DIY Drink of the Week

Looking for a great drink without having to leave the comfort of your home? Do the Shore has 5 great cocktails you can make in your kitchen! These drinks are sure to chase the Winter blues away.

White Cosmopolitan
• 1 oz. of white cranberry cocktail juice
• 1 oz. of white crème de cacao
• ½ oz. of white chocolate liqueur
• Cranberries
• Shaved chocolate
• Put ice in a cocktail mixer and combine cranberry cocktail juice, white crème de cacao and white chocolate liqueur
• Shake the mixture and strain it into a martini glass
• Wet the rim with water and dip in sugar. Pierce cranberries on a cocktail toothpick and place in the glass as a garnish
• Add sprinkles of shaved white chocolate to the top of the drink

The Blizzard
• 1 ½ oz. Irish whiskey or rum
• ½ oz. hazelnut liqueur
• ½ oz. Irish cream liqueur
• Hot coffee
• Dollop of whipped cream
• In a glass coffee mug, stir together Irish whiskey or rum, hazelnut liqueur, and Irish cream liqueur
• Top with hot coffee and a dollop of whipped cream

Irish Coffee
• 1 cup freshly brewed hot coffee
• 1 tablespoon brown sugar
• 1 ½ oz. Irish whiskey
• Heavy cream, slightly whipped
• Combine ingredients and shake with ice in a cocktail shaker
• Strain into a chilled martini glass

White Russian
• 1 ½ oz. vodka
• ¾ coffee liqueur
• ¾ oz. light cream
• 1 sprinkle nutmeg
• Pour the vodka and coffee liqueur over ice cubes in an old-fashioned glass
• Gently top with the cream
• Garnish with a sprinkle of nutmeg

Berry Little Cocktail
• ½ cup sugar
• 1 ½ cups water
• 1 cup fresh cranberries
• 2 oz. champagne
• 1 oz. ruby red grapefruit vodka
• 1 oz. cranberry juice
• 1 oz. black currant juice
• Candied cranberries
• Dissolve ½ cup sugar into 1 ½ cups water in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat
• Add a cup of fresh cranberries and simmer for 5 minutes or until softened
• Remove from the stove and let it cool
• Strain your berries and place them on a tray in the freezer for at least 2 hours
• Mix together champagne, ruby red grapefruit vodka, cranberry juice, and black currant juice in a champagne glass
• Garnish with a skewer of 4 or 5 frozen candied cranberries