Jewelers are shaking (or stirring) all kinds of concoctions this summer. Here’s just a taste of what they’re serving their thirsty customers:
Kirk Masters & Sons, Richmond, Mich.
Masters’ Homemade Baileys
1 can of Eagle Brand condensed milk
1 cup of heavy whipping cream
2 tablespoons Hershey’s syrup
1 tablespoon instant coffee
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond extract
1?¾ cups rum
Mix all in blender and serve cold.
Jack Lewis Fine Jewelry, Bloomington, Ill.
The Jack Lewis Signature Cosmopolitan (pictured)
2 parts Stolichnaya vodka
1 part Cointreau
3 parts cranberry juice
Shake with ice and garnish with lime.
J. Thomson Custom Jewelers, Oklahoma City
The Opal Cocktail
1?½ ounces gin
½ ounce triple sec
1 ounce orange juice
2 dashes orange bitters
Combine all ingredients in a shaker half-filled with ice and serve.
Schumacher Diamond Inc., Bismarck, N.D.
The Green One
1 part crème de cacao
1 part crème de menthe
1 part 360 Double Chocolate vodka
1 part half & half, French vanilla flavor
Swirl Hershey’s chocolate syrup on the inside of a glass and serve chilled or on the rocks.