Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Official Top 10 List of All Time (Drinks)

1. Mojito 
Traditionally, a mojito is a cocktail that consists of five ingredients: white rum, sugar (traditionally sugar cane juice), lime juice, sparkling water and mint.
The original Cuban recipe uses spearmint or yerba buena, a mint variety very popular on the island.

2. Jello shots
A gelatin shot (usually called a Jell-O shot in North America and vodka jelly or jelly shot in the UK and Australia) is a shooter in which liquor, usually vodka, rum, tequila, or neutral grain spirit replaces some of the water or fruit juice that is used to congeal the gel.

3. Long Island Iced Tea (By a Long Islander)
A Long Island Iced Tea is a highball made with, among other ingredients, vodka , gin , tequila , and rum

4. Cosmopolitan
A cosmopolitan, or informally cosmo is a cocktail made with vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice, and freshly squeezed lime juice or sweetened lime juice.

5. Margarita
The margarita is a cocktail consisting of tequila mixed with orange-flavoured liqueur and lime or lemon juice, often served with salt on the glass rim. It is the most common tequila-based cocktail in the United States

6. Sangria
It normally consists of wine, chopped fruit, a sweetener, and a small amount of added brandy. In the case of fruits, they are chopped or sliced such as orange, lemon, lime, apple, peach, melon, berries, pineapple, grape and mango. A sweetener such as honey, sugar, simple syrup, orange juice is added. 
Instead of brandy, other liquids such as Seltzer, Sprite or 7 Up may be added.

7. Apple Martini ( Appletini)
An apple martini (appletini for short) is a cocktail containing vodka and one or more of apple juice, apple cider, apple liqueur, or apple brandy. Optionally, vermouth may be included, as in a regular martini. Typically, the apple vodka is shaken or stirred with a sweet and sour mix and then strained into a cocktail 

8. Amaretto Sour
Amaretto is a sweet, almond-flavoured, Italian liqueur. It is made from a base of apricots or almond pits, sometimes both

9. Mai Tai
The Mai Tai is an alcoholic cocktail based on rum, Curaçao liqueur, and lime juice, associated with "Polynesian-style" settings.

10. Sex On The Beach
It  is made from vodka, peach schnapps, orange juice, and cranberry juice. The ingredients are shaken together with ice in a shaker and are served in a highball glass. Sometimes they are mixed in smaller amounts and served as a shooter.

1 σχόλια:

I love sangria !!! (ok… I love whiskey too), in the other hand I hate tequila, in fact for unspecified reason tequila hates me…

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