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October 1

1 Part Lemonade
1 Part Beer


The Radler
1 Part pilsner-style Beer
1 Part lemon-lime soda


The Russ
1 Part Weizenbier
1 Part lemon-lime soda


1 Part lager Beer
1 Part cola.

October 2
Peppermint Patty

1 Part White Creme de Menthe
1 Part Dark Creme de Cacao
1 Part Cream
Combine ingredients in a Cocktail Shaker With ice and Strain into a Cocktail Glass.

- The Peanuts comic strip ran from October 2, 1950, to February 13, 2000

October 3
Mexican Coffee

2 Parts Kahlua
1 Part Tequila
Fill With Coffee
Top With Whipped Cream

October 4
Jack Rose

3 Parts applejack
2 Parts lemon or lime Juice
2 dashes Grenadine
Shake into a chilled Glass, Garnis, and served straight up in a Cocktail Glass
- "Jack Rose" Jacob Rosenzweig (1875 - October 4, 1947), a New York City gambler.

October 5

1 Shot of  Whiskey
1 Glass of Beer

- Variation -
Boiler Maker (UK Style)

1 Shot of Bourbon or Rye
1 Glass of English Pale Ale

October 6
Apple Martini

1 Part Vodka
1 Part Apple Pucker
Shake and Strain into a Cocktail Glass and Garnish With A Cherry

October 7
Horse's Neck

1 Part Brandy
3 Parts Ginger ale
Dash of Angostura bitter (option)
Pour Brandy and Ginger ale into a Rocks Glass With ice cubes. Stir and Garnish With a lemon zest. Option: Dash of Angostura Bitter.

October 8

1 Part Rum
1 Part Sweet and Sour Mix
Juice of 1 lime
- Usually blended frozen however it can be served on ice.

- Alternative -
Banana Daiquiri
A Daiquiri With a half a banana

- Alternative -
Daiquirí Floridita
With Maraschino liqueur

October 9 
French Connection 2

1 Part Brandy
1 Part Amaretto

- The film French Connection was released on October 9th, 1971

October 10


Whole, quartered lime
Teaspoon brown sugar
35ml Vodka
Lots Crushed ice
Some soda Water
Slice limes, muddle With sugar. Fill Glass With crushed ice and pour on the Vodka, top off With Soda Water, gently mix and then serve.
- Alternative : add blueberries, strawberries or other fruit.

October 11
Mai Tai 2 (Rum Heavy)

2 Parts dark Rum
2 Parts White Rum
1 Part curacao
1 Part Grenadine
2 Parts Pineapple Juice
Dash Orgeat Syrup
1 Part lime Juice
Paper Umbrella
Shake all ingredients in a shaker (except Umbrella and Pineapple). Strain into highball Glass over ice. Garnish With Pineapple spear on rim and paper umbrella
- The Mai Tai was reported to be invented at Trader Vics Restaurant founded by Victor Jules Bergeron, Jr. (October 12th, 1902 – November 10th, 1984)

October 12
Spanish Coffee

1 Part Tia Maria
1 Part Rum
Fill With Coffee
top With Whipped Cream

- October 12th is Fiesta Nacional de España - Spain national holiday

October 13
Liquid Cocaine 2

Splash of Peach Schnapps
2/3 shot goldschlager
Drizzle of Jagermeister
Splash a bit of Schnapps into the bottom of a shot Glass, add Goldschlager, then layer on a bit of Jagermeister (pour into the top of the side of the shot Glass)

October 14
Russian Qualude

1 Part Vodka
1 Part Baileys
1 Part Frangelica
1 Part Cream

October 15
Tequilla Slammer

One Part Tequila
One Part 7 Up, Ginger ale or Mountain Dew
Stir gently.
- If champagne is used instead of lemonade, the drink is known as a Slammer Royale

October 16
Michael Collins

2 Parts Irish Whiskey
1 Part freshly squeezed lemon Juice
Drizzle of sugar syrup
Chilled carbonated Water to taste
- Michael "Mick" Collins or Míceál Ó Coileáin (October 16th, 1890 –  August 22nd, 1922) was an Irish revolutionary leader

October 17
Praying Mantis

Bombay dry Gin
Celery Juice
lime Juice
simple syrup
Shake and Strain into a bucket. Garnish With a thin Celery Stalk.

