The Samuels: Recipe: •2 parts Maker’s Mark® Bourbon •1 part amaretto •1/2 part cranberry juice •Juice of 1 fresh lemon wedge •Flamed oils from 3 orange zests for garnish Add all ingredients to a shaker, including the lemon wedge that had been squeezed for juice. Add ice. Strain into a martini glass. The Samuels is Anthony Caporale's answer to a Cosmopolitan. The drink is slightly sweet and tart from the cranberry juice. Manly enough for the guys and still tasty for the ladies.
Bourbon Squash: Recipe: •1-1/2 parts Maker’s Mark® Bourbon •3/4 part orange juice •1/2 part lemon juice •1 teaspoon simple syrup Squeeze citrus juices into a tall glass. Drop in hulls. Add simple syrup and pack the glass with shaved ice. Add Maker’s Mark® Bourbon and stir. Serve with a cocktail straw.
// Festive Bourbon Slush: 2-3oz cans frozen lemonade, 1-12oz can frozen orange juice, 2 cups hot strong tea, 1/2 cup sugar (optional), 6 cups water, 2 to 2 1/2 cups quality bourbon, Ginger Ale, Mint // Mix hot tea, sugar, lemonade, and orange juice together. Add water and bourbon. Freeze for three days. To serve, scoop into a rocks glass and top with cold ginger ale. Add mint to garnish.
All American Sweetheart Martini 2-1/2 ounces vodka 1-1/2 ounces peach schnapps 1 ounce orange juice 1 ounce strawberry puree Ice Heart-shaped gummy candy (garnish) Directions: Mix all ingredients with ice in a shaker. Shake. Strain into a chilled martini glass.
Vodka Watermelon Frosty! 2 1/4 cups frozen watermelon cubes 2 shots vodka 2 Tbsp honey 1/2 lemon, squeezed (or a few drops of lemon juice concentrate) 1/2 banana Little bit of water or juice if needed to blend (depends on how frozen your watermelon is) Blend all ingredients together in blender and garnish with frozen watermelon rind. Could make w/o vodka for kids!