You don’t need a Ph.D. or even a cocktail shaker to mix up these drinks — just a glass, ice, liquor, a mixer, and maybe a lime. There isn’t really a recipe for most of them; you can be as liberal as you like with the booze-to-mixer ratio. A lot of them will look familiar, but a couple of them might not. CHEERS.
Becherovka is a spicy, bittersweet Czech liqueur (made with a unknown but delicious muddle of herbs and spices) that’s started to pick up steam in the U.S. It’s very refreshing when you top one or two shots of it with tonic water and garnish with a lemon wedge.
Muddle a cucumber slice, lemon slice, and a sprig of fresh mint in the bottom of your glass. Add a shot or two of Pimm’s and top with ginger ale.
(Okay, so including the veggies this may be a few more than two ingredients. But it’s still dead easy to make and a perfect summer drink in every way, so hush your mouth.)
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