Try these totally Jersey drinks for St. Patrick’s Day
Let's get Debbie Downer out of the way first. If you're under 21, or can't handle drinking due to addiction issues, or have any intention of driving while drinking, just don't. Don't even read this.
For the rest, St. Patrick's Day is a big day for adult libations. I was thinking about next month's holiday and the parties that will be had. Suddenly I remembered a site that gave you the recipes for almost every drink you ever heard of and many more you never did. Webtender.com.
Then I thought, working for the Jersey station and all, are there any crazy drinks with Jersey in the name?
Turns out yes.
If you want to try any of the following just drink responsibly.
1 gal Cranberry juice
2 qt Apple cider or apple juice
1 qt Applejack
1 Apple, sliced
Put cranberry juice in punch bowl. Add apple cider/juice and apple juice brandy to taste. Slice apple in 3/16th.
The Jersey Cherry
1 1/2 oz Bacardi Rum
1 oz Cherry brandy
Fill with Cola
Build over ice in a rocks glass. Granish with a cherry.
4 cl (centiliter) Scotch
1/2 cup strong Hot chocolate
Pour first the scotch and then the cocoa over a lot of ice in a huge glass. Yes, the cocoa will melt the ice and that's perfect.
1/2 oz Sweet Vermouth
1 1/2 oz Apple brandy
Juice of 1 Lime
Shake all ingredients with ice, strain into a cocktail glass, and serve.
Jersey Shore Cherry Lemonade
1 1/2 oz Vodka
1 1/4 oz Sour mix
1 tsp Sugar
Fill with Sprite
Top with Grenadine or cherry juice
Add sugar, vodka, and sour mix over ice and shake. Then fill with sprite/7up. Top with grenadne or cherry juice. Garnish with cherry and lemon wedge.
Sex On The Beach - Jersey Style
1 cup Peach schnapps
1 cup Midori melon liqueur
1 cup Rum
1 cup Raspberry liqueur
1 1/2 qt Pineapple juice
1 1/2 qt Cranberry juice
1 bag Ice
Makes 1 gallon of punch -- mix all 4 liquers in 1 parts and fill rest with pineapple and cranberry juice.
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