HOUSTON – Make your next date night one to remember with flirty cocktail recipes you can make yourself.
Forget the dinner reservation and impress your date by shaking things up.
Lead Mixologist, at Le Colonial, Alexa Braswell, shares 3 simple recipes.
SPICE ME UP
Tequila, strawberry, basil and black pepper cocktail.
- 1 1/2 oz Casamigos Blanco Tequila
- .75 oz lemon juice
- .5 oz agave
- .5 oz Campari Liqueur
- 2 muddled strawberries
- 2 basil leaves
- A dash of black pepper
Muddle strawberries and add tequila, agave, lemon juice, campari and basil to shaker. Shake vigorously and double strain over ice in a collins glass. Garnish with basil leaf.
YIN AND YANG
Chocolate and vanilla martini.
- 1.5 oz Grey Goose Vanilla Vodka
- 1 oz Heavy whipping cream
- .5 oz Godiva Dark Chocolate Liqueur
- .5 oz Bailey Irish Cream
Decorate martini glass with chocolate syrup and leave in freezer for five minutes until design is set in place. Shake vodka, Godiva liqueur, heavy whipping cream, and Baileys vigorously and strain into your chilled and designed martini glass. Top with grated chocolate flakes.
Mango and passion fruit martini.
- 1.5 oz Belvedere Mango Passion Vodka
- 1.5 oz Mango Nectar and Mango Puree
- .5 oz Passion Puree
Shake purees and vodka and strain into martini glass. Garnish with an orchid.
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