Smart Bar

Stock up for summer

by Crown Royal

Get more cool summer cocktail recipes and party planning tips at CrownRoyal.com

BAR BASICS

What makes for a great party? Good friends, Crown Royal and a well-appointed bar. To mix like a pro, keep your bar prepped with these basics:

Utensils

One 1 1/2 oz. jigger with markings to measure 1/4 oz., 1/2 oz., 3/4 oz., and 1 oz.

Long bar spoon for use as a stirrer/measuring spoon

Plastic stirring rod for carbonated beverages

Combo can & bottle opener

Waiter’s corkscrew

Paring knife

Hand juicer

Cocktail shaker

Ice bucket and tongs

Electric blender

Glasses

Cocktail glasses which can double as sours glasses

Goblets for wine, sours & brandy

Highball glasses for Collinses & juleps

Old-fashioned glasses which can double for highball & shot glasses

Sherry glasses which can double for liqueurs, wine & sours glasses

Mixers

Club soda

Cola (regular and diet)

Cranberry Juice

Ginger ale

Grapefruit juice

Grenadine

Lemon-lime soda

Lime juice

Orange juice

Sweet and Sour Mix

Tomato juice (spicy)

Tonic water

Garnishes & More

Bitters

Green olives (stuffed)

Lemons

Limes

Maraschino cherries

Salt

Sugar

Tabasco

Worcestershire Sauce

Ice (cubes & crushed)

RECIPES

Crown Manhattan

1 oz. Crown Royal

1/4 oz. sweet vermouth

Dash of bitters

Stir with ice in tumbler. Strain into chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a maraschino cherry OR serve on the rocks in an old-fashioned glass.

Ultimate Manhattan

1 oz. Crown Royal Special Reserve

1/4 oz. sweet vermouth

Dash of bitters

Stir with ice in tumbler. Strain into chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a
maraschino cherry.

Crown and Cola

1 1/4 oz. Crown Royal

6 oz. cola

Pour Crown Royal over ice cubes in a highball glass. Add Cola. Stir.

Red Snapper

1 oz. Crown Royal

1/4 oz. amaretto

5 oz. cranberry juice

Pour over ice in a highball glass. Stir and garnish with an orange wheel.