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Truly Fruity Cocktail Recipes

Article by Ronald Hoff

Cocktails are very popular when it comes to parties, small gatherings, drinks after dinner and even a simple bonding with friends and families. Cocktails are favored for their tasty and fruity flavors. These drinks truly bring out the fun of the event. Learning these cocktail recipes will increase your bartending skills and will make you a favorite party buddy. Enjoy the following fruity cocktail recipes:Bloody Mary with a Twist

Ingredients:10 oz. organic tomato juice2 oz. organic vodka2 dashes of hot sauce2 dashes of Worcestershire saucePinch of black pepperGarnish with Buddha’s hands, olives, and celeryRim with sea salt

Preparation: Rim a medium height glass with sea salt. Combine the first four ingredients in a bowl and stir. Add ice to the glass and add mixture then season with pepper. Garnish with celery, vodka infused Buddha’s hands, and olives.Fruity Basils

Ingredients:8 basil leaves4 mint leaves1 tsp raw sugar1 tbsp lime juice½ cup chopped watermelon1 1/2 oz rumGarnish with basil

Preparation: Muddle basil, mint, sugar, and lime juice in the base of a shaker glass. If it’s still too thick, blend it in a blender. Add watermelon and continue to muddle. Add rum and ice and shake. Fill medium height glass with ice and add muddled rum mixture into the glass. Garnish with more mint.Mint Fizz

Ingredients:3/4 tsp sugar3 fresh mint sprigs1 oz fresh lime juiceIce2 oz vodkaChampagneMint for garnish

Preparation: Combine sugar, mint, and lime juice. Muddle with a spoon. Add ice to a drink shaker along with vodka. Shake vigorously and strain into a highball glass. Top with a bit of organic champagne. Serves 1Southern Peach Bellinis

Ingredients:1 bottle Prosecco2 ripe (VERY important) local peaches1 tsp sugar1 tsp fresh lemon juicePeach slice for garnish

Preparation: Peel the peaches, and use a food processor to really liquefy them. Stir in sugar and lemon juice. Put 2 tablespoons of the peach mixture into the bottom of a champagne glass and fill with Prosecco. Garnish with a slice of peach. Serves 1Fig Heaven

Ingredients:6 ounces fresh black mission figs1 liter vodka8 ounces sugarCocktail:Juice of ¼ orangeJuice of ½ lime½ oz. fig liqueur1 oz. vodka

Preparation for the Fig Liqueur: Infuse the figs into the vodka. Once infused, pour the contents into a large sauce pan and add the sugar, cooking the mixture on high heat until the alcohol begins to evaporate. Be incredibly careful cooking alcohol over an open flame. You must have proper ventilation. Reduce the mixture by 20 percent. Chill in an ice bath and strain with a cheese cloth.Preparation for the Cocktail: Add ingredients into a shaker glass with ice. Shake really well and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with herbs or cucumber. Serves 1Gingered Pear Cocktail

Ingredients:3 oz. pear infused vodka1/2 oz. pear ginger puree (recipe to follow)1 thin slice pear

Preparation: Mix all liquid ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker. Strain into a medium glass with ice and add ingredients. Garnish with a slice of pear. Remember to drink moderately and enjoy your truly fruity cocktails! For more secret cocktail recipes, you are welcome to visit my website at: cocktailrecipessecret/

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