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8 Easy Recipes for Delicious Drinks

Another weekend, another visit to the bar and ordered another beer. Does this description fit to you? Great! We all like beer. Despite this, our proposal is sometimes go beyond this scheme and order, or do yourself at home something more interesting and tastier. You can surprise your girlfriend or boyfriend with something new.

 We present you with a few suggestions for drinks with instructions how to prepare them.


1. Cuba Libre.

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Cuba Libre is a drink based on rum and cola, with the addition of lime. Drink was created when on Cuba during Spanish-American War. Ingredients are symbolic for each party - Coke for America and rum for Cuba and so created a drink in honor of fighting for the independence of the country. The name Cuba Libre means Free Cuba.

  • Ingredients:
  • - 50 ml white rum
  • - 100ml coke
  • - lime
  • - ice

2. Pina Colada

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It comes from the Caribbean. Probably was first cooked in Puerto Rico by Ramon Marrero in the 50s of the twentieth century and today is officially recognized as the official national drink.

Prepares it with white rum, coconut cream and pineapple juice. Drink traditionally is served with ice and a slice of lemon and pineapple. The more expensive versions administered in a hollow pineapple.

  • Ingredients:
  • - 30 ml white rum
  • - 30 ml of sweet coconut cream
  • - 90 ml pineapple juice
  • - crushed ice

3. Caipirinha

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Caipirinha is a Brazilian drink vodka based on sugarcane cachaça. Cachaca tastes similar to rum, but has a more fruity flavor.

  • Ingredients:
  • - 1/2 lime
  • - 2 teaspoons brown sugar, possibly sugar syrup
  • - 60 ml of cachaça
  • - crushed ice
  • - fresh mint leaves for garnishing

4. Cosmopolitan

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Drink Cosmopolitan tremendous popularity thanks to TV show "Sex and the City," whose main characters not imagined an evening out without Cosmo. This drink is based on vodka, cranberry juice, curacao triple sec and lime juice.
Probably drink was brought to San Franciso in 1987 by John Caine, from a long journey to the Middle East.

  • Ingredients:
  • - 60 ml lemon vodka
  • - 30 ml orange liqueur
  • - 30 ml cranberry liqueur
  • - slice of lime / lemon
  • - crushed ice

5. Manhattan

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Classic New York. In the 90's he was elected the second most popular drink in the United States. Drink has been heavily circulated by Frank Sinatra.

  • Ingredients:
  • - 40 ml whisky
  • - 20 ml red vermouth
  • - a few drops of angostury
  • - cocktail cherry

6. Bloody Mary

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This is one of the most popular and most famous drinks in the world, also recommended as a cure for a hangover. In 1920, at Harry's New York Bar in Paris, an American bartender Fernand Petiot tomato juice mixed with vodka and so created the famous drink.

  • Ingredients:
  • - 40 ml vodka
  • - 80 ml tomato juice
  • - lemon juice
  • - salt, pepper, tabasco
  • - celery

7. Margarita

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This Mexican alcoholic cocktail is based on tequila, triple sec liqueur and lemon juice or lime. Margarita is known not only taste great, but also with the way in which it is drunk. On the rim of the glass should be crusta ie salt holding on the lime juice.

  • Ingredients:
  • - 40 ml tequila
  • - 30 ml triple sec liqueur
  • - 20 ml lime juice
  • - salt

8. Mojito

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Cocktail originating from Cuba, based on white rum with a refreshing sweet-sour-mint flavor. Drink has become popular all over the world thanks to Ernest Hemingway, for which the Mojito was a favorite drink. The writer became famous not just a drink, but a place where the drink is drank. Bar La Bodeguita del Medio exists today and is one of the most popular attractions of Havana.

  • Ingredients:
  • - lime
  • - 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • - mint
  • - 40 ml white rum
  • - sparkling water
  • - crushed ice

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