage shaker then add in the rum, 8 broken up mint sprigs, lime juice and sugar. Shake well and serve over ice in a high ball glass. Top off each glass with a splash of club soda. Garnish each with a slice of lime and a sprig of mint. btw… we have the lime, but you’ll need to...

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