Having a viewing party for the return of Don Draper and the crew of 'Mad Men'? Check out our tasty drinks!
-PJ Gach, BettyConfidential.com
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This Sunday, March 25 at 9 pm ET, Mad Men returns to the airwaves! And it's not just any season premiere, nope, this season kicks off with a two hour premiere! Most of America's going to be glued to their sets watching the season unfold.
Whether you're throwing a massive viewing party or a small get together, we've rounded up some tasty cocktails that harken back to that golden age. So grab your wiggle skirt or skinny tie and get ready to be so retro chic!
http://www.pamaliqueur.com/home/index.php2 Ounces John B Stetson Bourbon
Dash of Bitters
1 splash water
1 tsp sugar
1 orange slice
Mix sugar, water and bitters in an old-fashioned glass. Drop in a cherry and an orange wedge. Muddle. Pour in bourbon, fill with ice cubes, stir and serve.
Basil Hayden's® Draper's Manhattan (Created by Damian Windsor)manhattan
2 parts Basil Hayden's® Bourbon
3/4 parts Dolin® Blanc Vermouth de Chambery
1 bar spoon Luxardo® Maraschino Cherries
1 dash Orange Bitters
Add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and stir until combined. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with an orange twist.
Blue Hawaiian- from The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Sixties Cookbook *(Running Press, April2012) blue hawaiianby Rick Rodgers and Heather Maclean.
1 Ounce silver (light) rum
1 Ounce blue Curacao
1 Ounce cream of coconut, such as Coco Lopez
2 Ounces pineapple juice
Fresh pineapple wedge, for garnish
Maraschino cherry, for garnish
Fill a large tiki or hurricane glass with ice. Half fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the rum, Curacao, cream of coconut, and pineapple juice to the shaker. Shake well. Strain into the glass. Garnish with the pineapple and cherry and serve.
Frozen Blue Hawaiian: Process the liquid ingredients with 1 cup cracked ice in a blender until smooth. Pour into a highball glass.
*The book includes lots of nostalgia inducing trivia, guidance on how to concoct a mean cocktail (shaken OR stirred) and party ready menus that will have you entertaining like Peggy Olson in no time.
Champagne Dreamschampagne cocktail
2 Ounces PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur
2 Ounces. Champagne
1/4 Ounce. Orange Liqueur
1 Ounce. Fresh Orange Juice
Combine all ingredients except Champagne in a shaker. Add ice and shake vigorously. Strain into
chilled flute glass and top with Champagne. Garnish with an orange slice.
Tell us: are you excited about the return of Mad Men?