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Sunday, December 12, 2004

it's a good party when...  

* your're martini bar includes: chocotini mintini o'cosmo ... & all the classics
* cupcakes are served
* salmon toasties are delivered at 2 am
* the DJ get's multiple requests for copies of his sets
* your sister takes over bartending responsibilities with an inventive spirit

i had my first party in seattle tonight. the last guests just left and i've still got that slight bit of post-party energy... not quite enough to do all the cleaning up...but enough to post the drink list from the bar:


2 fluid ounces chocolate liqueur
1 1/2 fluid ounces vodka
1/2 ounce grated chocolate – garnish

2 oz vodka
1 1/2 oz Peach schnapps
pomegranate garnish

Crime Scene Cosmo
2 oz. Vodka
1 oz. Cointreau Liqueur (or Triple Sec)
Splash of Fresh Lime Juice
1 oz. white Cranberry Juice

1 1/4 ounces Absolut Citron vodka (about 2 1/2 tablespoons)
1/4 ounce Rose's lime juice (about 3/4 tablespoon)
1/4 ounce triple sec or Cointreau (about 3/4 tablespoon)
1/4 cup cranberry juice
1 cup ice cubes
Garnish: lime twist

The Perfect Manhattan
1/3 dry vermouth
1/3 sweet vermouth
1/3 whiskey

Vodka Martini
1 1/2 oz vodka
dash dry vermouth
stuffed olive

Standard Gin Martini
6 ounces of freezing Bombay Sapphire
5 drops of dry vermouth.
2 small twists of lemon rind.
2 Picholine olives.

1 oz Dry Gin
1 1/2 oz Peppermint Schnapps
1/2 oz Water
Garnish: Peppermint Candy

Long Kiss Goodnight Martini ...
1/2 oz Stoli Vanil Vodka
1 oz Stolichnaya Vodka
1/2 oz Bols White Creme de Cacao
shaved white Chocolate

House Specialty: O'Cosmo
Absolut Mandarin
Triple Sec
Cranberry Juice
Lime Twist