Interesting Drinks for the Interesting Drinker

Hello! My name is Isie! This blog consists of drinks and things I find interesting. Any suggestions and submissions are accepted and encouraged. I would love as much input from my followers as possible.

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Hot Toddy
3/4 glass hot tea
2 shots brandy
1 tbsp honey
1 slice lemon
Combine all ingredients in a brandy glass and garnish with a cinnamon stick.

Hot Toddy


3/4 glass hot tea

2 shots brandy

1 tbsp honey

1 slice lemon

Combine all ingredients in a brandy glass and garnish with a cinnamon stick.

Grapefruit, Lime, and Maraschino Martini
2 oz vodka
2 oz grapefruit juice
1/2 lime, juiced
4 tsp maraschino liqueur
Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into two glasses. Garnish with a grapefruit slice, cherry, and lime wedge.

Grapefruit, Lime, and Maraschino Martini

2 oz vodka

2 oz grapefruit juice

1/2 lime, juiced

4 tsp maraschino liqueur

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into two glasses. Garnish with a grapefruit slice, cherry, and lime wedge.

Raspberry Margaritas
juice of 6 limes
1 container raspberries
2 tbsp powdered sugar
8 oz water
6 oz tequila
6 oz triple sec
Blend lime juice, raspberries, and powdered sugar until mostly pureed. Transfer to a pitcher and top off with water. Stir to incorporate. Fill glass with ice and add 1 oz tequila and 1 oz triple sec. Top off with raspberry mixture and serve.

Raspberry Margaritas


juice of 6 limes

1 container raspberries

2 tbsp powdered sugar

8 oz water

6 oz tequila

6 oz triple sec

Blend lime juice, raspberries, and powdered sugar until mostly pureed. Transfer to a pitcher and top off with water. Stir to incorporate. Fill glass with ice and add 1 oz tequila and 1 oz triple sec. Top off with raspberry mixture and serve.

Lost is Laos
3-4 kaffir lime leaves
3/4 oz fresh lime juice
3/4 agave syrup
1/2 oz green chartreuse
2 oz gin
2 oz unsweetened almond milk
In a cocktail shaker, muddle leaves, lime juice, and agave for 2 minutes. Add liquors, almond milk, and ice. Shake and strain into a collins glass with ice. Garnish with more leaves on top.

Lost is Laos

3-4 kaffir lime leaves

3/4 oz fresh lime juice

3/4 agave syrup

1/2 oz green chartreuse

2 oz gin

2 oz unsweetened almond milk

In a cocktail shaker, muddle leaves, lime juice, and agave for 2 minutes. Add liquors, almond milk, and ice. Shake and strain into a collins glass with ice. Garnish with more leaves on top.

Anonymous asked: Do I have to use the same brands on the recipes? (Ex. German Cherry Bomb has Godiva chocolate liqueur)

Not necessarily. It couldn’t hurt to try :) most things are pretty interchangeable.

Grand Royale
2 oz fresh orange juice
1 oz fresh lemon juice
1 tsp sugar
2 oz gin
1/2 tsp Maraschino liqueur
2 tsp heavy cream
seltzer water
Shake all ingredients but seltzer water with ice and strain into ice-filled highball glass. Top off with seltzer water, garnish with maraschino cherry.

Grand Royale

2 oz fresh orange juice

1 oz fresh lemon juice

1 tsp sugar

2 oz gin

1/2 tsp Maraschino liqueur

2 tsp heavy cream

seltzer water

Shake all ingredients but seltzer water with ice and strain into ice-filled highball glass. Top off with seltzer water, garnish with maraschino cherry.

Vanilla, Pear, and Vodka Cocktail
12 oz pear juice
6 oz vodka
1/2 vanilla bean, seeds scraped
vanilla sugar, for rim
1 cup ice, plus more to serve over
Mix pear juice and vodka in a shaker. Split open the vanilla bean, and scrape the seeds into the juice and vodka. Add 1 cup ice, then shake well. Pour into cocktail glasses over more ice and serve with a sugared rim.

Vanilla, Pear, and Vodka Cocktail

12 oz pear juice

6 oz vodka

1/2 vanilla bean, seeds scraped

vanilla sugar, for rim

1 cup ice, plus more to serve over

Mix pear juice and vodka in a shaker. Split open the vanilla bean, and scrape the seeds into the juice and vodka. Add 1 cup ice, then shake well. Pour into cocktail glasses over more ice and serve with a sugared rim.

Citrus Margarita
1/2 oz lime juice
1/2 oz orange juice
1/2 oz grapefruit juice
1 oz tequila
2/3 oz triple sec
Combine all, pour over ice and serve with a salted rim.

Citrus Margarita

1/2 oz lime juice

1/2 oz orange juice

1/2 oz grapefruit juice

1 oz tequila

2/3 oz triple sec

Combine all, pour over ice and serve with a salted rim.

Pomegranate Vanilla Sangria
1 large navel orange, sliced
1 large apple, chopped
1 large pear, chopped
the arils of 1 pomegranate
2 cinnamon sticks
2 vanilla beans
1 1/2 bottles of red wine
2 cups sparkling pomegranate soda
1/2 cup brandy
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
Add oranges, apples, pears, cinnamon sticks, and pomegranate arils to the bottom of a big pitcher. Pour wine, pomegranate soda, sugar, and vanilla extract over top. Scrape vanilla beans out of their pods and add to the mix. Then throw the entire empty vanilla beans in. Mix with a big spoon to combine. Place in the fridge for about 1 hour. Add more sugar, to taste. 

Pomegranate Vanilla Sangria


1 large navel orange, sliced

1 large apple, chopped

1 large pear, chopped

the arils of 1 pomegranate

2 cinnamon sticks

2 vanilla beans

1 1/2 bottles of red wine

2 cups sparkling pomegranate soda

1/2 cup brandy

1/2 cup sugar

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Add oranges, apples, pears, cinnamon sticks, and pomegranate arils to the bottom of a big pitcher. Pour wine, pomegranate soda, sugar, and vanilla extract over top. Scrape vanilla beans out of their pods and add to the mix. Then throw the entire empty vanilla beans in. Mix with a big spoon to combine. Place in the fridge for about 1 hour. Add more sugar, to taste. 

who knew?

who knew?