Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Kamikaze

Day 62


Kamikaze
3 shots out of 5


When I started this blog I told my friends to let me know what cocktail they want me to make on their birthdays.  Tonight is Kristin's birthday and she has requested I make a Kamikaze.  A big Happy Birthday to you Kristin!

I gave tonight's cocktail 3 shots out of 5.  The Kamikaze is pretty good, but I think next time I make it I will put in less lime juice.  I put in equal amounts of the 3 main ingredients and it was a bit too limey, so I added in the simple syrup, which helped........but I think if I would have halved the lime juice and still added the simply syrup, I would have liked it better.  My husband says that he likes his with lemon juice instead of lime juice..........so that's always an option next time.

Here is the recipe for a Kamikaze:

  • 1 shot vodka
  • 1 shot Cointreau 
  • 1 shot lime juice
  • 1/4 shot simple syrup
In a shaker add ice, vodka, Cointreau, lime juice and simple syrup.  Shake it up really well to get it all mixed and chilled good.  Strain into a short cocktail glass.


 Here is a photo of the end result:

http://cocktail365.blogspot.com/2012/04/kamikaze.html



Here is a photo of the ingredients:




A huge Happy Birthday to Kristin!  We send hugs and kisses your way on your BIG day!!

Cheers!!

The Cocktail Lady

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