Mixed Drink Recipes Guide
How to make Mixed Drink Recipes
How to make great mixed drinks recipes? Use our easy, simple and fast recipes! Most mixed drink recipes are easy to make. Just follow the simple recipes and use the correct quantities. Simple and easy to follow instructions are provided with each of the mixed drink recipes. Check out the hints and tips provided and these will give you some great ideas on how to make good mixed drink recipes with the best special effects:
Serve your classic mixed drink recipes in unusually shaped drinking glasses. Give your drinking glasses a frosted edge by dipping the rim into Lemon juice and then dipping it into sugar. Simple but effective drinking glasses! Put the drinking glasses on colorful drink coasters.
Add colorful decorations to your mixed drink recipes - drink umbrellas, swizzle sticks , paper flowers, straws and even sparklers ! These decorations are all cheap and easy to obtain from your local grocery store
Add a straw to your mixed drink recipes - colored straws are great - just cut them up for small glasses!
Use cocktail sticks or toothpicks to twist or skewer slices of fruit to your classic mixed drink recipes
Add crushed ice
Frozen Mixed Drink Recipes
Frozen mixed drink recipes can be made using a variety of different methods:
Ice cubes or crushed ice are an essential ingredient for frozen mixed drink recipes - To make crushed ice just place your ice cubes in a plastic bag and crush the ice with a heavy object
Frozen fruit can often be used when making a frozen mixed drink recipe
Frozen Ice cream is a great ingredient for making frozen mixed drink recipes
Ensure all fruit juices and mixers are fully chilled before adding
Popular Mixed Drink Recipes - Top 10 Mixed Drink Recipes
Mixed drink recipes have become increasingly popular. Served at special occasions and parties the best mixed drink recipes look great and taste delicious. The following list contains the most common and popular top ten mixed drink recipes. Use the list as a basis for your own mixed drink menu - the recipes can be accessed via the links at the top of the page.
Top 10 Mixed Drink Recipes
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Just outside the top 10 mixed drink recipes was the Blue Hawaiian! The Hairy Buffalo is also one of the most popular of the mixed drink recipes. We have included the ingredients for this famous mixed drink but the ingredients are variable! This mixed drink was created from the left overs at bars and college parties! Other popular mixed drink recipes contain whiskey and tequila.
Most Popular Ingredients of Mixed Drink Recipes
The most popular ingredients for mixed drink recipes are brandy, rum, gin and vodka.
RUM: Rum is made in a variety of countries in a clear (white) or dark color but is especially associated with the Caribbean. Captain Morgan, Malibu ( Coconut ), Bacardi, Cruzan, Tortuga, Parrot Bay, Appleton, Bundaberg, Pussers, Havana Club, Myers and Don Q are some of the most famous and popular rum Brand names used in mixed drink recipes
GIN: Some of the most famous and popular gin types brands used in mixed drink recipes are Tanqueray Gin, Hendricks Gin, Gordons Gin, Beefeater Gin, Plymouth Gin, Bombay Sapphire Gin
BRANDY: Some of the most famous and popular Brand names for brandy used in mixed drink recipes are Cognac, Armagnac, Grappa, Ouzo, Metaxa and Calvados are all different types of Brandy
VODKA: Enjoy making Most Popular Vodka Recipes! Some of the most famous and popular Brand names for Vodka used in mixed drink recipes are Absolut aka Absolute, Smirnoff, Grey Goose aka Gray Goose, Skyy aka Sky, Bong, Belvedere, and Finlandia. The most famous vodkas are Russian , Ukrainian , Finnish , Swedish , Polish , USA , Canadian, French and British.
Calories in Mixed Drink Recipes
The calorie count in Mixed Drink Recipes and the nutrition value is clearly dependent on the ingredients and quantities consumed. However, a good guide to the the calories in Mixed Drink Recipes are as follows:
- Calorie count in 1oz Gin = 64 Calories in 80 Proof Gin
- Calorie count in 1oz Vodka = 64 Calories in 80 Proof Vodka
- Calorie count in 1oz Brandy = 64 Calories in 80 Proof Brandy
- Calorie count in 1oz Rum = 64 Calories in 80 Proof Rum
- Cholesterol = None
- Saturated fat = None
- Sodium content = Very Low
- Sugar content = None
Low calorie Mixed Drink Recipes and the nutrition value must take into account the calorie count in the alcohol. To create low calorie Mixed Drink Recipes replace any mixers with fresh fruit juice, low calorie soft drinks and omit any sugar or syrup.
Facts about Alcoholic Mixed Drink Recipes
A cocktail is a style of mixed drink. The majority of mixed drink recipes contain intoxicating alcohol. The word 'Alcohol' derives from the Arabic word 'al-kuhul' meaning powdered antimony. Mixed alcoholic drink recipes are made of any fermented or distilled liquor that contains ethyl alcohol, or ethanol, as an intoxicating agent. Mixed alcoholic drink recipes are made one or more kinds of liquor combined with other ingredients such as fruit juices or mixers. Mixed drink recipes usually have the directions to be shaken or stirred before serving. Types of liquor contained in mixed alcoholic drink recipes might include gin, vodka, brandy, rum, wine, whisky etc. Tropical mixed alcoholic drink recipes are made of one or more kinds of liquor combined with other ingredients such as fruit juices or mixers.
Free Mixed Drink Recipes
These free Mixed Drink Recipes are suitable for:
- Drinks at your home bar
The list of free Mixed Drink Recipes detailed above contain the contents by ingredients. Exercise your bartending skills, use decorations and unusual drinking glasses and drink coasters to become the bartender of your own personal bar which serves Mixed Drink Recipes!