The Carolina Cocktail is November 21st Drink of the Day!!

November 21, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

North Carolina would become part of the original thirteen states on this date in 1789, when it became the 12th state of the United States.  To celebrate this, how about a drink that shares it’s name.

The Carolina Cocktail is an interesting cream cocktail that has egg whites as part of its recipe.  The egg whites, when shaken properly, gives you a nice frothy top to the cocktail and gives it a smooth texture when going down.  A must try!

Carolina Cocktail

2 1/2 oz. Tequila

1 1/2 oz. Cream

1 Tsp. Vanilla Extract

1 Tsp. Grenadine

Egg White

 

Method:  Pour all ingredients into a shaker with ice.  Shake vigorously for no less than ten seconds.  Strain into a cocktail glass.  For an additional touch to the finished drink, sprinkle some cinnamon on the top of the drink.

 

This Day in History:

1783 – With the Marquis d’Arlandes as a passenger, Pilatre de Rozier made the first free-flight in a balloon, traveling 5 1/2 miles in twenty minutes and peaking at an altitude of 500 feet.

1789 – North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.

1922 – Georgia’s Rebecca Felton was sworn into the U.S. Senate, becoming the first woman to have a seat in the senate.

1969 – The US Senate rejected Supreme Court nominee, Clement Haynsworth.

 

Notable Birthday:

Voltaire, a French philosopher, historian, and writer know for his wit, was born on this day in 1694.

 

Notable Quote:

“Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her; but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.”  –  Voltaire

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