Woo Woo

2 ounces vodka

1/2 ounce peach schnapps

Lime wedge
Cranberry juice

Ice cubes

Half fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Squeeze in lime, then add the vodka and schnapps. Shake, then strain into an old-fashioned glass half filled with ice. Add the squeezed lime wedge and top up with cranberry juice.

Caipirinha

2 ounces cachaça (a clear Brazilian spirit made from sugarcane)

1 whole lime, chopped

1 tablespoon superfine sugar

1/2 ounce sugar syrup
Ice cubes

Mint sprig

Mash up lime, sugar, and sugar syrup in a cocktail shaker. Add a scoop of ice and the cachaça. Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled tumbler; garnish with mint.

Chapala

5 small chunks watermelon

1 lime, chopped

1/2 ounce sugar syrup

1 1/2 ounces gold tequila

Apple juice

Ice cubes

Mash up watermelon, lime, and sugar syrup in a cocktail shaker. Add a scoop of ice, then the tequila. Shake vigorously and strain into a tall, chilled glass 1 inch from the rim; top with apple juice.

Melonde

1 ounce Midori
1 ounce vodka

Lemonade
Club soda

Sprite

Pour Midori and vodka into a highball glass. Fill with lemonade and float a splash of club soda and a splash of Sprite on top. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Bellini

1/2 ounce peach liqueur

1 ounce peach juice or nectar

Chilled champagne or sparkling wine

Pour liqueur and juice into a chilled champagne flute. Slowly top up with champagne or sparkling wine.

Bahama Mama

1/2 ounce Malibu
1/2 ounce Kahlúa
1/2 ounce each dark and white rums
Pineapple juice
Pineapple wedge
Mint sprig
Ice cubes
Crushed ice

Half fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Add the Malibu, Kahlúa, and rums. Shake vigorously and strain into a highball glass half filled with crushed ice. Top off with juice; garnish with pineapple wedge and mint.

Mojito

2 ounces white rum
8 mint leaves
Half a lime, chopped
1/2 ounce sugar syrup; club soda
Ice cubes

Mash up mint, lime, and sugar syrup in a cocktail shaker. Add a scoop of ice, then the rum. Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled tumbler 1 inch from the rim; top up with club soda.

Cuba Libre

2 ounces white rum
7 lime wedges
Cola
Ice cubes

Half fill a highball glass with ice. Add rum and squeeze in six lime wedges, adding the squeezed wedges to the glass. Top up with cola; garnish with the last lime wedge.

Piña Colada

1 1/2 ounces white rum

1/2 ounce coconut cream

1/2 ounce Malibu

3 1/2 ounces pineapple juice

1/2 ounce sugar syrup

1 cup crushed ice

Pineapple leaves

Place all ingredients but the pineapple leaves in a blender and blend until the consistency of shaved ice. Pour into a large, chilled cocktail glass; garnish with leaves.

Midori Fizz

1 ounce Midori

Top with club soda

Serve in a rocks glass over ice.

Shampoo

1/2 ounce gin
1/2 ounce lemon juice
Dash of Pernod
Dash of blue curaçao
Chilled champagne or sparkling wine
Lemon twist

Pour gin, then lemon juice, Pernod, and blue curaçao into a chilled champagne flute. Slowly top up with champagne or sparkling wine; garnish with a twist of lemon.

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