October 18

1 Part Vodka
Fill With
Orange Juice
Cranberry Juice

October 19
Daiquiri 2

1 Part Grenadine
2 Parts lemon Juice
4 Parts White Rum
Mix one Part Grenadine With 2 Parts lemon Juice and 4 Parts White Rum then pour over ice in a Cocktail Glass. add whatever fruit you like and blend With crushed ice to make a classic daiquiri

October 20
Chip Shot

1 Part Irish Cream
1 Part Frangelico
1/2 Part Tuaca
Fill With Coffee
toP With Whipped Cream
Pour the Coffee last because it can break the Cocktail Glass if it's too hot

October 21
Kamikaze 2

1 shot Vodka
dash sour mix (or sugar and fresh lemon Juice)
3/4 shot Triple Sec
dash lime Juice
Shake together in a Shaker with ice and Strain into chilled Cocktail Glass.

October 22
Squashed Frog

1/2 Shot advocaat
1/2 Shot midori
just a drop Grenadine
Mix Advocaat and Midori into a shot Glass then add a spot of Grenadine. The Grenadine will sink and look like blood

October 23
Burning Smurf

1/2 shot After Shock (Blue)
1/2 shot sambuca
Mix and set fire to then suck through straw as it burns.

- The Smurfs comic first appeared in the Belgian magazine Spirou on October 23rd, 1958

October 24

1 Part Vodka
Fill With Orange Juice

- Variation -

Screwdriver 2

1 Part Vodka
2 Part Orange Juice
- The earliest written reference to the drink Screwdriver is from the October 24th, 1949 issue of Time

October 25
Kioke Coffee

1 Part Kahlua
1/2 Part Brandy
Fill With Coffee
Top With Whipped Cream

October 26
Moscow Mule

One Part Vodka
One Part lime Juice
3 Parts Ginger Beer
Mix ingredients together and serve
- The proportion of Ginger Beer varies from 2 Parts to 4 Parts

October 27

1 Part Gin
1 Part Sweet red Vermouth
1 Part Campari
Stir into Glass over ice, Garnish and Serve in Old Fashioned Glass
- It is an apéritif, a pre-dinner Cocktail intended to stimulate the appetite.

October 28

1 Part Kahlua
1 Part Baileys
1 Part 151
Straight up, warm.

-The B-51 was first flown on October 28th, 1949

October 29
Midnight Rider

1 and a half oz. Botran Reserva
Half oz. Orange Curacao
1 oz. Orange Juice
1 oz. Soda
1 Fresh squeezed Orange wedge
Garnish With an Orange wedge
add all the ingredients to a mixing Glass. add ice and Shake. Strain into a tall Glass

October 30
Hot Toddy

3 oz. Bourbon
Fill With Water
1 whole Cinnamon Stick
3 whole Cloves
1 slice (thin) Lemon
1 sprinkle Nutmeg
1 oz. Sugar Syrup
Add everything except nutmeg and cinnamon to the Glass and Fill With boiling Water. Add the cinnamon stick to the Glass and sprinkle With nutmeg.

- Variation: Substitute any liquor for the Bourbon, Whiskey, Brandy, and Schnapps are common substitutes.

- Alternative -

Hot Cinn-Apple Toddy

1 1/2 Parts Bourbon
1 1/2 Parts Hiram Walker OriGinal Cinn
1/2 Part fresh lemon Juice
1 tsp. agave nectar
Fill With hot apple cider
Pour the Bourbon, OriGinal Cinn, and lemon Juice into a footed mug. Stir well. Fill With hot apple cider. Garnish With a cinnamon stick or a Green apple

October 31
True Blood

1 and a Half oz. Botran Rum
Three-Fourths oz. Chambord
Half oz. Simple Syrup (60% sugar – 40% hot Water)
Three-Fourths oz. fresh lime Juice
5 Mint leaves
top With Ginger Beer or Ginger Ale
Mint sprig and a plastic bat stir stick
Add all the ingredients into a mixing Glass. add ice and Shake. Strain into a highball Glass and top With Ginger Beer

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