Video:How to Make 5 Spring Cocktailswith Josh Finocchiaro
Cocktail drinks can be as seasonal as your produce. Watch this how-to video from About.com to learn how to make 5 easy spring cocktail drink recipes, perfect for celebrating the end of winter.See Transcript
Transcript:How to Make 5 Spring Cocktails
Hi, I’m Josh from Annie’s Cafe & Bar in Denver Colorado. I’m here for About.com to show you how to make 5 spring cocktails.
Peach Blossom Cocktail:
To get started, I’m going to show you how to make a Peach Blossom. Before you begin, you’ll need: 2 oz vodka, 1/2 oz peach schnapps, ginger ale; Pour 2 oz of vodka into a collins glass filled with ice. Add 1/2 oz peach schnapps. Now top with ginger ale. Add a straw and serve.
Fuzzy Cherry Cocktail:
Next, I’m going to show you how to make a Fuzzy Cherry. You will need: 1 oz amaretto almond liqueur, 1 oz peach schnapps, 1 oz cranberry juice, 1 dash lime juice, and a cherry for garnish. Pour 1 oz ofamaretto liqueur into an ice-filled collins glass. Add 1 oz of peach schnapps. Now pour in 1 oz of cranberry juice. Add a dash of lime juice, Now add a straw. Give it a stir and you are ready to serve.
Spring Fling Cocktail:
Now, I’m going to show you how to make a Spring Fling. You will need: 2 oz Dry gin, 6 oz of lemon-lime soda, 6 oz of cranberry juice, and a lemon or lime for garnish; Pour 2 oz of Gin in an ice-filled collins glass. Now pour in 6 oz of Cranberry Juice. Top with soda. Add a straw, give it a stir.
Blue Margarita Cocktail:
Next, I’m going to show you how to make a Blue Margarita. You will need: 1 oz tequila, 1 oz Blue Curacao, dash of lemon or lime juice, dash of lime juice, 3 oz pineapple juice, lime wedge and a cherry for garnish, salt or sugar to rim the glass; Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Shake well. If desired, salt the rim of a chilled margarita glass. Pour contents, with ice, into the glass. Garnish with the lime wedge.
Melon Ball Cocktail:
Finally, I’m going to show you how to make a Melon Ball cocktail. You will need: 2 oz melon liqueur, 1 oz vodka, 4 oz pineapple juice. Pour 1 oz of vodka into an ice-filled collins glass. Add 2 oz of melon liqueur. Pour in 4 oz of pineapple juice. Add a straw. Garnish with a lime wedge and a cherry. You are ready to serve. Thank you for watching, for more information, go to Food.about.com.