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Drink Mixer Edition Hosting a party or just looking for the perfect weekend cocktail recipe? Look no further. This decadent collection of tasty sips will inspire you to shake, stir and play bartender every night of the week. From cocktails perfect for the early morning riser to after-dinner drinks sure to please the sweet tooth, it’s a delightful collection perfect for every occasion, season and celebration.

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BLOODY MARY GRAPEFRUIT MIMOSA THE BUBBLY DIVINE IRISH COFFEE BLOOD ORANGE CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL CHAMPAGNE FRUIT PUNCH DOUBLE WHITE PEAR PUNCH PEACH BELLINI WILD CHERRY MARGARITA BLACKBERRY-MINT JULEP SPARKLING PASSION WATERMELON PUNCH COCKTAIL GRAPE SPARKLER SPIKED STRAWBERRY LEMONADE LEMON LIMEADE COCKTAIL MISTY EXOTIC FRUIT SANGRIA PUNCH SURFRIDER STRAWBERRY LIME DAIQUIRI HAWAIIAN PINA COLADA COCONUT GROVE BEACH WATER TROPICAL HIBISCUS BAHAMA BREEZE MANHATTAN COSMOPOLITAN DIRTY MARTINI LONG ISLAND ICED TEA TOM COLLINS SIDECAR GRASSHOPPER RASPBERRY SORBET COCKTAIL SPARKLING PASSION BANANA CREAM PIE MILKY WAY COCKTAIL CARAMEL MUD SLIDE

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Rise ‘n Shine Perfect for a morning brunch or special breakfast, these cocktails will start your day off with a splash! From twists on the classic mimosa to your morning caffeine fix, you’ll be eager to start the party early with these recipes.

BLOODY MARY ServeS 5-6 6 ounces vodka 2 1/4 cups tomato juice 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon hot sauce 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 6 stalks celery Directions: 1. Mix vodka, tomato juice, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, salt and pepper well. 2. Top each glass with celery stalk.

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GRAPEFRUIT MIMOSA

THE BUBBLY DIVINE

IRISH COFFEE

ServeS 5-6

ServeS 5-6

ServeS 5-6

3 ruby red grapefruits, juiced (or 1 1/2 cups grapefruit juice) 1 bottle sparkling wine or champagne 2 tablespoons sugar

Arbor Mist Peach Chardonnay Peach Schnapps Triple Sec Sprite Cranberry juice

9 ounces Irish whiskey 2 tablespoons brown sugar 4 cups hot coffee Heavy cream

Directions: 1. Dissolve sugar in grapefruit juice. 2. Pour 1/3 cup grapefruit juice into each champagne flute. 3. Top with 1/2 cup champagne in each glass.

Directions: 1. Chill martini glass with ice and soda water. 2. Add Arbor Mist Peach Chardonnay. 3. Add 1 ounce of Peach Schnapps and Triple Sec to each glass. 4. Add a splash of Sprite and cranberry juice. 5. Shake, chill and pour out soda water. Garnish with a fresh peach.

Directions: 1. Combine whiskey, coffee and brown sugar in large pitcher and stir well. 2. Fill coffee mugs and serve with heavy cream.

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{RISE ‘N SHINE} BLOOD ORANGE CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL ServeS 5-6 1/4 cup crème de cassis (black currant liqueur) 1 1/2 cups blood orange juice, strained 1 bottle sparkling wine or champagne Directions: 1. Split crème de cassis among six champagne flutes (about 2 tablespoons each). 2. Add 3 tablespoons blood orange juice to each glass. 3. Fill with champagne and stir. 4. Optional: Garnish with blood orange slice.

CHAMPAGNE FRUIT PUNCH ServeS 5-6 1 (16-ounce) package frozen whole strawberries or peach slices 1/4 cup sugar 2 1/2 cups fresh orange juice 1/4 cup lime juice 1 bottle champagne or sparkling wine Directions: 1. Thaw fruit at room temperature. 2. Place fruit and sugar in food processor and blend until pureed. Pour through sieve to strain strawberry seeds. 3. Pour juice puree into large pitcher and add orange juice, lime juice and champagne. 4. Serve in champagne flutes or punch cups.

