Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Seeing Red


Red is a popular color in February. It’s Heart Health Month, Go Red For Women Month, Valentine’s Day, all of the U.S. businesses are in the red…

Toast the good, and bad, times with some red cocktails.

Very Cherry Martini
(Bartender MichaelWurster, Icon at the W New York via Cosmopolitan Magazine)
- 1 ½ parts Martini and Rossi Rosso vermouth (chilled)
- 1 part cherry juice
- 4 parts Martini and Rossi Prosecco
Combine the vermouth and cheery juice, along with ice, in a shaker. Shake and strain into a chilled glass. Top with the Prosecco.


Berry Blush Martini (right)
- 4 Mint Leaves
- 4 Raspberries
- 2 oz. Skyy Berry Vodka
- ½ oz. Raspberry Syrup
- 3 oz. Sweet & Sour
Shake all ingredients together and strain into Logo Martini glass. Garnish with Mint Sprig and Lime Twist

Pama Martini
- 2 oz. PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur
- 1 oz. Vodka
- ¼ oz. Orange Liqueur
Pour pama into a shaker over ice. Add vodka and orange liqueur. Shake and served in a large martini glass with a lemon garnish.

(sources: pamaliqueur.com, Rachel Ray magazine, Hard Rock Café Atlanta via girly-drinks.com, nicegesture.com)

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