Girly Drinks – another sexist term in the world of alcohol. Well, women have been tolerating sexism since ever in every sphere and alcohol and bars are not behind in the race. Though this may sound like we are going to wage a war against all girly cocktails but no, we are walking a different road here. We are here to appreciate the wonderful bartender’s capabilities to customize the drinks according to their customers. Girls have evolved and so have their cocktails, even men try out some of the cocktails that were made for girls before, simply because they suited the expectations of girls and also matched their lifestyle.
The sky blue color of your drink will make you think you are drinking the sky out of a glass. This girly mix drink has a base of Curacao and also some Vodka to enjoy but has limited percentages of the alcoholic base as compared with the amount of lemonade in it. Have you ever mixed your lemonade with orange juice? Blue lagoon tastes somewhat like that. The blue color can make you imagine what is in there but the color has not nothing to do with the taste. You don’t have to add orange pulp to bring the orange flavour because the flavour comes from the Curacao.
This is a high-class girly drink is a yummy choice when compared with Vodka drinks. The Cosmopolitan is a quite strong drink with enhanced flavours of cranberry and lemon. The Cosmopolitan looks beautiful with a beautiful red color from the 2 parts of squeezed cranberry mixed with Cointreau and about 5 ml of lime juice.
The color of this girly drink is somewhere between a light yellow and peach this will make the drink color peach-orange. Rum is mixed with sugar syrup to make it taste sweet, and fresh lime is a best friend of your cocktail so that goes into this as well. This girly drink recipe tastes good only when you keep the lime less than the rum, otherwise you will end up with a mojito. Keep tasting while adding the sugar syrup, or it may overpower the other flavours.
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Well, it is nothing like its name though the drink is a fusion of various different fruits which bring out beautiful flavours. The Juices and strained pulp from cranberry orange, peach and grape mingle to create a wonderful flavour, but only when you settle on a pretested measurement. Vodka is added to the fruit juices and you may regulate the amount as well. The strength of the drink can be intense and still the taste remains intact. The girly alcoholic bottled drinks contain all these ingredients except fresh fruit.
In 1957 the popular Hawaiian bartender Harry Yee made this cocktail for a dutch distiller. Many different variations of the original drink have been created since then but all versions always have coconut creme in them. This Girly alcoholic drink can be made with vodka, Light rum and Blue Curacao. vodka and light rum are mixed in 3/4th proportion. Blue Curacao is used half an ounce in this drink and mixed with sweet and sour mix and pineapple juice.
The fancy feminine name refers to a girly cocktail made of green apple schnapps and with lemon juice and apple cider with vodka. Lemon Juice in it is a must to bring the intensity in the flavour. If you think you like it sweeter, then add some maple syrup to it.
Sangria is a traditional drink of Portugal and Spain which is served in parties with a lot of crushed fruits in it. It comes in two variations depending upon the wine you use to make it. If this precious drink is being made in red wine, then it is named Red Sangria or it is named white sangria, if you are putting white wine into it.
White wine Sangria
Red wine with Soda and Brandy, when you mix them with fresh citrous fruits such as lemon, lime, and orange, it makes the traditional party delight. To prevent diluting of this delightful recipe you can freeze the fruits that you are using. This will enhance the look of the drink, and make the fruits float separately. Generally there is no sugar used in this drink bust you may add some in order to increase the Girly alcoholic drink’s sweetness.
You may have tried Pina colada flavoured soda, or just a mocktail with equal parts of Coconut milk cream and pineapple pulp in it. This cocktail has added white and dark rum to enhance the alcohol content. It is a great day time drink while you chill out on the beach with family, you don’t need to worry about getting drunk.
Peach schnapps and Orange are blended together in equal parts to bring about a beautiful cocktail. This cocktail has a bright lemon yellow color. If you add some more vodka to the drink this.
