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Throwing a party can be very successful as long as you prepare yourself properly. Learn how to make these seven drinks and prepare yourself to throw some excellent parties.
-Ameretto Sour: four parts amaretto (2oz.), two parts white creme de menthe (1oz.). Shake ingredients well in cocktail shaker and then strain over cracked ice into chilled cocktail glass.
-Long Island Iced Tea: four parts vodka (2oz.), two parts gin (1oz.), two parts white tequila (1oz.), two parts white rum (1oz.), one part white creme de menthe (1/2oz.), four parts fresh lemon juice (2oz.), bar sugar (1tsp.), lime wedge, cola. Combine all ingredientsk except lime and cola, in a cocktail shaker with cracked ice. Shake well and strain into chilled collins glass over ice cubes. Fill with cola and gently stir. Add lime wedge for garnish.
-Margarita: six parts silver or gold tequila (3oz.), two parts triple sec (1oz.), four parts lime juice (2oz.), coarse salt, lime wedge. Rim a large cocktail glass by rubbing the rim with the lime wedge and dipping it into a saucer of coarse salt. Combine remaining ingredients in a cocktail shaker with cracked ice. Shake well and strain into the chilled, salted cocktail glass.
-Pina Colada: four parts light rum (2oz.), two parts dark rum (1oz.), six parts pineapple juice (3oz.), four parts coconut cream (2oz.), pineapple spear. Combine all ingredients, except pineapple spear, with cracked ice in a blender. Blend until smooth and pour into chilled collins glass. Garnish with pineapple spear.
-Rob Roy: six parts scotch (3oz.), two parts sweet vermouth (1oz.), dash angostura bitters, maraschino cherry. Combine all ingredients, except cherry, with ice cubes in a mixing glass. Stir well and strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with cherry.
-Screwdriver: four parts vodka (2oz.), fresh orange juice, orange slice. Pour vodka and orange juice into chilled highball glass over ice cubes. Stir and garnish with orange slice.
-Strawberry Daiquiri: four parts light rum (2oz.), two parts fresh lime juice (1oz.), sugar syrup (1tsp.), seven large fresh strawberries (if it is not season then frozen are fine). Combine all ingredients, except for one strawberry, with cracked ice into a blender. Blend until smooth and pour into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with remaining strawberry.
Have fun learning how to make these drinks and hopefully your parties will last as long as you have enough ingredients.