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DOUBLE WHITE PEAR PUNCH ServeS 5-6 Arbor Mist White Pear Pinot Grigio Pureed pears frozen in ice cube trays Whole strawberries Directions: 1. Puree canned white pears and pour into ice cube trays to freeze. 2. Place frozen pear cubes in wine glass. 3. Top with Arbor Mist White Pear Pinot Grigio. 4. Garnish each glass with a whole strawberry on glass rim.

PEACH BELLINI ServeS 5-6 6 peaches, juiced (or 1 1/2 cups peach juice) 1 bottle Prosecco 1/4 cup superfine sugar 1/4 cup water 1 sliced peach for garnish Directions: 1. Dissolve sugar in peach juice. 2. Add water and chill until cold. 3. Fill fluted glasses 1/8 full with peach puree and top with Prosecco. 4. Garnish with peach slice.

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Summer Sips Don’t let the dog days of summer get you down! Cool off with these summer sips instead. Host an outdoor dinner party or July 4th celebration to whip up these cool and refreshing cocktails, perfect for sipping on the patio. WILD CHERRY MARGARITA ServeS 6 3 cups frozen pitted tart cherries 9 ounces tequila 12 ounces cherry juice 6 ounces lime juice 6 ounces Triple Sec 6 stemmed maraschino cherries, for garnish Directions: 1. Puree frozen cherries, tequila, cherry juice, lime juice and Triple Sec in blender until smooth. 2. Pour in margarita glasses and garnish with stemmed maraschino cherry.

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BLACKBERRY-MINT JULEP ServeS 6 3/4 cup fresh mint 1 1/2 pints blackberries 1/2 cup superfine sugar 3/4 cup bourbon 6 mint sprigs, for garnish Directions: 1. Roughly chop mint leaves. 2. Puree mint, blackberries and sugar in blender until smooth. Press through sieve to remove seeds. Return to blender and add bourbon. Mix well. 3. Pour over ice and garnish with mint sprigs.

SPARKLING PASSION ServeS 5-6 1/2 bottle Arbor Mist Blackberry Merlot 1/2 bottle champagne, dry 1 cup blackberries, frozen Directions: 1. Mix Arbor Mist Blackberry Merlot and champagne. Stir well and pour into cocktail glasses. 2. Drop three or four frozen blackberries in each cocktail to keep drink chilled.

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{SUMMER SIPS} WATERMELON PUNCH COCKTAIL ServeS 5-6 2 1/2 cups watermelon, diced (seeds removed) 2 tablespoons lime juice 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup superfine sugar 2 1/2 cups seltzer, chilled 12 ounces white rum Directions: 1. In a blender, pulse diced watermelon and pour into large pitcher. 2. Add lime juice, lemon juice and sugar. Stir well and refrigerate until cold. 3. Before serving, add in seltzer and white rum. Stir gently.

GRAPE SPARKLER ServeS 6 6 cups seedless red grapes 3 tablespoons lemon juice 3 tablespoons honey 3 cups seltzer water 8 ounces (1 cup) vodka Directions: 1. Puree seedless red grapes in blender. Pour through strainer to extract skins and retain juice. 2. Stir in lemon and honey to juice until dissolved. Add seltzer and vodka. 3. Serve in highball glasses. Garnish with fresh grapes.

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{SUMMER SIPS} SPIKED STRAWBERRY LEMONADE ServeS 6 12 ounces lemon-infused vodka 1 1/2 cups freshly squeezed lemonade 1 cups strawberry puree 4 ounces seltzer water Strawberry slices, for garnish Directions: 1. Mix vodka, strawberry puree, lemonade and seltzer water in large pitcher. 2. Pour into highball glasses and garnish with strawberry slices.

