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25 02, 2011

Happy Hour Friday – Espresso Martini

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Espresso Martini- Shot of espresso- 1/2 oz. Three Olives Chocolate Vodka- 1/2 oz. Godiva dark chocolate liqueur- 1/4 oz. Amaretto- 1/4 oz. Kahlúa- Baileys to top offShake ingredients with ice. Rim the glass with shaved chocolate. Strain cocktail and top with Baileys, whipped cream, and cocoa.SOURCE: David Feuer, Deco, in Houston

18 02, 2011

Happy Hour Friday – French Cosmo

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The French Cosmo3 oz. pineapple juice1 1/2 oz. vodka1/2 oz. cassisGarnish: pineapple slice or leafShake all the ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled stemmed glass. Garnish with pineapple slice or float a leaf from the fruit in the drink.SOURCE: Joe Reiser, at Woo Lae Oak, Los Angeles

11 02, 2011

Happy Hour Friday – Amore Vietato (Forbidden Love)

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Amore Vietato (Forbidden Love)2 oz. Hendricks gin1 oz. blood orange juiceDash simple syrup, 2 strawberries4 slices of cucumberMuddle fruit with simple syrup, add gin and blood orange juice. Shake and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with strawberry, cucumber spiral and orange peel hearts.SOURCE: Wendy Verdel, Zeffirino, The Venetian, Las Vegas

8 10, 2010

Happy Hour Friday – Hot Apple Pie Shots

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Hot Apple Pie ShotsIngredients3/4 c. apple cider1/4 tsp. vanilla extract1/4 c. rumcinnamonDirectionsMeasure 3/4 c. of apple cider on a microwavable container. Heat in the microwave until very hot. Stir in 1/4 tsp. of vanilla extract, 1/4 c. of rum and a pinch of cinnamon. Pour into a shot glasses three-quarters of the way full. Top [...]