Pulse Potions

By Leslie Marin

Have your favorite bartender whip up one of these concoctions…or try making them for your friends at your first pool party of the year!

The Bride of Frankenstein

1 oz. Cognac
1 oz. Grand Marnier
1 oz. Hypnotiq
1/4 oz. Blue Curacao
1/4 oz. Midori
A splash of lime juice
Shake ingredients together and serve in a chilled martini glass garnished with a lime slice.

Da Bartender

1/2 oz. Hennessy
1/2 oz. Grand Marnier
1 oz. Sour Mix
1 oz. Pineapple Juice
1/2 oz. Grenadine
Shake well with ice, strain, and then serve in a cognac glass…Very pink, very sexy!

Slap Yo’ Self Silly

1 1/2 oz. vodka
1 1/2 oz. light rum
1 1/2 oz. triple sec
2 oz. sour mix
2 oz. pineapple juice
2 oz. orange juice
A dash of grenadine
Put the dash of grenadine in the bottom of a Collins glass. Place the remaining ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake. Pour into the prepared Collins. Garnish with a cherry and an orange slice.

Love Juice

Place 1/4 oz. Blue Curacao at the bottom of a martini glass rimmed with sugar.
Shake together and then pour over the Curacao:

1/4 oz. Absolut Vodka
1/4 oz. Bombay Sapphire Gin
1/4 oz. Malibu Rum
1/4 oz. Jose Cuervo 1800
1/4 oz. Cointreau
1/2 oz. Cranberry Juice
1 1/2 oz. Pineapple Juice

Garnish with three gummi bears on a pick.

The Monkey Gland

1/4 oz. Grenadine
2 oz. Gin
1 oz. Orange Juice
1 dash Pernod

Shake the ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange twist.

Chin chin and bottoms up…here’s to a long, fun summer!