Have yourself a happy cocktail any time of year; the simpler the better! When you want a really tasty cocktail, but not a difficult one to make, try a few simple drinks that will make any night more fun. ‘The Snakebite’ is known to be a man’s drink, but by all means women go for it any day! To make this classic drink, chill a pint glass, pour in 8 oz. of chilled cider, and then float 8 oz. of lager on top of it by holding a spoon over the glass and slowly pouring it over the back of the spoon. It’s a fun balancing act that is sure to impress. ‘The Gimlet’ is very popular in the U.S.; it dates back to the 20’s. It’s basically a gin-and-sweetened-lime-juice cocktail juice. It’s made by shaking 2 oz. of gin with ¼ oz. of Rose’s Lime Juice with an ice shaker, and then straining into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lime wedge for added color and exquisiteness.
‘The Screwdriver Mule’ is pretty and tasty; it adds a bit of ginger for some kick. To make it, you’ll fill a rocks glass with ice and add 2 oz. of Smirnoff Ice Screwdriver, then top off with ginger beer. Add a squeeze of lime and garnish with a lime wedge after. It’s refreshing and summery. The famous ‘Pina Colada’ is just a drink that wants you to enjoy the whole night; to make it is fast and simple: add one shot of white rum to a glass filled with ice and top with pineapple coconut juice. You can garnish with a slice of pineapple or fresh mint. To make a really fancy and fun cocktail, try a ‘Bellini.’ It originated in Venice, Italy in the 30’s. To make it, you will pour 2 oz. of chilled fruit puree of your choice into a champagne flute and top with 3 oz. of prosecco. These drinks are simple and delectable. Enjoy yourself a nice cocktail party with these fun-to-make drinks.