Whether you're celebrating at home or enjoying a cocktail before heading out to a hot party -- Joonbug has a few cocktail suggestions to help ring in 2014! These are all tasty and easy to create. Cheers to you, New York!
Midori Spotlight: This refreshing, light and colorful drink is the perfect way to make your guests smile and evoke a festive party atmosphere!
Midori Stop Light
¾ oz Midori
¾ oz Orange Juice
¾ oz Cranberry Juice
Layer in order of recipe
Old Cuban: Closely related to the mojito, this drink adds a touch of Champagne and a dash of bitters to liven up an old favorite.
1 1/2 ounces aged rum
1/2 ounce freshly-squeezed lime juice (1 lime)
1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons superfine sugar or 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
2 dashes bitters, (recommended: Angostura)
1 1/2 to 2 ounces dry Champagne, Prosecco or other sparkling wine
2 ounces gin
Splash of vermouth
Splash of the olive juice from the jar
2 blue cheese stuffed olives - you buy them already stuffed or simply cram crumbled blue cheese into a couple olives
Lime wedge, plus more for garnish
Salt edge of glass
4 ounces white tequila
2 ounces Triple Sec
1/2 cup pomegranate juice
1 lime, juiced (optional)