Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

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6 bottle claret

Ingredient: claret

Also Known As:  Bordeaux What it is:  Wine
Name primarily used in British English for red wine from the Bordeaux region of France.

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6 bottle soda water

Ingredient: soda water

Also Known As:  seltzer, sparkling water, fizzy water What it is:  Additive
Water which is carbonated and thus made effervescent by the addition of carbon dioxide gas under pressure. In 1767 Englishman Joseph Priestley invented soda water, also known as Carbonated water, when he first discovered a method of infusing water with carbon dioxide when he suspended a bowl of water above a beer vat at a local brewery in Leeds, England.

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1 bottle brandy

Ingredient: brandy

What it is:  Brandy
Brandy (from brandywine, derived from Dutch brandewijn—"burnt wine") is a spirit produced by distilling wine, the wine having first been produced by fermenting grapes. Brandy generally contains 35%–60% alcohol by volume and is typically taken as an after-dinner drink. While some brandies are aged in wooden casks, most are colored with caramel coloring to imitate the effect of such aging.

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1 bottle sherry wine

Ingredient: sherry wine

What it is:  Sherry
Fortified wine made from white grapes that are grown near the town of Jerez, Spain. In Spanish, it is called vino de Jerez. Typically dry, "fino" sherry when only the generic name is used.

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1/2 pint green tea

Ingredient: green tea

What it is:  Additive
Type of tea made solely with the leaves of Camellia sinensis that has undergone minimal oxidation during processing. Green tea originates from China and has become associated with many cultures in Asia from Japan to the Middle East.

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3 lemon

Ingredient: lemon

What it is:  Fruit
Common name for Citrus limon.

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juiced
1/2 pineapple

Ingredient: pineapple

What it is:  Fruit
Common name for an edible tropical plant and also its fruit. While sweet, it is known for its high acid content

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cut up in small pieces

Sweeten with white sugar to taste. Strain a bottle immediately. Keep for one month before using. This is a delicious and safe drink for a mixed evening party. Cool before serving.