Basic Cooler Recipe

Basic Cooler
Makes: 1 drink

Coolers are tall drinks or highballs that may include virtually any liquor.

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 teaspoon superfine sugar
  • Club soda or ginger ale
  • 2 ounces liquor of your choice
  • Long lemon or orange peel
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. In a highball glass, dissolve the sugar in the club soda; then add the ice and liquor. Garnish with fruit peel.

Variations:

Boston Cooler: Add 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, and use light rum.

Floradora Cooler: Add 1 tablespoon grenadine, and use gin.

Campari Cooler: Add 1 tablespoon raspberry syrup, and use Campari.

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