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Top 5 Summer Spa Cocktails

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

There is an art to creating a winning spa environment; a quality spa might provide guests with an array of therapeutic and relaxing treatments, but for some of us, additional amenities are required to round out the experience. Many of us spa-goers really appreciate a fully stocked bar with a knowledgeable mixologist to create pre and post-spa cocktails. Being the avid spa-goers (and cocktail enthusiasts) that the editorial team members at Talk Spas are, we’ve selected our Top 5 Summer Spa Cocktails, and featured them below with recipes in case you come across a mixologist who isn’t quite so drink-savvy, or you want to make them yourself:

#5) Spajito

#5) Spajito

5) Spajito – A lot of nutrition and little vodka in one glass.

1.5 oz. Cucumber-infused Vodka
4 Sprigs of mint
1 tbsp. Organic raw Agave
4 tbsp. Sliced, peeled cucumber
1 Lime, half juiced, half sliced
Sparkling water
Ice

Muddle mint leaves, Agave and lime juice in a cocktail shaker. Strain into a mojito glass filled with ice. Fill with soda water and garnish with mint. (more…)

Spa Cocktail Recipes

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

spa-drinksFor many, a nice glass of wine or champagne is the perfect drink for the spa, but if you’re feeling more adventurous, or if you’re having a spa party, then here are some delicious recipes we have collected that are all perfect for “spa” cocktails:

Rainbow Brew

Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz Vodka
1 oz Triple Sec
1 oz Coconut Rum
2 splashes Peach Schnapps
4 oz Cranberry Juice
1 oz Orange Juice
1 oz Pineapple Juice

Pour ingredients slowly into a hurricane glass in the above order.

That Cosmo Girl

Ingredients:
1.5 Oz citron or raspberry vodka
.5 Oz fresh lime juice
.5 Oz Triple Sec
1 Oz cranberry juice

Chill a 6-ounce cocktail glass. Fill a cocktail shaker with the ice and add the citron or raspberry vodka, lime juice, Triple Sec, and cranberry juice. Shake vigorously to blend and chill. Strain the mixture into the chilled glass.

Pink Daiquiri

Recipe from www.epicurious.com

Ingredients:
9 Oz white rum
6 Tbsp fresh lime juice
1.5 Tsp grenadine
4.5 Tsp superfine granulated sugar

Stir together all ingredients in a pitcher until sugar is dissolved, then add about 2 cups ice cubes and stir until very cold. Pour daiquiris through a sieve into Martini glasses.

Chocolate Martini

Recipe from www.drinksmixer.com

Ingredients:
1.5 shots Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
1.5 shots Creme de cacao
.5 shot vodka
2.5 shots half and half

Mix all ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake and pour into a chilled cocktail glass.

Strawberry Pina Colada

Perfect for the Spa! Recipe from www.drinksmixer.com

Ingredients:
1 1/4 oz white rum
1 oz strawberry liqueur
1 oz strawberry puree
1 1/3 oz coconut cream
3 oz pineapple juice
1 tsp whipping cream

Blend briefly with a glassful of crushed ice in a pina colada glass. Garnish with a slice of pineapple and a cherry, add straws, and serve.

Diamond Fizz

Ingredients:
1 oz gin
1 tsp lemon juice
sprinkle of powdered sugar
3 oz of chilled champagne

Shake the gin, lemon juice and powdered sugar over ice and strain into an ice filled highball glass.  Top off the glasses with the champagne.  For an extra kick, drop in a couple of frozen raspberries and serve.


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