How To Make A Global Warmer Cocktail
In honor of Earth Day, learn how to make a Global Warmer cocktail. This drink is not only delicious, but it is also a great conversation starter. Everyone has an opinion on global warming and environmental issues. When you tell your guests this drink is called a Global Warmer, it is a sure way to get everyone talking and sharing opinions. Those who are concerned about the environment will appreciate a drink that brings awareness of these issues to everyone, while those who are more skeptical of global warming will view this cocktail as a wink and a nod to the hype surrounding it. Either way, you can't really go wrong when serving this drink to a crowd. The bottom line is that this fruity drink with a minty twist is aptly named because it would be perfect on those endless hot, stuffy days that some feel the world will be experiencing in the future. Until then, you can make a Global Warmer cocktail to celebrate Earth Day or to cool off in the summer by the pool. Take the theme one step further and recycle the liquor bottles after making this drink. A key component to the Global Warmer is Basil Hayden's Bourbon, a spicy bourbon with a hint of peppermint and tea flavor.
To make a Global Warmer cocktail, you will need:
- cocktail shaker
- cocktail glass
- 6 crushed mint leaves
- 1 1/2 part Basil Hayden's Bourbon
- 1/2 part Triple Sec
- 1 1/2 part Lime Sour Mix
- 1/4 part Mango Liqueur
- An extra mint leaf and a twist of lime make excellent garnishes for a Global Warmer.
- Prepare the shaker. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the crushed mint leaves, Basil Hayden's Bourbon, Triple Sec, Lime Sour Mix, and Mango Liqueur.
- Mix and serve. Shake the ingredients for about fifteen seconds and then pour into the cocktail glass. Serve the Global Warmer cocktail chilled.