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Drink of the Day: Amaretto Cooler - Shaun the Bartender : Shaun the Bartender

Drink of the Day: Amaretto Cooler

April 26, 2015 | By |

Since it’s Sunday, and we are getting close to having the weather in the Midwest to enjoy a good barbecue, I felt that today would be a good day to show you a cocktail that you can enjoy while cooking up some fine cuisine on the grill.

Amaretto is a nice addition to your beverage on a kick back and relax kind of day.  A soothing addition to any drink.  Add some vanilla vodka and cola and you can guarantee your mindset will be to do just that.  Just be sure to find enough energy to take the cover off the grill and cook up some burgers and dogs for your friends and family.

We are less than a week away from May.  The leaves in my area are finally showing up on the trees and the birds are singing that springtime tune.  Winter is finally a memory as we get are yards and homes prepared for the coming seasons.  I can’t think of a better way than to enjoy a relaxing beverage after spending time in the yard.

Enjoy your Sunday while giving your taste buds something to get excited about.  Cheers!


Amaretto Cooler5-11 amaretto cooler

1 oz. Vanilla infused Vodka

1 oz. Amaretto



Method:  Build this in a highball glass by pouring in the first two ingredients to measure.  Top off with cola.  Stir.  Garnish with an orange half-wheel on the rim of the glass.


This Day in History:

1607 – Colonists land at Cape Henry, Virginia.  They would found Jamestown the next month.

1865 – John Wilkes Booth, President Lincoln’s assassin, was surrounded by federal troops in a barn in Virginia.  He would later be found shot dead in the barn.

1986 – The worst nuclear power plant accident occurred at Chernobyl, just outside of Kiev, USSR.

1994 – The first multi-racial elections were held in South Africa.


Notable Birthday:

Comedian and actress, Carol Burnett was born on this date in 1936.

Notable Quote:

“There is no advertisement as powerful as a positive reputation traveling fast.”  –  Brian Coslow



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