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18Apr/140

Margarita Recipes

Salty, sweet, hot and spicy. Enjoy these margarita recipes from some of our favorite watering holes.

El Chorro Margarita

El Chorro Margarita

El Chorro Margarita

1 ½ ounces Monte Alban Reposado Tequila
¾ ounces fresh lime juice
¾ ounces triple sec and sprite

Shake and serve in an 8-ounce bucket glass. Garnish with lemon wedge.

Farmers' Market Margarita by Bink's Scottsdale

Farmers' Market Margarita by Bink's Scottsdale

Farmer's Market Margarita by Bink's Scottsdale

1 ½ ounces Sauza Tequila
4 slices of cucumber
1 slice of jalapeno
3 grams of cilantro
2 oz sweet and sour
Cucumber Garnish

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23Dec/130

Holiday Drink Recipe: Caribbean Snowflake

Caribbean Snowflake Cocktail

Caribbean Snowflake
2 oz. Cruzan Single Barrel Rum
¼ oz. St. Elizabeth All Spice Dram
½ oz. freshly pressed lime juice
1 oz. freshly pressed grapefruit juice
½ oz. simple syrup
1 small egg white

Shake ingredients together and add a light dusting of silver flake

Recipe courtesy of Ryan Magarian at the Jade Bar at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain

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6Dec/131

Holiday Drink Recipes

Enjoy the “spirits” of the season with these holiday drink recipes from The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa.
Hot Buttered Toffee

Hot Buttered Toffee
1 ¼ oz. Baileys
½ oz. butterscotch schnapps
Hot chocolate, topped with whipped cream and crushed toffee

After Dinner mint holiday drink recipe

After Dinner Mint
1 ¾ oz. peppermint schnapps
Hot chocolate, topped with whipped cream, crushed candy canes and mint

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25Oct/130

“The Great Downtowner” Happy Hour at Province

Province, the Latin-inspired American restaurant at The Westin Phoenix Downtown, now offers “The Great Downtowner,” happy hour available on the Province Patio from 5 to 8 p.m. every Friday. “The Great Downtowner” encourages locals to bring their four-legged friend along to enjoy a complimentary, homemade dog biscuit buffet, while pet owners enjoy specials on tapas, entrees and desserts, as well as a selection of five doggone drinks!

The drinks are normally $9, but during “The Great Downtowner” happy hour on Fridays, they are only $5. Every First Friday of the month, a Flamenco trio performs from 7 to 9 p.m., while all other Fridays, Spanish guitarist Chris Burton and Flamenco dancer Lena Jácome perform.

Enjoy these doggone drinks at home with the following recipes. (For humans, not for dogs.)

Astro 1

The Astro
Ingredients:

  • 1 ounce Kahlua
  • 1 ounce Rasberry Stoli
  • 1 1/2 ounces orange juice
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • Hershey's Chocolate Syrup
  • Fresh raspberries

Preparation: Pour all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake for 20 to 30 seconds. Pour liquid into martini glass carefully making sure no ice crystals escape. Garnish with Hershey's Chocolate Syrup and fresh raspberries.

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24May/131

Summer Cocktail Recipes

Pool season has officially arrived! Enjoy these frosty cocktails while you're lounging poolside this summer.

Cucumber Caesar recipe

Cucumber Caesar (Photo credit: Kristin April Photography)

Cucumber Caesar
2 oz. Effen Cucumber Vodka
8 oz. Clamato Tomato Cocktail
Dash of Worcestershire Sauce
Dash of Tabasco
Salt + Pepper

Shake well, pour into a 14-oz. glass with ice and a salted rim, garnish with a lemon wedge and Spanish olives.

New Orleans Hurricane Recipe

New Orleans Hurricane (Photo credit: Kristin April Photography)

New Orleans Hurricane
1 ½ oz. Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
1 oz. Myers’s Dark Rum
4 oz. Fresh-Squeezed Orange Juice
4 oz. Pineapple Juice
Splash of Grenadine

Shake well, pour into a 14-oz. glass with ice, garnish with an orange wheel and cherries.

Mudslide recipe

Mudslide (Photo credit: Kristin April Photography)

Mudslide
2 oz. Stoli Vodka
2 oz. Bailey’s Irish Cream Liqueur
1 ½ oz. Kahula Coffee Liqueur

Blend all ingredients, pour into a 16-oz. glass and garnish with an orange wheel.

Recipes courtesy of OH Pool Bar + Cabanas at the Hotel Valley Ho

 

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1May/130

Recipe: El Chorro Margarita

El Chorro Margarita

Sit back, close your eyes, and pretend you are enjoying this margarita while taking in the beautiful view at El Chorro in Phoenix.

El Chorro Margarita

1 1/2 ounces Casadors Repo Tequila
1 3/4 ounces fresh lime juice
1 3/4 ounces triple sec and sprite

Shake and serve in a 12 oz bucket glass with a short straw and lemon wedge.

 

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