Sunday, December 14, 2014

Love, Laughter, and EVERYTHING in Between: Day 14-Cocktail Hour

Cocktail hour is typically held just before dinner or between the ours of four to six in the afternoon.  It's a time of pre-dinner socializing intended to create a relaxing environment for mingling.

If you're having a cocktail hour and want to spruce it up, consider having a signature drink for your guests to indulge in. Think of what you like and go from there; here are three samples to tickle your fancy...

  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) citrus-flavored vodka
  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) raspberry-flavored vodka
  • 1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) Chambord
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon Simple Syrup 
  • 2 tablespoons cranberry juice
  • Raspberries, for garnish
  • 1 lady apple, cut in half lengthwise, or 2 slices of a larger apple
  • 3 ounces whiskey
  • 1 ounce dry vermouth
  • 2 dashes bitters
  • 1 cup sparkling apple cider
The Negroni Cocktail is a classic Italian drink. Order a Negroni and you’ll be sure to Impress your bartender1 oz Campari 
1 oz Gin 
1 oz Sweet vermouth 

~Until Next Time

Sharon Patrice Simply Perfect Peace Events, Inc. and Designs by Shay, the Blog "My Journey, My Way, My LIFESTYLE ~ Celebrating Love, Laughter and Everything in Between..." You or your brand interested in a review? Getting married or having a social event and need assistance? Email Me For All Your Event Planning Needs.

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