VIDEO: Top 10 Drinks of 2016

Based on Facebook comments, likes and shares, these are the top 10 crowd favorites for 2016!


10. Bulleit Electric Lemonade from Colleen’s By The Sea – Sept. 7
118 total likes, comments and shares
Bulleit Electric Lemonade is made with high class Bulleit Bourbon, sour mix, Sprite and Blue Curaçao. Don’t let the electric blue color and lemon wedge and umbrella garnishes fool you – this drink is both sweet AND sour, and bursting with bourbon flavor!

9. Fig’n Fruity from Tuckahoe Inn – Aug. 31
119 total likes, comments and shares
To create the Fig’n Fruity, the bartender first muddles orange slices to release their fresh juices. She then adds ice, fig vodka, club soda and a splash of cranberry juice. She gives it a shake and an orange slice garnish, and the result is a sweet, citrusy, refreshing cocktail with a bubble.

8. Pumpkin Martini from Elaine’s – Oct 12.
122 total likes, comments and shares
Caramel vodka and three different types of pumpkin spice liqueur are combined to create a deliciously creamy mixture, which is then poured into a martini glass with a raw sugared rim. The finishing touches include a sprinkle of freshly ground nutmeg, whipped cream and a cinnamon stick!

7. Summer Punch Martini from 5 West Pub – Aug. 10
125 total likes, comments and shares
Made with coconut rum, vodka, pineapple juice and grenadine, and finished with an orange slice garnish, one sip of this tropical concoction will have you dreaming of endless sunshine and beach days. It’s sweet yet light, so the fruity flavors aren’t too overwhelming.

6. Berries & Brains from Rio Station – Oct 19.
158 total likes, comments and shares
Scary and sweet, this drink is made with berry vodka, lemonade and house-made strawberry puree, and topped off with a berry “eyeball” garnish. It sounds simple, but the berry and citrus flavors create SPOOKtacular results!

5. Mojito from Deauville Inn – Aug. 17
164 total likes, comments and shares
Deauville’s Mojito is made by muddling two lime slices, mint leaves and Cruzan Rum, adding ice, club soda and mojito mix, and shaking it up to serve. Deauville grows its very own mint right on the premises, promising the freshest taste with every sip.

4. Mint Chocolate Chip Martini from Owen’s Pub – April 20
167 total likes, comments and shares
This drink makes us feel like we’re licking an ice cream cone with every sweet sip. Peppermint schnapps, Baileys Irish Cream and green crème de menthe create an outcome with creamy, minty deliciousness and a hint of sweet chocolate!

3. Vickitini from the Merion Inn – May 11
186 total likes, comments and shares
A simple yet classy cocktail and a Merion Inn original, the Vickitini is made with Stoli Ohranj Vodka, a dash of cranberry juice, a dash of white Lillet and an orange slice garnish. The end result: a smooth and delicious drink that will have you feeling good.

2. Orange Crush from Harbor View Restaurant & Bar – April 27
257 total likes, comments and shares
Locally voted as the best Orange Crush in Cape May County, this Orange Crush is made with freshly squeezed orange juice, squeezed right on scene at Harbor View. Add Stoli Ohranj Vodka, triple sec and a splash of Sprite, and there you have Harbor View’s juicy Orange Crush.

1. Ultimate Crabby Mary from the Crab House at Two Mile Landing – May 18
262 total likes, comments and shares
This isn’t just any old Bloody Mary. This Bloody Mary is a drink and an appetizer all in one, topped with crispy bacon, celery, shrimp, scallops and a crab claw. The Old Bay seasoned rim makes every sip the perfect combination of tomato juice and spice.

For more information on these and other drinks, visit dotheshore.com/tags/drink-of-the-week!

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