Going to a beach resort? You must try a Tequila Sunrise this time. The name is inspired by the beautiful colors of the drink where dark orange meets yellow. Mix orange juice and tequila in a 2:1 ratio, and mix that with crushed ice. Grenadine is a thinker dink which sinks and the orange part floats due to mixed ice. The sour taste of the orange juice really compliments the presence of vodka in the drink. This overshadows the raw taste of vodka and overall appears sweet. The drink should be essentially made with fresh ingredients and no artificial flavors or colors should be used.
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Four to five different spirits are used in girly drinks. The drink will be having Vodka, tequila, white rum, gin, Triple sec, cola, and lemon. All of the above ingredients in the drink are preset in 3/4th of an ounce which makes the drink quite strong. A three fourth of simple syrup is added to it for sweetness.
Norman Jay Hobday was a Vietnamese salon owner who came up with the recipe. He made a fern bar which he decorated with plants and tiffany lamps. It is most similar to the 1850s popular cocktail Crusta which was invented in New Orleans. It is popular in nightclubs and bars ever since it was invented. This is also among the bottled girly drinks that you may talk about but it must be tried with freshly squeezed lemon, because it brings out the best flavors.
It is a girly drink from the Pacific islands specifically, the name is Tahitian name for “ Out of the World”. By the color you may guess the existence of Orange juice and Grenadine. But the Maitai is a Girly drink with a lot of ingredients. It has juices of pineapple and lime and also uses white and dark rum as base. THe drink is best when served with a lot of crushed ice and berries on top.
Toblerone is a Swiss chocolate and the cocktail is inspired by the same. This girly alcoholic drink is served like a dessert as it is sweet like a dessert. To make it you need Kahlua, Frangelico and Beiley’s Irish cream each ¾ part each. Also ½ part honey syrup and a full part heavy cream will be required. Some toblerone shavings will be needed for garnishing.
Singapore Sling is a girly alcoholic drink first made in 1915 by Ngiam Tong, a bartender in Singapore. Gin about 2.5 cl,4.5 cl cherry brandy, lemon juice 1.5cl and soda water are mixed together with ice. Pour in a hurricane glass and garnish with lemon wedge or lemon slice.
Hurricane is a girly drink with rum significantly popular in New Orleans. To make this heaven on earth one part dark rum is mixed with one part white rum and ½ part over-proofed rum. Along with the spirit base, lemon juice and passion fruit juice are used.
Angel face is a girly mix drink made with equal parts of gin, apricot brandy, and Calvados with ice. The angel face as its name appears is a golden looking drink which is poured into a freezes cocktail glass.
Bushwhacker is a girly vodka drink made in 1975 in Sapphire club in Virgin island. Triple sec, Vodka, Coconut cream, Kahlua and milk is blended with ice and nutmeg. This recipe can also be used in rum in place of vodka. It is a girly drink with rum which can be served with some chopped or crushed fruits.
Watermelon vodka is a girly vodka drink with refreshing watermelon and lime juice. Vodka is mixed with mint leaves, lime juice, sparkling water frozen watermelon and ice. It is like a watermelon slush with vodka and mint in it. This is a best girly drink to enjoy in summer.
This is a fruity version of the rum-Daiquiri. The difference between the original one is in the color and taste. This version is made of strawberry slushy which is made but blending frozen strawberries. This gives the drink a natural sweetness and thickness from the slush and you may skip the sugar. The strawberry slush itself is a tasty delight which gets added to the naughtiness of the rum and squeezed lime.
This is a cool girly alcoholic drink to hang out with on a hot summer night. Add Grenadine and ice and then add half ounce Malibu rum and then top it with pineapple juice. Add some berries and lemon wedge for garnishing.
To make the favorite Girly mix drink Margarita you need only three things, Tequila, Cointreau and lime juice. Before you start, you need to make the glass or the shot prepared. Apply lime juice on the rim of the glass and then dip it in salt. Add some Tequila, Cointreau, and lime juice together and shake them with ice.