LEMON LIMEADE COCKTAIL ServeS 6 4 cups boiling water 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/4 cup lime juice 1/4 cup lemon juice 8 ounces dark rum Directions: 1. Combine boiling water and sugar until dissolved. Chill. 2. Add lime and lemon juices. 3. Stir in rum and divide among six punch glasses. Garnish with lemon or lime wedges.

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Tropical Twists With these tropical twist cocktails in hand, you’ll be transported to the beach with your toes in the sand and crystal blue water ahead. You may not be in the Bahamas or the tropics, but these tantalizing sips will have your taste buds hitting the beach! MISTY EXOTIC FRUIT SANGRIA PUNCH ServeS 4

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Serve Tropical DrinkS in holloweD-ouT coconuTS wiTh feSTive, coloreD STrawS anD cockTail umbrellaS.

SURFRIDER ServeS 1 Arbor Mist Pomegranate Berry Pinot Noir Orange juice Lime juice Orange slice Directions: 1. Mix 2/3 cup Arbor Mist Pomegranate Berry Pinot Noir with 1/2 cup orange juice. Shake lightly. 2. Add splash of lime juice and shake again. 3. Pour over ice and garnish with orange slice. | 10 | SHEKNOWS Cookbooks

1 bottle Arbor Mist Exotic Fruits 1 liter bottle ginger ale 2 cups orange juice 1 cup peach brandy (or whatever flavor you prefer) Sliced fruits (oranges, limes, apples etc.) Granulated sugar Directions: 1. In a large punch bowl, combine all ingredients. 2. Stir in sliced fruits. Float any berries used. 3. Serve over ice in sugar-rimmed old-fashioned or margarita glasses.


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STRAWBERRY LIME DAIQUIRI

HAWAIIAN PINA COLADA

ServeS 4

ServeS 5-6

1 package (15 ounces) frozen strawberries 12 ounces frozen lime concentrate 2 cups ice 2 cups white rum

4 cups fresh pineapple juice 2 1/4 cups white rum 12 ounces coconut cream 6 cups crushed ice

Directions: 1. Dissolve sugar in grapefruit juice. 2. Pour 1/3 cup grapefruit juice into each champagne flute. 3. Top with 1/2 cup champagne in each glass.

Directions: 1. Pour all ingredients in blender. Blend briefly at high speed and pour into glasses. 2. Garnish with slices of pineapple

Directions: 1. Shake and strain into icefilled glasses. 2. Garnish with slices of pineapple and lemon.

BEACH WATER

TROPICAL HIBISCUS

BAHAMA BREEZE

ServeS 5-6

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4 cups Hypnotiq liqueur 3 cups coconut rum 3 cups Sprite

1 cup cranberry juice 1 cup orange juice 1 bottle sparkling wine or champagne 1 cup pineapple juice

9 ounces tequila 4 cups pineapple juice 9 ounces cranberry juice

Directions: 1. Pour coconut rum evenly among six tall glasses. 2. Fill each with Hypnotiq liqueur until all glasses appear blue. 3. Top with splash of Sprite for fizz.

Directions: 1. Mix all ingredients in large punch bowl. 2. Stir well and serve.

COCONUT GROVE ServeS 5-6 12 ounces coconut rum 6 ounces crème de bananes 6 ounces white rum 12 ounces pineapple juice 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Directions: 1. Layer ingredients in order in a large pitcher. Serve in a highball glass over ice. 2. Garnish with lime wedges. SHEKNOWS Drink Mixer Edition | 11 |


Classic Cocktails Revisit the classics, from the Dirty Martini to the popular 1950s Tom Collins. Pair these classic cocktails with movies such as Casablanca and The Graduate. You’ll see why these timeless sips are still as popular as ever. MANHATTAN ServeS 5-6 12 ounces rye whiskey 3 ounces sweet vermouth 2 tablespoons Angostura bitters 6 maraschino cherries for garnish Directions: 1.Mix rye whiskey, vermouth and bitters over ice and shake well. 2.Strain into cocktail glass and garnish with maraschino cherry.

