Popular Cocktails of the 70’s

The 70’s were an important time in the history of Addison, and so we have dug up some of the most popular cocktails of the era to show you how to mix your own. Better yet , celebrate the 70’s  by ordering these cocktails at any of your favorite Addison North Dallas Corridor establishments  including: Chamberlain’s Steak & Chop House, Chamberlain’s Fish Market, Kenny’s Wood Fire Grill, Kenny’s Italian Kitchen, Texas de Brazil, Bowlmor, Rio Mambo and Chow Thai.

 

Old Fashioned Cocktail

Old Fashioned

1 sugar cube
3 dashes Angostura bitters
club soda
2 ounces Elijah Craig whiskey
old-fashioned glass

Instructions:
Place the sugar cube (or 1/2 teaspoon loose sugar) in a rocks glass. Wet it down with 2 or 3 dashes of Angostura bitters and a short splash of water or club soda. Crush the sugar with a wooden muddler, chopstick, strong spoon, lipstick, cartridge case, whatever. Rotate the glass so that the sugar grains and bitters give it a lining. Add a large ice cube. Pour in the rye (or bourbon). Serve with a stirring rod.

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Brandy Alexander

1 ounce Aviation gin or brandy
1 ounce DeKupers dark crème de cacao
2 ounces heavy cream
Grated nutmeg garnish

Instructions:
Combine first three ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well. Strain into a martini glass. Garnish with nutmeg.

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Grasshopper

1 ounce DeKupers green crème de menthe
1 ounce DeKupers white crème de cacao
2 ounces heavy cream

Instructions:
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well. Strain into a martini glass.

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Tom Collins

1-1/2 ounces Fords gin
3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
1 ounce simple syrup
4 ounces club soda
Orange slice for garnish
Cherry for garnish

Instructions:
Shake the first three ingredients with ice and strain into a Collins glass. Add the soda and stir. Garnish with the orange slice and cherry.

Rusty Nail Cocktail

Rusty Nail

2 ounces Oban scotch
3/4 ounce Drambuie

Instructions:
Fill an old-fashioned glass with ice. Pour in scotch. Float Drambuie on top.

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Stinger

2 ounces Grand Marnier cognac or brandy
1 ounce DeKupers white crème de menthe

Instructions:
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well. Strain into an old-fashioned glass filled with crushed ice.

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Harvey Wallbanger

1 oz Effen vodka
4 oz orange juice
Splash of Galliano
Orange slice

Instructions:
Pour vodka and orange juice into a tall glass filled with ice cubes and stir. Float Galliano on top by pouring slowly over a teaspoon turned bottom-side up. Garnish cocktails with an orange slice. Makes one Harvey Wallbanger cocktail.

 

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