Happy Hour @ 1102

Zodiac Birthday Cocktail

Yesterday, was my birthday.  So today’s Happy Hour Drink, is a celebration of my day.  I have always been a big fan of the Zodiac, so when I found this cocktail through “In the Spirit”, I thought it was quite an appropriate theme for this week’s Happy Hour.

CAPRICORN  – The GOAT  ( December 21 – January 20)

Mocha Martini

Ruling planet:  Saturn

Associated Colors:  Brown (and also Black)

Characteristics:  Practical, disciplined, humorous and reserved.  Can also be pessimistic and fatalistic.

Famous Capricorns:  Martin Luther King Jr., Elvis Presley, Muhammad Ali, Diane Keaton, Samuel Brandon Smith (my son), DJ Jones (my grandson)  and ME.

Recommended Cocktail:

MOCHA MARTINI

1 Shot Brandy

1 Shot Creme De Cocoa

1 Shot Cask & Cream Sweet Temptation Chocolate Liquer

1 Shot Khalua

1 1/2 Shots Cold Coffee or Espresso

1/2 Shot Heavy Cream

Cocoa Powder and/or sugar

Method:

Over ice Shake first 5 ingredients together and pour into a chilled martini glass. Float half a shot of  cream in the centre of the drink. Garnish with dusting of cocoa powder in the centre of the drink on top of the cream.
You could also rim the glass with a mixture of cocoa powder and sugar to taste.

Happy Birthday to all my Capricorn friends.


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