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Drink Recipes

Whether you’re planning a large party, an intimate get-together, or a girls’ night in, you’re sure to be inspired by our great drink recipes. You’ll easily find the wines and liquors you need for them right at Bremer’s Wine & Liquor. Browse through them all and get ideas for your next get-together!


Skinnygirl Cucumber Refresher

Skinnygirl Cucumber Refresher

Ingredients
4 mint leaves
1 large basil leaf
1 lime wedge
1.5 ounces Skinnygirl Cucumber Vodka
3 ounces soda water
1/2 teaspoon agave nectar

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Dirty Martini

Dirty Martini

June 19th is National Martini Day. With so many new ways to make a Martini, sometimes it’s nice to go back to an old classic like the Dirty Martini.

Ingredients
2 1/2 ounces vodka (Bremer’s carries many vodka brands! We suggest Belvedere, Grey Goose or Skyy)
1/2 ounce dry vermouth
5 teaspoons olive brine

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Rumchata Momma Latte

Rumchata Momma Latte

Serve this delicious drink to Mom on Mother’s Day, or any day and show her you appreciate her. Relax the Rumchata way!

Ingredients
2 oz. Rumchata
2 oz. Patron XO Cafe Tequila
1 oz. non-fat milk

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The Girl Scout

The Girl Scout

If you are one of the many people that truly enjoy the taste of a thin mint Girl Scout cookie – give this delicious drink recipe a try! Girl Scout cookie season may only come once a year but don’t wait a year to enjoy the taste of a thin mint. Bremer’s Wine and Liquor carries these ingredients all year around.

Ingredients
1 oz crème de menthe
1 oz white chocolate liqueur
2 oz chocolate-flavored vodka
1 oz half-and-half
1/2 teaspoon mint extract (optional for more minty taste)
1-2 handfuls of chocolate chips to rim glass
Crumbled Oreos or Thin Mint cookie to garnish on top

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The Shamrocker

The Shamrocker

This simple yet fruity cocktail recipe from Sauza Hornitos Tequila will bring out your inner rock star this St. Patrick’s Day. Don’t worry if you are missing some of these ingredients, Bremer’s carries them all as well as alternate brands. Try it; because if you aren’t Irish, you can shamROCK-it like you are.

Ingredients
1 part Hornitos Plata Tequila
1 part Melon liqueur
1/2 part  Triple Sec
Splash of OJ

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Mardi Gras King Cake Jelly Shots

Mardi Gras King Cake Jelly Shots

Bring the festivities of Mardi Gras to your home! Serve these fun and delicious Mardi Gras shots during your Fat Tuesday celebration. Are you looking for an idea for a themed party? Think “Mardi Gras” and serve these! These shots are bound to taste as colorful and lively as they look! This recipe will take about 10 minutes to prep and 3 hours to make. Serves 12.

Ingredients
12 glass or plastic shot glasses (2 oz.)
1 3/4 cup prepared lemonade
4 envelopes plain gelatin
1 1/4 cups cake-flavored vodka
2 teaspoons sweetened condensed milk (up to 4 tablespoons can be used to sweeten to taste)
3 bowls (one for each color)
1 Gushers™ candy (optional*)
Liquid food coloring
1 tube Betty Crocker™ ready-to-spread vanilla frosting (for rims)
Decorating sugars in purple, yellow and green (for rims)
Edible silver glitter (for between layers — optional)

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French Kiss Martini

French Kiss Martini

Bremer’s is always looking for hot, new drinks to share with our customers and this drink sounds too delicious to not share. We stumbled upon this great recipe from the blog of Mr. and Mrs. P. for the French Kiss Martini. They way we see it, with a name like “French Kiss”- it must be unforgettable! This recipe makes 2. So you can make one for yourself, and one for yourself…or you can share the second. You decide!

Ingredients
1 oz vodka
1 oz Chambord (raspberry liqueur)
1/2 oz Cointreau (orange liqueur)

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Snow Day Hot Chocolate

Snow Day Hot Chocolate

It’s appropriate to have a go-to drink for a blustery Northern New York snow day; one for the children that can easily be modified for the parents. Of course, for the children you will substitute the Whipped Caramel, for ole’ fashion Reddi Wip. This drink is warm and delightful, when the weather is a tad frightful!

Ingredients
1 winter snow day
1 packet of hot chocolate mix or
[2 1/2 c. whole milk
2 c. half and half
6 Tbs. cocoa powder
10 Tbs. sugar
1/4 tsp. vanilla
dash salt
1/2 c. semi-sweet chocolate morsels]
1 to 1 1/2 c. Whipped Cream Vodka (add more or less depending on taste)
Whipped cream (optional)
Mini marshmallows (optional)
1 Tbs. shaved chocolate (optional)

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Korbel Holiday Honey

Korbel Holiday Honey

When you combine Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey with this sparkling wine, the combination is one for even the “bubbly” nay-sayers to change their ways. Mixing this dry sparkly, with the sweet, heavy flavor of Jack’s Daniel’s Tennessee Honey is a simple way to add a little natural finish and “sting” to your average glass of wine.

Ingredients
1 oz. Jacks Daniel’s® Tennessee Honey
4 oz. Korbel Brut

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Maker’s Mark Eggnog

Maker’s Mark Eggnog

Let’s talk Eggnog. It’s a family favorite during the Holidays. Think of the memories you have made while sitting in front of your tree, snuggled up tight with the children, with a glass of eggnog in hand. It’s a classic holiday drink that everyone can enjoy. It’s rich, smooth and creamy and can be served warm or cold, non-alcoholic or  with a splash of your favorite bourbon or whiskey. Make your mark this holiday with one of our favorite adult Eggnog recipes from our friends at Maker’s Mark!

Ingredients
1 liter Maker’s Mark® Bourbon
1 quart milk
1 quart heavy cream
2 dozen eggs
1-1/2 cups sugar
Nutmeg for garnish

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