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Rum and Coke

A rum and coke is a simple yet refreshing cocktail. The rum compliments the coke which gives it a nice spicy taste with an honest punch.

 

1 1/2 oz Rum (of choice)

 

4 1/2 oz Coke (can be Pepsi)

 

Afterward, pour your Rum of choice and Cola into a highball glass with ice. Stir until soda/pop (wherever you’re from) fizzes. Admire your creation and enjoy!

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How to make a Whiskey Sour

If you have ever taken a Lemon Drop shot and enjoyed it, you’ll probably like a whiskey sour then. A Whiskey Sour can be made with all different types of whiskey making it very versatile to whoever is making it.

What you need:

  • 1 1/2 oz bourbon (preferred whiskey)
  • 1/2 – 3/4 tsp sugar
  • 1 1/2 oz lemon juice, fresh squeezed
  • Orange slice (optional garnish)
  • Maraschino cherry (optional garnish)

Once you’ve gathered everything put them into a cocktail shaker with some ice cubes and begin to shake.

Note: The point of the ice cubes are not only to get the drink cold but to also dilute the drink just a bit.

Afterward, pour the drink into an appropriately sized glass over ice. If it is too sour, play with the ingredients until it is to your liking. Enjoy!

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Make me a Mojito!

Cuban-born, the Mojito was one of Ernest Hemingway’s favorite drinks. A mojito is a refreshing drink that has a tart, minty, citrus taste that’s backed up with a punch of rum. This drink is made to cool you down during those hot summer afternoons.

What you need:

  • 1 1/2 oz. rum
  • 2 tsp sugar (can be less)
  • 1/2 lime
  • 12 leaves or 3 sprigs of mint
  • Club Soda

Then, combine the sugar and mint in a tall glass. Add some juice from the lime and slightly crush the mint leaves. Add the rum and ice (ice should reach close to the top of the glass.) Add club soda and ENJOY!