Theme Team: Frozen
Okay, I know I was saying The Theme Teams would be based on an ingredient, but after finishing up with that Watermelon Cooler from the Rums, I decided to go with frozen drinks. I know the Cooler wasn’t a frozen drink, but it however was a cool drink. And since we are in the dog days of summer (sorry Brutus, old boy, but it’s true) I thought it would be a nifty idea to feature stuff to keep you cool. Sorry, Vodka, next time for sure.
Here, to make up for it Vodka, here’s one for you.
- 1 1/2 oz vodka
- 1 oz melon liqueur (Midori folks)
- 1 oz Peach Schnapps
- 1 1/2 oz cranberry juice (Oceanspray is my favorite)
- 2 oz Orange Juice
- 1/2 oz grape juice
- 1 cup crushed ice
Combine ingredients into blender. Blend until smooth (like Keith Stone). Pour into Parfait glass. Garnish with lime wedge.
Sorry, I couldn’t find a picture for this one you guys. This drink does sound fantastic. I think I’ll put this one on my must drink list for this weekend.
Next up for you cherry lovers.
Cherry Repair Kit
- 1/2 oz Half and Half
- 1/2 oz créme de cacao (white)
- 1/2 oz Amaretto
- 6 maraschino cherries
- 1/2 oz Maraschino liqueur
Combine all ingredients with 1 cup of crushed ice in blender until smooth. Pour into parfait glass. Garnish with a cherry and serve with a straw.
Now this is a great smooth, creamy drink. It’s a frozen drink that’s great for a warm evening. Again, sorry, I couldn’t find a picture for this one. What I did find via Google and Bing, well… Would’ve made this NSFW or NC18
Here’s a good one with ice cream.
- 3 oz cold espresso
- 1 oz Irish Whiskey
- 1/2 oz coffee liqueur (Kahlua)
- 1/2 oz Irish Cream Liqueur (Bailey’s or O’Mara’s)
- 1 scoop Vanilla Ice Cream
- 1 dash superfine sugar or simple syrup
Combine all ingredients in blender with 4 cups of crushed ice. Blend until smooth. Pour into parfait glass.
I guess you could say this is a different take on an irish coffee. I’ve had something very similiar to this before and that drink was great. I can’t remember what it was called. It was at this little hole in the wall bar in Houston that had an Irish theme to it.
- 1/2 oz Créme de Menthe (green)
- 1/2 oz chocolate mint liqueur
- 3 Chocolate Sandwich Cookies (Oreos)
- 3 oz light cream
Combine all ingredients in blender with 1 cup of crushed ice. Blend until smooth. Pour into hurricane glass. Top with whipped cream. Garnish with a cookie and cherry.
I will admit, I have had one of these. But it wasn’t called a Peppermint Penguin. It’s sweet and tasty. It’s a nice drink to buy your sweetheart or send to that pretty lady you’ve been seeing at the bar all night. I couldn’t find a picture and I was kinda getting bummed about not finding any for the drinks, so I just added this one. Thanks to Bunnygirle26 from DeviantArt.
And here is the last one for the post.
- 1 3/4 oz Melon Liqueur (Midori)
- 1 oz pineapple juice
- 1 oz orange juice
- 1/2 oz coconut syrup
- 3/4 oz superfine sugar or simple syrup
- 3/4 oz lemon juice
- 1/2 oz light rum
Combine all ingredients in blender with 1 cup of crushed ice. Blend until smooth.
Pour into parfait glass. Garnish with a lime wheel and cherry.
Going online for photos and I found a few variations for this drink. Seeing their ingredients, I decided not to use their pictures. A lot of them left out the melon liqueur.
So there you have it. Frozen drinks. I mean, what’s better during these dog days of summer (no Brutus you can’t have any, you are a dog). So I hope you all enjoy these. I’ll be back next week with more stuff. Until then, you don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here. Be sure to tip your bartenders and waitresses.
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