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MORE Around the World Cocktails

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To broaden your travel experience, try some of the local cocktails and libations. Even the local fruit juices in these countries offer a taste of the place.



MEXICO - DAIQUIRI

makes 1 cocktail


2 oz light rum

1 oz fresh lime juice

¾ oz simple syrup

lime twist, garnish


Add all the ingredients into a shaker with ice, and shake until well-chilled. Strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with a lime twist.




CUBA - PALOMA

makes 1 cocktail


2 oz tequila or mezcal

½ oz fresh lime juice

pinch of salt to taste

grapefruit soda to top

lime wheel, garnish


Add the tequila, lime juice and salt into a highball glass over ice. Top off with the grapefruit soda and stir. Garnish with a lime wheel.




IRELAND - IRISH COFFEE

makes 1 cocktail


1½ oz Irish whiskey

2 tsp brown sugar

brewed coffee

whipped cream, garnish


Filling an Irish Coffee mug with hot water, let sit for 2 minutes, then discard the water. Add the whiskey and sugar to the glass, fill with the coffee, and stir. Top with an inch of unsweetened lightly whipped cream.




MEXICO - MARGARITA

makes 1 cocktail


¾ oz fresh squeezed lime juice

1 oz Cointreau or Triple Sec

1½ oz tequila

kosher salt, optional for rimming

lime wheel, garnish


Add the ingredients to a shaker filled with ice and shake. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass or salt rimmed rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a lime wheel.




FRANCE - KIR ROYALE

makes 1 cocktail


½ oz Creme de Cassis

Dry sparkling wine

lemon twist, garnish


Pour the crème de cassis into a Champagne flute. Top with the sparkling wine.

Garnish with a lemon twist.


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