DIRTY MARTINI ServeS 5-6 12 ounces gin 6 tablespoons dry vermouth 1 1/4 cups olive juice 12 olives Directions: 1 .In a large punch bowl, combine all ingredients. 2. Stir in sliced fruits. Float any berries used. 3. Serve over ice in sugar-rimmed old-fashioned or margarita glasses. | 12 | SHEKNOWS Cookbooks

COSMOPOLITAN ServeS 5-6 6 ounces vodka 3 ounces Triple Sec 4 ounces lime juice 4 ounces cranberry juice Directions: 1. Shake vodka, Triple Sec, lime juice and cranberry juice well in a shaker with ice. 2. Strain into martini glasses and garnish with lime wedges.


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LONG ISLAND ICED TEA ServeS 5-6 15 ounces vodka 12 ounces gin 12 ounces rum 12 ounces Triple Sec 2 tablespoons tequila 1/4 cup orange juice 1 1/2 cups cola 6 lemon wedges for garnish

Directions: 1. In a cocktail mixer full of ice, combine vodka, gin, rum, Triple Sec and tequila. 2. Add orange juice and cola. Shake well. 3. Strain into a tall glass and serve with lemon wedge.

TOM COLLINS ServeS 5-6 6 tablespoons sugar syrup 3 lemons, juiced 12 ounces gin 24 ounces soda water Directions: 1. Mix sugar syrup, lemon juice and gin together. Shake well. 2. Evenly pour among six Tom Collins glasses. 3. Top with soda water.

SIDECAR ServeS 5-6 9 ounces cognac 6 ounces Cointreau orange liqueur 3 ounces fresh lemon juice Directions: 1. Shake ingredients together with crushed ice. 2. Strain into cocktail glasses. Garnish each with lemon twist.

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Dessert Drinks Move over, fancy hors d'oeuvres: It’s time for dessert. Calories don’t count when you're enjoying one of these decadent treats from chocolate and vanilla to sweet sorbet. The perfect way to end a delightful celebration, dessert drinks leave your guests with a sweet memory. GRASSHOPPER ServeS 5-6 5 ounces green crème de menthe 5 ounces white crème de cacao 6 ounces light cream Directions: 1. Shake all ingredients with ice. 2. Strain into cocktail glasses.

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{DESSERT DRINKS} RASPBERRY SORBET COCKTAIL ServeS 6

3/4 pint raspberry sorbet 3/4 pint vanilla ice cream (or frozen yogurt) 3/4 cup raspberry juice 1 1/2 pints fresh raspberries 3/4 cup vodka Directions: 1. Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth. 2. Pour into tall glass. Garnish each glass with a raspberry.

SPARKLING PASSION ServeS 5-6 1/2 bottle Arbor Mist Blackberry Merlot 1/2 bottle champagne, dry 1 cup blackberries, frozen Directions: 1. Mix Arbor Mist Blackberry Merlot and champagne. Stir well and pour into cocktail glasses. 2. Drop three or four frozen blackberries in each cocktail to keep drink chilled.

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BANANA CREAM PIE

MILKY WAY COCKTAIL CARAMEL MUD SLIDE

ServeS 5-6

ServeS 5-6

ServeS 5-6

6 ounces Malibu rum 6 ounces Banana Schnapps 1 pint vanilla ice cream 1 1/4 cups half-and-half cream 3 bananas, ripe

6 cups milk 2 tablespoons vanilla extract 1 1/4 cups Amaretto almond liqueur

2 cups vanilla ice cream 1 1/2 cups sliced bananas 1/2 cup milk 1/3 cup Frangelico 1/3 cup caramel syrup 2 tablespoons chopped macadamia nuts

Directions: 1. Blend all ingredients in blender until smooth. 2. Pour in tall cocktail glass. Optional: Garnish with banana slice and whipped cream.

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Directions: 1. Combine milk, vanilla extract and almond liqueur in a blender and pulse for 60 seconds. 2. Pour over ice.

Directions: 1. Combine ice cream, bananas, milk and Frangelico in blender and puree until smooth. Pour evenly into tall glasses. 2. Stir 1 tablespoon caramel syrup into each glass and sprinkle with macadamia nuts.


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