After finishing the Reddit 52 Weeks of Baking, I was asked to create the #52 Weeks of Cocktails Challenge. The goal?
- Learn to make classic cocktails. - Play with simple syrups. - Find other cocktail lovers. - Have fun.
PLEASE JOIN IN!!
Week 1: The Martini Taste Test
Mini martinis with different gin: dry vermouth ratios. Try 1:2, 1:1, 2:1, 5:1, and one with just a rinse of vermouth and see which you like best.
Week 2: The Daiquiri Taste Test
Same thing now with daiquiris (rum, lime, and simple syrup). Vary the amounts of lime juice and syrup and see which you like best.
Week 3: Fun with Garnishes
Week 4: Mocktail
Pornstar Martini Mocktail
passionfruit purée lime juice simple syrup vanilla extract bitters
Week 5: Wine Glass
30- Second Sangria red wine orange juice Cointreau simple syrup garnish - orange wheel
Week 6: Red
Strawberry Daiquiri 2oz white rum 1oz lime juice 3/4 to 1oz simple syrup
Week 7: Coffee or Tea
Chai Bourbon Old Fashioned 2oz bourbon 1/2oz chai honey simple syrup 2 dashes angostura bitters garnish: orange peel I love this simple syrup...
Vodka Espresso, cooled Coffee liqueur Baileys Irish Cream Garnish: coffee beans
Week 8: Creamy
Baileys Espresso Martini
Week 10: Green
Chocolate mint cocktail 1oz creme de menthe 1oz chocolate liqueur 1oz vodka 2 dashes chocolate bitters
Check out next week's challenge here!
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