Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Scary Good Cocktails for the 'American Horror Story' Finale Tomorrow

As the ladies of the American Horror Story coven prepare to face the test of the Seven Wonders, the rest of the world anxiously awaits to see who will reign Supreme.
Eager to see if the coven and its secrets will be saved?  Curious if the age-old Voodoo vs. witchcraft battle is over once and for all?  Dying to know who will be declared the next supreme?
Tune in to the finale tomorrow (Wednesday, January 29th) and bid our favorite witches farewell, with a cocktail in hand, of course. These bewitching recipes are perfect for toasting to another fabulous season, no magic spell or witchcraft required –
·         Fiona’s Filthy Martini
·         The French Quarter
·         Strawberry Supreme
·         The Seven Wonders

Fiona’s Filthy Martini
Channel your inner diva with this extra dirty take on the classic

  • 2 parts Skinnygirl Bare Naked Vodka
  • 2 parts olive juice
  • Splash of dry vermouth
  • Fresh olives to garnish

1)      Shake ingredients with ice.
2)      Pour into a martini glass and garnish with fresh olives.

The French Quarter
This updated twist on the French 75 was Fiona and Marie Laveau’s cocktail of choice for toasting their alliance

·         1 part Skinnygirl Prosecco
·         1 part gin
·         1/3 part superfine sugar
·         ½ part lemon juice
·         Lemon twist for garnish (optional)

1)      Combine gin, sugar, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
2)      Shake vigorously and strain into a flute glass.
3)      Top with Skinnygirl Prosecco.
4)      Garnish with a twist of lemon (optional)

Strawberry Supreme
Raise a glass to the newest supreme with this strawberry champagne concoction

·         2/3 part Sauza Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
·         1/3 part DeKuyper Strawberry Patch Schnapps Liqueur
·         1 part frozen limeade
·         1 part sparkling wine
·         1 part water
·         Handful of strawberries (optional)

1)      Combine all ingredients in a pitcher with ice.
2)      Add fresh sliced strawberries (optional).
3)      Stir.
4)      Pour  and enjoy!
*Serves 8

The Seven Wonders

·         2 parts of Sauza Blue 100% Agave Silver Tequila
·         8 parts cranberry juice
·         4 parts orange juice
·         2 oranges
·         1 part orange liqueur
·         2 tbsp. sugar
·         Orange twist for garnish

1)      Zest the orange onto a small plate. Combine with the two tablespoons of sugar.
2)      In a shaker, combine the sugar and orange zest mixture with the cranberry juice, orange juice, Sauza Tequila, orange liqueur, and the juice from the two oranges.
3)      Pour and garnish with an orange twist.

*Serves 2

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