Thursday, May 31, 2012

Cocktails, Anyone?

Last night I met a dear friend of mine for dinner and drinks. We were long overdue for a catch up session and as luck would have it, our schedules aligned for a delightful al fresco happy hour and dinner. Wednesday night was "Ladies Night" and we indulged in the most delicious cocktail special.
I immediately went home and googled the recipe. I was so happy to find it and wanted to share it with you. It is Friday-eve after all!

Take it from me, this is definitely a keeper for those hot summer days by the pool and date nights at home! So here you go...pure gold my friends, pure gold. 

Vodka Cherry Limeade


2 ounces cherry vodka
1 ounce lime juice (fresh squeezed is best but concentrate will also work)
4 ounces Sprite or 7-Up (you can use diet for a lighter version)
1/2 ounce cherry juice (you can use juice from the jar of cherries or find it bottled in the mixed drink section of the grocery)
1 maraschino cherry

1. Fill a 16 ounce glass with ice or a Mason Jar if you're feeling Southern :)
2. Add first four ingredients
3. Stir
4. Garnish with a cherry and lime wedge
5. Enjoy!

There you have it. A deliciously appropriate cocktail for summer. 
Try it and let me know what you think! 


  1. Sounds delicious! I'm looking forward to trying it. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Um yeah, just consulted my magic 8-ball and the "outlook is good" that this drink is on my agenda in the very near future!! Looks absolutely delicious and refreshing!! Thanks so much for posting the recipe (along with a "light" alternative)! xoxo


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