Indonesian Local Cocktail Recipes
Spending quality time at home is indeed warm and pleasant. However, it’s still not enough if there is no fresh drink to accompany your leisure activities. Here are 9 choices of easy and fresh cocktail recipes that you can prepare in a short amount of time for a small party with family members at home:
Enjoy the freshness of a margarita cocktail that you can make at home! Cocktails consisting of tequila, orange alcoholic drinks, and lime juice are often served with salt at the edge of the glass. The drink is served by being shaken with ice, mixed with ice, or without ice. To make it at home, you only need salt, ice, tequila, Cointreau, and lime juice. How to make it is also very simple and easy. Frost the rim of the martini glass with salt, and then, place ice, tequila, Cointreau, and lime juice in cocktail shakers, after that, shake well and strain into glass garnish with a slice of lime. Voila! You can enjoy a Margarita Cocktail while relaxing at home.
Margarita and Sorbet
Everyone must already know about this drink. Only with 2 parts tequila, 1 part Cointreau, and 1 part of any juice you like, and make it by yourself at home. To be more exciting, you can pour it on vanilla or fruit-flavored sorbet. The ingredients you need are also very simple, there are cups of water, sugar, any fresh juice, triple sec, tequila, and vanilla. How to make it is also very easy, by stirring water and sugar in a heavy medium saucepan over medium heat until sugar dissolves, and then, increase heat and bring to boil, pour into a medium bowl, and mix all ingredients. Finally, you can refrigerate until it is cold, and you can enjoy the margaritas and sorbet that you made. Yum!
The authentic classic mojitos are a drink that is very suitable and very refreshing for hot summer days. You can also make classic mojitos by yourself to enjoy with friends while relaxing at home. The ingredients needed are lime, palm sugar, ice, mint leaves, and soda or lemonade water. How to make it is also very easy, you just need to put all the ingredients in a glass and serve it in a cold. After that, you can enjoy classic mojitos that are made that suit your taste!
If you want to feel the freshness of oranges with tequila. Orange Martini is a drink that is suitable for you to enjoy. You can make this cocktail easily with salt or sugar, tequila, Cointreau, orange juice, and ice cubes. To make the appearance more attractive, sprinkle a little salt or sugar, then wet the edges of the glass and put the salt or sugar on it. Mix tequila, Cointreau, orange juice, and ice cubes in a closed container, then shake for a minute or so. You can also add simple syrup to make the taste more unique. Filter the drink into a glass jug, and you can enjoy its freshness!
The tequila sunrise is a cocktail made from tequila, orange juice, and grenadine syrup, and is served without being mixed in a tall glass. This recipe only needs things that you can find in a convenience store: orange juice, grenadine syrup as a yellow-red coloring on tequila. In a tall glass filled with ice, pour in the tequila and orange juice. Slowly pour the grenadine into the glass over the back of a spoon or by drizzling it down the side of the glass, allowing it to settle at the bottom. After that, garnish with an orange slice and maraschino cherry. Finally, you can enjoy the freshness!
Mint julep is a cocktail made from crushed mint leaves together with sugar or sugar water and added with bourbon whiskey and decorated with mint leaves. All you need is whiskey, water, crystalline sugar, and a few mint leaves. For a more refreshing trick, you can replace water with infused water or sparkling water. To make it, place the mint leaves in the bottom of a glass and top with the sugar. Muddle these together until the leaves begin to break down. Add a splash of sparkling water, fill the glass 3/4 full with crushed ice, and add the bourbon. Top with another splash of water, stir, and garnish with a sprig of mint, and, Voila!
Coke and rum are a great match for drinks. As the name suggests, you only need rum and coke! To make it a ‘Cuba Libre’, you only need to decorate it with lime on ice. How to make it is also quite easy, by gathering the ingredients, squeeze the juice of half a lime into a collins glass or highball glass, add ice cubes and pour the rum into the glass, fill with cola and stir well. Serve and enjoy! If you have some Mexican Coca-Cola that is sweetened with cane sugar, it will be more authentic than the American Coca-Cola sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS).
Want to try the delicious warm cocktails when it’s raining outside? For this classic cocktail, you’ll just need hot water, whiskey, honey, cinnamon, and lime. Hot toddies are light and hydrating rather than overwhelmingly sweet. In your favorite cup, mix a spoonful of cinnamon powder, honey, and one-third cup of hot water before adding tequila, lime juice, and vanilla extract. Combined all ingredients into the bottom of a warmed mug. If desired, garnish with the lemon, cinnamon stick or star anise. Stir and serve immediately.
Key Lime Martini
Source: tipsybartender.com https://tipsybartender.com/recipe/key-limetini/
This is one seriously delicious cocktail, and it’s all about the flavor. To make it, you only need this material and how to make it is easy and simple. Crush the graham cracker sufficiently and before garnishing your container with the flakes. Fill your shaker martini with ice then add the ingredients in the form of pisco with vanilla infusion, lime juice, two tablespoons of thick coconut milk, pineapple juice, and whipping cream and shake it before filtering it into a glass.
That is all! You can make all of this cocktail by yourself at home. So, you can enjoy your free time while drinking a fresh and delicious cocktail on your own. Enjoy!
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