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September 13th is National Peanut Day, and we are celebrating with some delicious cocktails! These drinks are perfect for any party, and they are sure to please everyone. Whether you like your cocktails sweet or savory, we have something for you. So go nuts this National Peanut Day and try out these recipes!
This History Of Peanuts
Who would have thought that such a small, unassuming little nut could have such a fascinating history? The peanut, also known as the groundnut, is native to South America, where it has been cultivated for centuries. Archaeological evidence suggests that peanuts were first domesticated in Peru and Ecuador, and they were later introduced to North America by Spanish explorers.
Peanuts quickly became a popular crop in the southeastern United States, where they were grown both for food and for oil. Today, peanuts are one of the world's most important crops, and they are enjoyed in a variety of forms, from roasted nuts to peanut butter. So the next time you enjoy a handful of peanuts, take a moment to appreciate their rich history.
Peanut Butter Cup
How To Make The Peanut Butter Cup Recipe
- 1.5 oz Whiskey
- 0.5 oz Peanut Butter Syrup
- 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
- 2 oz Milk
Rocks or Cocktail
Peanut Butter Rim With Cinnamon Sugar
- In a cocktail shaker with ice, add in Whiskey, Peanut Butter Syrup, Angostura Bitters, and Milk.
- Shake well and strain into an ice filled Rocks or Cocktail Glass.
- Garnish with a Peanut Butter Rim and Cinnamon Sugar.
Tequila Peanut Butter Cup
How To Make The Tequila Peanut Butter Cup Recipe
- 1.5 oz Tequila
- 1.5 oz Chocolate Cream Liqueur
- 1.5 oz Chai Liqueur
- 1 Spoonful Peanut Butter
- In a mixing glass with ice, add in Tequila, Chocolate Cream Liqueur, Chai Liqueur, and Peanut Butter.
- Stir gently, strain into a Martini Glass, and serve.
Tips On How To Make The Best Peanut Cocktail
Try garnishing with whipped cream, a peanut butter cup, brown sugar rim, or chocolate shavings.
Sweeten your cocktail with simple syrup, chocolate liqueur, orange juice.
Make your cocktail even boozier by adding sweet vermouth, coffee liqueur, or flavored whiskey.
Recommended Whiskey Brands
There are few things more satisfying than unwinding with a glass of good whiskey at the end of a long day. Though there are many brands on the market, not all of them are created equal. When it comes to choosing a quality whiskey, there are three brands that stand out from the rest.
Jim Beam is one of the most popular whiskeys in the world, and for good reason. This brand offers a variety of flavors to suit every taste, from the classic original to the bold and smoky bourbon. With its rich history and consistent quality, Jim Beam is a great choice for anyone looking for a tasty whiskey.
Another excellent option is Johnnie Walker. This Scotch whiskey is renowned for its smooth flavor and beautiful packaging. Whether you choose the original Red Label or one of the many special editions, Johnnie Walker is sure to please.
Finally, no list of recommended whiskeys would be complete without mentioning Jack Daniel's. This Tennessee whiskey is characterized by its unique charcoal-filtered taste. Whether you prefer it neat or on the rocks, Jack Daniel's is a delicious choice that is sure to hit the spot.
So next time you're in the mood for a glass of whiskey, be sure to check out one (or all) of these three brands. You won't be disappointed.
Recommended Tequila Brands
There are endless choices when it comes to tequila, but not all brands are created equal. When choosing a tequila, it's important to consider the quality of the agave, the aging process, and the distillation method. With that in mind, here are three brands that offer a high-quality product:
Casa Noble is committed to sustainability, using only organic agave in their tequila. The agave is slow-cooked in traditional clay ovens and then double-distilled in small batches. The result is a smooth, well-rounded tequila with hints of citrus and vanilla.
Patron utilizes both traditional and modern methods to produce their tequila. The agave is slow-cooked in brick ovens and then distilled in copper stills. This gives the tequila a distinctively smooth flavor with notes of fruit and spice.
Herradura takes a unique approach to distillation, using a process known as "crude distillation." This means that the agave is cooked using steam instead of water, resulting in a more concentrated final product. The result is a rich, complex tequila with deep flavors of caramel and chocolate.
What To Pair With Your Peanut Cocktail
A peanut cocktail is the perfect drink for a Peanut Day party. Peanuts are a classic flavor that pairs well with many different foods. Here are some ideas for what to serve with your peanut cocktail:
For a savory dish, try pairing your cocktail with grilled chicken or shrimp. The protein will help to balance out the sweetness of the drink.
For a sweet treat, pair your cocktail with chocolate cake or brownies. The rich flavor of the chocolate will complement the peanuts in the drink.
If you want to keep it simple, serve your cocktail with potato chips or pretzels. The salty snacks will provide a nice contrast to the sweet drink.
No matter what you pair it with, a peanut cocktail is sure to be a hit at your next gathering!
National Peanut Day is the perfect excuse to indulge in a delicious drink. Our featured cocktails are made with tasty peanut based ingredients and are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.
The first cocktail is The Peanut Butter Cup which combines the classic flavors whiskey and peanut butter. The second cocktail is The Tequila Peanut Butter Cup, which combines the flavors of tequila, chocolate, and peanut butter in a creamy dessert cocktail. So if you're looking for a fun, new, and decadent cocktail, our featured cocktails are sure to please.