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scooby snack drink recipe

Scooby Snack Drink Recipe

This green shot reminds me a lot of a Pina Colada.  The coconut and pineapple, obviously are a reoccurring theme in tropical drinks and shots.  The melon liqueur add an unexpected freshness to this shot.  This Scooby Snack drink recipe will be ...

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bushwacker drink recipe

Bushwacker Drink Recipe

Think of this drink as a creamy chocolate pina colada.  Yep, the Bushwacker drink recipe is that good.  But, a quick word of caution, these don't taste like they have much alcohol so they go down very easy.  Take it easy with ...

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blue moon margarita

Blue Moon Margarita

Imagine sipping a drink as blue as the ocean.  You can hear the ocean and the sound of steel drums.  Are you in heaven?  In Key West?  In your back yard?  This Blue Moon Margarita will transport you to paradise no matter ...

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margaritaville frozen concoction maker

3 Must Make Drinks Using the Margaritaville Frozen Concoction Maker

When we remodeled our basement a few years ago, we added a Tiki Bar.  Our own version of Margaritaville.  We rushed out and bought our own Margaritaville Frozen Concoction Maker.  But, I struggled to find really good recipes.  When we were in ...

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strawberry daiquiri mix

Strawberry Daiquiri Mix

Store bought Strawberry Daiquiri mix is sweet and filled with lots of sugar.  It is so easy to make your own and you don't have to wait for strawberries to be in season. Step 1: In a blender add strawberries, sugar, hot water and ...

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margarita ice cream

Margarita Ice Cream

Margarita Ice Cream.... doesn't that sound heavenly?  It is so easy to make and best of all, you don't need an ice cream maker. Step 1: Whisk together lime juice, tequila and triple sec.  Fresh lime juice is best, but if you don't have ...

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margarita mix

Homemade Margarita Mix

Homemade margarita mix... let that sink in.  It is really as yummy as it sounds.  A good, no a great drink starts with really good ingredients and a margarita is no exception.  Fresh is always best and this mix you will find ...

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Citrus Margarita

Citrus Margarita

In my younger days, margaritas were not my go to drink.  Most margaritas have a "bite" that takes an acquired taste.  But, once I began to experiment with flavors, I found fresh mixes made the best drinks.  This Citrus Margarita is the ...

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pink panty dropper drink recipe

Pink Panty Dropper Drink Recipe

So, I am surfing around the internet, and find a recipe for the Pink Panty Dropper ... say what?  I, of course, clicked on it and read about this ... punch, drink, mass quantity libation.  All I could think of was... really? ...

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Jagermeister drink recipes

7 Best Jagermeister Drink Recipes

Jagermeister is a very popular liqueur.  Obviously the best known drink is the Jager Bomb, but how about trying something new and different?  We think these are the 7 best Jagermeister drink recipes. Dr. Jager 1 1/2 oz Dr. Pepper 1 1/2 oz Jagermeister Pour into ...

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b52 drink recipe

B52 Drink Recipe and other Variations

This is certainly a throw-back drink.  I asked my twenty something son about the B52 and he gave me that blank stare... once again, I am showing my age.  The B52 drink recipe is very easy to make and is actually quite ...

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Alabama Slammer Drink Recipe

Alabama Slammer Drink Recipe

Nothing says Alabama more than an Alabama Slammer.  Legend says it was first shaken at the University of Alabama in 1975.  This sweet concoction made of SoCo, sloe gin, amaretto and orange juice is the signature drink of the Alabama Crimson Tide ...

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rusty nail drink recipe

Rusty Nail Drink Recipe

Just the sound of this drink makes me think about pirates... arrrghhhh... drink your Rusty Nail!  This Rusty Nail drink recipe is super simple.  Just three ingredients and you will be sounding just like a pirate! Step 1: Add ice to a glass.  Add ...

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Coquitto drink recipe

Coquito Drink Recipe

This creamy tropical eggnog with warm cinnamon and cloves, and my personal favorite, rum, is a must for any holiday event.  You will find this Coquito Drink Recipe is really easy to make, so much so, you may want to make it ...

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buttery nipple drink recipe

Buttery Nipple Drink Recipe

This Buttery Nipple Drink Recipe makes the perfect shot, which is on the sweeter side.  This drink isn't heavy on the alcohol but does provide a nice, warm undertone due to the butterscotch schnapps.  Enjoy this anytime of the year. Step 1: Pour the ...

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Nutty Irishman Drink Recipe

Nutty Irishman Drink Recipe

This is a very smooth and addicting drink.  I found several recipes and after a little tinkering, and a lot of drinking, here is what I found to be the best Nutty Irishman Drink Recipe.  A Nutty Irishman combines the flavors of ...

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Rumchata Pudding Shot Recipes

Rumchata Pudding Shot Recipes

If you are not familiar with Rumchata it is a cream liquor that is made from rum, cream and a secret spice blend.  The spices have a hint of cinnamon.  Think about how a graham cracker tastes and that would be close ...

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Three Olives Loopy Vodka Colada

Three Olives Loopy Vodka Colada

I love this Three Olives Loopy Vodka Colada.  The Three Olives Loopy Vodka tastes just like liquid fruit loops... yes, it really does bring back those childhood breakfast memories (of course those memories of the cereal, not the vodka...).  When the vodka ...

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Spiced Rum Chai Latte

Spiced Rum Chai Latte

The warm spices found in a chai latte are complemented by a shot of spiced rum.  Really, think about it, the warmth of rum and the spices found in the chai are the perfect combination.  Now, the question is which spiced rum? ...

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Red, White and Blue Shot

Red White and Blue Shot

Celebrate the Holiday with a layered red, white and blue shot. Step 1: Layer grenadine, white creme de cacao and blue curaçao in a shot glass. This may take some practice, but once you master layering drinks, then you can really impress your friends!  

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Sangria Slushy

Sangria Slushy

Best way to combine the flavors of sangria with a slushy.  Great drink on a sunny afternoon. Step 1: Freeze sweet red wine in a ice cube tray. Step 2: Combine the frozen sweet wine, orange juice, pomegranate juice and a handful of blackberries in a ...

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Peach Strawberry Wine Slushy

Peach Strawberry Wine Slushy

A Peach Strawberry Wine Slushy is is the perfect sunny afternoon drink.  It combines the great flavors of strawberries and peaches with, of course, wine... where could you go wrong? Step 1: Make the peach part. Mix 1/2 cup frozen peaches with 1/2 bottle ...

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Sloppy Rita, Sloppy Joe's Key West

Sloppy Rita

If you have ever been to Key West, then you have most certainly stopped at Sloppy Joe's.  This world famous bar was the nightly home to Hemingway...and now you.  Can't make it to Key West?  How about making the Sloppy Rita at ...

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Irish Flag Shot

7 Drinks to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day!! Put on your green and grab a drink.  Don't settle for green dyed beer, try one of the these green drinks and may the Luck of the Irish be with you! 1. The Green Lantern This drink combines melon liqueur and ...

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Irish Flag Shot

Irish Flag Shot

Ok, nothing more Irish than the Irish flag and this shot captures all of the flag's colors.  This is a layered drink and can be pretty tricky to make; if you are new to layering drinks.  I found this you.tube video that ...

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