ASEEES Opening Reception Cocktail Mocktail Recipes

As part of the 2020 Virtual Convention Opening Reception (Thursday, Nov 5, 7:30pm EST), we will have a cocktail/mocktail-making demonstration. The demonstration can be viewed at this link. If you'd like to participate, we've provided the ingredient list below:

 

Mint and Cucumber Refresher (non-alcoholic): 

1 tsp sugar
fresh mint
juice of one lime or lemon
1 inch piece of cucumber, thinly sliced
chilled sparkling water
ice 

Serve in a tall glass 

Grapefruit Cooler (non-alcoholic):

fresh mint
1 Tbsp agave, honey, or sugar syrup
half a cup grapefruit juice
1 oz lemon or lime juice
chilled sparkling water
ice 

Serve in a tall glass  

Black (or White) Russian:

2 measures vodka
1 measure coffee liqueur (Tia Maria or Kahlua are the classic choice)
ice 
Optional, to make it a White Russian: 1 measure cream, half and half, or your favorite coffee creamer
(1 measure = typically 1 oz.)

Serve in an old-fashioned glass

Very Berry (or Slightly Fruity) Martini:

1 measure vodka (or gin)
dry vermouth
ice
1 strawberry, sliced; OR 1 slice of your other favorite fruit such as kiwi, orange, peach, etc., but maybe not apple 
(1 measure = typically 1 oz.)

Serve in a martini glass, coupe, or cocktail glass