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Star Spangled ‘Tini – July’s Martini

Published by: Kathy

  • Jun
  • 21

Martini Monday is coming early!

In order to give you ample time to hit the liquor store before the 4th of July, I am posting my July martini at the end of June. (If you prepared June’s posting, you should already have the Hypnotiq on hand.)  I am sitting here sipping on my first Star Spangled ‘Tini and it is soooo delicious!  It has a little pucker to it, so I will add the option of using sour mix instead of fresh lime juice to tone things down a bit. 


  • 1  1/2  oz. Hypnotiq Liqueur
  • 1  1/2  oz. mango vodka
  • 1/4  oz. fresh lime juice or sour mix
  • 1/2  oz.  grenadine
  • Blueberries and cherries or strawberries, for garnish

Chill glass in freezer.  Pour Hypnotiq, mango vodka and lime or sour mix in a cocktail shaker, filled half way with crushed ice, and shake well.  Strain into chilled martini glass.  Slowly add grenadine down the side of the glass, so it will settle to the bottom.  Skewer your fruit on a patriotic martini pick and gently drop into the martini.  Sip slowly and enjoy! 

Happy 4th of July, everyone!!  Be safe and drink responsibly!!

3 Responses to Star Spangled ‘Tini – July’s Martini

    • Eric
    • 21 Jun, 2011
    • at 9:07 PM
    • I had the pleasure of trying this martini with Mom….as a drink connoisseur myself….most drinks that have a presentation like this normally are not pleasing to ones taste……however the taste of this martini … more than compliments the fun look!…. VERY DELICIOUS…well done Kathy

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    • Carly
    • 21 Jun, 2011
    • at 10:07 PM
    • Loving the idea of Martini Monday’s! This one looks amazing. Miss Kathy, if you need taste testers Amanda and I are always available.

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    • Lenora
    • 25 Jun, 2011
    • at 10:01 AM
    • It sounds delicious…….what an imagination you have for putting something like this together!

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