Definitive Guide for Boat Drinks!
White Peach Sangria
½ of a cup Brandy
¼ of a cup Sugar (or more to taste)
2 bottles White Wine (a fruity, zesty wine works best i.e. Riesling, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc)
3 tablespoons Lemon Juice
6 White Peaches (diced)
2 Lemons (cut into slices)
1 Lime (cut into slices)
½ cup Blueberries
½ of a cup halved Strawberries (about 15 small strawberries)
½ to 1 cup Seltzer Water / Soda Water (optional)
2 cups of Ice Cubes
In a large punch bowl or pitcher stir together brandy and sugar until sugar dissolves
Add white wine and all the fruit and give it a quick stir
Leave in refrigerator overnight for the flavor of the fruit to mix together with the alcohol
When ready to serve, add seltzer water and more sugar, if needed
Top off with ice cubes to keep chilled
If you are planning on serving it straight away, skip placing the bowl in the fridge and add seltzer water to taste (optional) and ice cubes
Letting the alcohol soak with the fruit gives this sangria it’s nice pink color. The fruit will also absorb a lot of the alcohol and create less need for extra sugar.
The fruit may not look as crisp and fresh the next day since it has soaked. Add a few more fresh lemon slices and berries to the top, if the presentation is a big factor
Brandy can be substituted with triple sec if needed. If both are not available it can also be omitted
Adding soda water is completely optional. It really just depends on how strong you would like your drink
Ocean Breeze Cocktail
7-Up or Sprite
Cherry for Garnish
Fill a large glass or shaker with ice
Pour 2 oz of Coconut Rum
1 oz of Blue Curacao
12oz of Sprite
Shake well and pour into a glass filled with ice
1 part Kahlúa
1 part vodka
1/2 Part Irish cream Liqueur
1 part ice cream
Chocolate syrup and whipped cream for serving (optional)
Place the Kahlúa, vodka, Irish cream liqueur, ice cream, and ice in the blender
Blend until smooth
Drizzle the chocolate syrup around the insides of the serving glasses
Pour the blended mudslide mix into the glasses
Add a dash of whipped cream
We use shot glasses to measure our pours. If you’re cool and have a jigger use that! Use the glass you will be serving in to measure the ice. We also like to use frozen glasses for a little extra chill.
We use a little more than 1 part ice cream — we find a good healthy scoop does the trick and makes my mudslides extra creamy. You can also get crazy and forego the ice for more ice cream!
TIP: Chocolate syrup won’t coat the side of your glass unless you freeze the glass first!
Moscow Mule Cocktail
1 1/2 fluid ounces vodka
1/2 Fluid ounce lime juice
1/2 cup of ginger beer
1 lime wedge for garnish
Pour vodka and lime juice into a mug
Add ice cubes and ginger beer
Stir and drop a lime wedge for garnish.
Gin n Tonic or… Juice!
Mix 1 oz of gin with grapefruit juice and garnish with a grapefruit wedge and rosemary sprig.
To modify this drink into a mocktail, substitute tonic water or ginger beer for the gin.
A Simple Mojito
2 tablespoons (1 ounce) fresh lime juice
2 heaping teaspoons superfine sugar
1 cup crushed ice
12 fresh mint leaves, plus 5 small sprigs for garnish
1/4 cup (2 ounces) white rum
2 tablespoons (1 ounce) club soda
In 10-ounce glass (such as Collins or highball), stir together lime juice and sugar until sugar dissolves.
Add 1/4 cup crushed ice
Rub mint leaves over rim of glass
Tear leaves in half and add to the glass
Gently stir for 15 seconds
Add rum, remaining crushed ice, and club soda
Gently stir for 5 seconds
Tuck mint sprigs into top of the glass and insert a tall straw
1 ½ cups silver tequila
4 ½ cups grapefruit soda
juice of 6 limes
lime wedges to garnish
Combine tequila, grapefruit soda, and lime juice in a pitcher stir to combine
Pour over ice-filled glasses and garnish each with a wedge of lime