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Here Are 5 Easy Yet Classy Cocktails To Impress Your Date With

So, you’ve got a date coming up. Make a good mark and serve up some amazing cocktails, paired with engaging conversation and a romantic mood.

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When it comes to impressing that special someone, the typical booze just won’t do. Believe it or not, the quality of your spirit can make or break a cocktail. It’s time to pull out all the stops and bring out the finest liquor — you know, the one you’ve been reserving for “something special”.

If you’re scrambling for cocktail recipes, no worries: we’ve got you covered. Here are stellar cocktail recipes that are completely easy to make. We’ve also got a tip on where to find the liquor you need without leaving your home:

5. Hibiki Sour

Hibiki Soda

Ingredients: 

1 12 oz. Hibiki whisky

34 oz. Fresh lemon juice

34 oz. Simple syrup (1 part water, 1 part sugar)

Lemon peel

1 Lemon wedge

Ice cubes

Preparation:

1. Shake with ice in a cocktail shaker.

2. Strain into ice-filled old-fashioned glass to serve “on the rocks.”

3. Garnish with lemon rind.

Served: Shaken; on the rocks
Drinkware: Old fashioned glass, Cobbler 

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4. Bloody Yamzaki

Bloody Yamazaki

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz Yamazaki whisky

1 oz Blood Orange Juice

2 dashes Angostura bitters

1 Sugar cube (you can substitute this with 1 tsp sugar)

Preparation:

1. Place sugar cube or 1 tsp sugar in old-fashioned glass and saturate with bitters, and 1 oz Blood Orange Juice.

2. Mix until dissolved.

3. Fill the glass with ice cubes or whisky ice ball and add Yamazaki whisky.

4. Garnish with a blood orange slice or blood orange peel.

Served: On the rocks; poured over ice

Drinkware: Old-Fashioned glass

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3. M&M aka McAllan Mule

McAllan Mule

Ingredients:

4 oz Ginger beer

1 1/2 oz McAllan

1/6 oz Lime juice

Slice of lime

Mint sprig

Preparation:

1. Combine McAllan whiskey and ginger beer in a copper mug or highball glass filled with ice.

2. Add lime juice.

3. Stir gently and garnish with a slice of lime and a mint sprig.

Served: On the rocks; poured over ice.
Drinkware: Copper mug or highball glass

2. Red Sangria

Red Sangria

Ingredients:

1 bottle (750 ml) Maycas Reserva Sumaq Syrah

4 ounces brandy

3 ounces sugar syrup

1 cup mixed chunks of seeded oranges, lemons and limes

In-season fruits

Ice cubes

Preparation:

1. In a pitcher, combine the red wine, brandy, sugar syrup and fruits.

2. Refrigerate until the drink is chilled and the flavors are blended, 4 to 8 hours. (If serving right away, add lots of ice and stir.)

3. Serve the sangria in chilled, ice-filled wine glasses.

Served: Chilled
Drinkware: Stemmed or stemless wine glasses

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1. White Sangria

White Sangria

Ingredients:

1 bottle (750 ml) Maycas Reserva Sumaq Chardonnay

2/3 cup white sugar

3 oranges, cut into wedges (you may substitute 1 cup of orange juice)

2 ounces brandy (optional)

In-season fruits

About 2 cups (1/2 liter) ginger ale or club soda

Preparation:

1. In a pitcher, combine the white wine, sugar, fruits, and brandy (if desired).

2. Chill overnight. (If you’re serving it right away, add lots of ice instead.)

3. Add ginger ale or club soda just before serving. Serve in chilled, ice-filled wine glasses.

 

Served: Chilled
Drinkware: Stemmed or stemless wine glasses

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