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The Carolina Cocktail is November 21st Drink of the Day!! - Shaun the Bartender : Shaun the Bartender

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

November 21, 2012 | By |

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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