5 cocktails that you can prepare right at home
ByMindstood Staff January 10, 2019
A party without cocktails is something that no one would like to be in. Whenever you are hosting a dinner party or friends are coming over, or you are simply in the mood to feel fancy, then cocktails are the way to go.
When you are on a tight budget, then it is difficult to indulge in a few cocktails at a pub. What is it that you should do during those days? Nothing except making your favorite drink right away at home with the use of a few easy to avail ingredients.
You will be amazed that the drinks that you can quickly prepare at your home are the most expensive ones at a bar.
Let's start preparing the cocktails, shall we?
Cape Codder –
You can even refer to as the vodka cranberry. An easy to prepare a drink that can be prepared right away. You will need a bottle of vodka and cranberry juice.
Add four parts of cranberry juice to one part of vodka. It is important to keep the ratios of the ingredients in mind.
You will need cranberry juice, vodka, triple sec, and sweetened lime juice or freshly squeezed lime juice. Add all the above-mentioned ingredients in a cocktail shaker that is filled with ice. Shake well and pour right away in a glass.
Elyx cup –
Oh, this is a drink that is going to refresh you after a tiring day. It is bubbly and incredible to slurp. Just it will take five minutes to make this drink.
Place cucumber and muddle mint in a glass at first. Then add the ice to it. Pour vodka, some syrup, and lime juice in the cocktail shaker. Mix well. Pour it straight away in the glass.
Great Gatsby –
Even the name sounds enchanting, doesn't it? It is a drink that travels way back in time. A popular 1920s American drink is all you need to entertain your guests at a party.
In a cocktail shaker pour one ounce of Lillet Blanc, one ounce of vodka, and two ounces of freshly squeezed juice of a grapefruit. Mix it well. Pour it a glass and garnish with an orange slice on the rim.
If you are choice of poison is rum, then Daiquiri is the drink for you. A drink that uses only three ingredients and can be prepared within five minutes or less is going to be the life of every party.
Keep your cocktail glasses in the freezer to chill before you start to prepare the cocktail. You will need citrus juice, sugar, and some rum. Pour all the ingredients along with some ice cubes in a shaker and mix well. Then, pour it directly in the chilled cocktail glasses.