The Art Form Of the Signature Cocktail

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The Art Form of Signature Cocktails

One of the best and more favorite subjects that we feature often is the art form of a signature cocktail. Do you remember mom saying to you growing up. .you never have a second chance at a first impression? I know I sure do. With this being the case, it is always lovely to offer something refreshing that takes into account the colors of your party as well as will set the tone as people’s first impression of your event. I don’t know about you, but there is nothing worse that arriving at a party or event and realizing the line to bar is around the corner. By offering a signature cocktail, this issue is all but alleviated. Here are 2 cocktails that we featured on the radio shows.


Ready Made Pitcher Cocktail


Sake to me


2 sprigs fresh basil leaf, chopped

3 sprigs fresh mint leaves

2peeled into long lemon twists

1 lrg navel orange peeled and cut into wedges

3/4 English cucumber diced very cold

4 1/2 ounces orange flavored liqueur (recommended: grand marnier)

Ice cubes

750 ml bottle sparkling sake


Put the basil, mint, lemon, orange, cucumber, and orange liqueur in a container. Add the ice, cover, and shake vigorously, or stir, until combined and chilled. Pour into a large chilled pitcher and top with the sparkling sake. Serve in Collins glasses and Drop in a pair of chopsticks to pick out the cucumber and oranges, if desired.


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