Bartending: 9 Grand 'Ol Gold Themed Drink Recipes - dummies

Bartending: 9 Grand ‘Ol Gold Themed Drink Recipes

By Ray Foley

Is someone you know celebrating a golden birthday? Match your drinks to the theme of the evening and surprise that special someone with a golden themed drink on their special day.

Gold Digger Martini

1-1/2 oz. Finlandia Pineapple Vodka

1/2 oz. Cointreau

Stir with ice; serve straight up or over ice.

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Gold Furnace

2 oz. Goldschläger

2 dashes Tabasco

Combine in a shot glass.

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Gold Rush

1 oz. Goldschläger

1 oz. Cuervo Gold

Shake with ice and strain into a shot glass.

Golden Boy

1-1/2 oz. Bourbon

1/2 oz. Rum

2 oz. Orange Juice

1 tsp. Lemon Juice

1 tsp. Sugar Syrup

1 scoop Crushed Ice

Dash Grenadine

Mix all ingredients, except the Grenadine, in a shaker. Strain mixture into a chilled glass. Top with a dash of Grenadine.

Golden Cadillac

1/4 oz. Liquore Galliano

1 oz. White Crème de Cacao

1 oz. Cream

Mix in a blender with a little ice at a low speed for a short time. Strain into a champagne glass. A scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream can be substituted for Cream.

Golden Day

3/4 oz. Vodka

1/2 oz. Liquore Galliano

Serve in a rocks glass over ice.

Golden Dream

1 oz. Liquore Galliano

1/4 oz. Triple Sec

1/2 oz. Orange Juice

1/2 oz. Cream

Shake with cracked ice. Strain into a cocktail glass.

You can also serve this one over ice in a highball glass.

Golden Girl Martini

1-3/4 oz. Dry Gin

3/4 oz. Dry Sherry

1 dash Angostura bitters

Stir gently with ice. Serve straight up or over ice.

Golden Martini

2-1/2 oz. Seagram’s Extra Dry Gin

1/4 oz. French Vermouth

Stir gently with ice. Serve straight up or over ice. Garnish with a Lemon Peel Twist.