Everything you need to know to prepare your own cocktails at home!
During the summer, is it a good opportunity to invite your friends to hang out at home, and what better option than to learn to prepare your own cocktails? It would be a lot of fun!
There are cocktails that are easy to prepare. But this does not mean that they are not delicious cocktails, in fact there are cocktails of very easy preparations that are ideal for all occasions.
It is a great opportunity to bring out that bartender you have inside and show yourself preparing cocktails that are not even in the coolest pub in the city center.
In this blog post we give you different alternatives so that you can have the drinks that you like the most.
What are you going to need?
To start preparing drinks at home you do not need many supplies and they are cheap. With a shaker, a strainer, a measuring glass, a citrus grater, an imperial spoon, some tongs and an ice bucket will suffice. The knife and the cutting board serve you the ones you already have at home.
Here we show you the step by step of our favorite cocktails!
•1 1/2 oz of tequila
• 2 oz of natural lemon juice
• 1 oz of natural lime juice
• 1 slice of lime
• Cup for daisies
Place all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and mix by shaking vigorously for 10 seconds. Strain and serve in a margarita glass. Garnish with a lime wedge and, if desired, before garnishing the rim with sugar or salt. Ready the margarita.
Gin and Tonic
• 2 oz gin
• 4 oz of tonic water
• 1/2 lemon
• 1 slice of lemon
Fill a glass with ice cubes, place the gin and squeeze half a lemon inside. Complete with tonic water and add a slice of lemon to give more aroma and decorate. The Gin and Tonic is ready.
• 70 ml of extra dry Martini
• 140 ml of apple juice
• 1 slice of lemon
• Ice cubes
Fill a glass with three or four ice cubes and add the Martini. Fill the glass with the apple juice. You can decorate it with a lemon wedge and enjoy!
• 1/2 cup of fruit pulp
• 2 oz of rum (you can also use vodka or gin)
• 1 oz of lemon juice
• 2 tablespoons of sugar
• 1 oz of liquor (if possible one of the same flavor as the chosen fruits)
Put all the ingredients in a blender and mix on maximum power until a thick, smooth and homogeneous mixture is formed. Serve in a glass for daisies that is frozen and ready!
In addition, if you want to be a professional in drinks we show you different courses that are offered in Barcelona to be a first-class Bartender
You can choose between four courses. The first of them to organize basic cocktails such as Manhattan or Daiquiri. The second, focused on Tiki drinks, which use rum, fruit, strawberries and liqueurs, such as Mai Tai. Third, the drink par excellence. They help you make a good gin and tonic. And finally, the special appetizers in which they teach you how to create digestive liqueurs with herbs such as vermouth or bitter. All courses last two hours and teach you how to use the utensils, they illustrate you with a little history of the cocktails to make and you can taste three to four drinks
It offers different course options and there are options for everyone: Tiki Cocktail Workshop, Appetizer Workshop and Vermouth, with Rum, Gin Tonic.
In addition they offer a workshop called: Cocktails of the world, they teach you basic cocktail tips and they will make 3 very famous cocktails in the world.
What is your favorite drink and which one would you like to try?