Milk and Booze! How To Make Sweet Milk Liqueur. Previous image Next image Milk liqueur: a Portuguese recipe made from equal parts vodka (or grappa), milk, and sugar.
Say hello to the newest addition to our liquor cabinet! This rather improbable combination of vodka and milk makes a liqueur so smooth and perfectly sweet that you'll want to sip it straight. Get the recipe, our review, and some ideas for using this sweet liqueur below. We love the idea of making our own liqueurs, and we've been wanting to try this milk liqueur ever since we saw it in David Leite's most recent book The New Portuguese Table. The hardest part about this liqueur is waiting for it to infuse. But strained a few times to catch all those milk solids, the resulting liqueur is perfectly clear with a lovely sunshine yellow hue.
This is definitely a winner in our book. Ideas for Using:• Split into several small bottles for presents - Wouldn't these make a cute Valentine's day gift? Homemade Milk Liqueur adapted from The New Portuguese Table by David Leite. Cocktail Guide. The Dalmatian - Grapefruit and Black Pepper Cocktail Recipe. Top 10 Popular Shot & Shooter Recipes. Today, September 22, marks the day for the fastest drinking record; Dustin Phillips of the United States consumed a 14 ounce bottle of Ketchup through a 1/4” straw in 33 seconds flat ten years ago.
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However, many prefer shots and shooters too horrid to down without holding the nose or throwing them back feverishly with a beer chaser or *gasp* water back. I know…I mentioned the word ‘water’ in a cocktail post. Buttery Nipple 1 ounce Butterscotch Schnapps 1/2 ounce Irish Cream Pour Butterscotch Schnapps in bottom of a shot glass. Tweaked Buttery Nipple – adapted by Cheri Loughlin. Mexican Mojito. Mexican Mojito When do you think of tequila, do you think of wild college parties, body shots, and Tijuana? Me too.* And I’ve never really thought of using tequila for much else besides the occasional margarita.
But this Mexican take on the mojito has gotten me rethinking tequila’s versatility. Refreshing, light and citrusy, I can’t think of a better drink for a summer Mexican fiesta. Everybody does margaritas. . * Mom, don’t worry. Mexican Mojito Ingredients: * 3 sprigs of mint * 1/2 lime, cut into three wedges * 2-3 teaspoons sugar, depending on how sweet you like your drink * 1 1/2 ounces white tequila * handful of ice * 1/2 cup sparkling water or seltzer water * slice lime and mint leaves for garnish (optional) Directions: In a glass, muddle the mint, lime wedges and sugar (I use a wooden spoon).