Time to Tee Off? Try These Nifty New Cocktails to Enjoy On and Off the Golf Course

Copper cylinder with ice ball

Is it time to break out those irons and head for the golf course? A cold beer on the 19th hole is always a welcome reprieve from the heat of the day. But what if we showed you how to make some refreshing new crafted cocktails using our Spirit Ice Vice ice balls

In today’s blog, we will show you why these cocktails are a great addition to the day because of their quick chill and slow melt.

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1. Cassis Mojito 

If you love mojitos but want a little twist in the original recipe, here’s the perfect one for you. We’ve added cassis to the recipe. It uses Crème de cassis, a sweet, dark red liqueur made from blackcurrants. This gives a robust berry flavor to the drink, but a word of warning these are so delicious they may go down too easily. Handle with caution! 

 

  • 1.5 oz Absolut vodka 
  • 2 teaspoons sugar 
  • 1 oz cassis
  • 5 mint leaves plus sprig to garnish
  • Strawberries for drink and garnish
  • Prosecco 
  • 1 Spirits On Ice Ice Ball

Put the mint leaves and strawberries in a tumbler and muddle. Add sugar and vodka. Pour over a Spirit Ice Vice Ball and add prosecco. Garnish with another strawberry. 

2. Smoking Jacket 

When you’ve conquered the 18th hole and have retreated to the club house, this is the perfect time to grab a Smoking Jacket, sit back and relax.

  • 1 oz Mezcal 
  • 2 oz rye whiskey
  • 1 oz Sweet Vermouth
  • 5 Dashes Bitters
  • Apple wood chips 
  • 1 Spirits On Ice Ice Ball
  • 1 orange peel for garnish 

Light apple wood chips on fire in a small bowl and cover with an old-fashioned glass. Remove glass and place a large, Spirit Ice Vice Ball inside. Shake, strain, and pour liquor, syrup, and bitters mix into the “smoking” glass. Garnish with a fresh orange peel.

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3. The Putter 

It’s a slow roll with this drink. Sip slowly and enjoy the barrel aged whiskey, the bite of sour and bitters and the creamy texture from the egg whites.

  • Whiskey
  • Sour mix
  • 1 tablespoon egg whites 
  • 5 dashes of bitter 
  • 1 orange peel

 

Mix whiskey, sour mix and bitters in tumbler and stir. Pour into rocks glass, add egg whites, and stir. Add one Spirits on Ice Vice Ball. Garnish with an orange peel.

Want to take this drink to a whole other level? Try our Spirits on Ice branded ice balls. Add your logo or make the ball look like a golf ball. Your customers will be talking about it all night long.  

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4. Bye Bye Birdie

This crafted sipper combines fresh berries and herbs to create a truly delicious drink on a warm day. 

Place sprigs of rosemary and five blackberries in a tumbler. Muddle. Pour in vodka and cranberry juice and stir. Strain into rocks glass over a Spirit Ice Vice Ball. Garnish with a blackberry and sprig of rosemary and serve. 

5. Alive N’ Kicking 

Is it a bit too early in the morning to start sipping whiskey or swilling vodka? No worries. Here’s the perfect coffee cocktail that will start off the day in the most perfect way. 

  • 1 tablespoon Demerara simple syrup 
  • 4 oz. strong cold-brew coffee
  • 4 oz. fernet 
  • 3 oz. amaro 
  • 3 oz. whisky infused with oranges or Grand Marnier
  • 4 orange twists (for serving)
  • 1 Spirits On Ice Ice Ball

Combine 1 oz. coffee, 1 oz. fernet, ¾ oz. amaro, ¾ oz.whiskey or Grand Marnier, and ¼ oz. demerara simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously until the outside of the shaker is frosty, about 30 seconds. Strain into a tumbler over a Spirits Ice Vice Ball. Garnish with an orange twist. 

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Spirit Ice Vice Ice Ball Press

Spirits On Ice manufactures the Spirit Ice Vice ice ball press that turns a hexagonal block of ice into a perfectly round ice ball in just 60 seconds. With a quick chill and slow melt, you can amaze your patrons with great-looking cocktails for the golf course.

Contact Spirits On Ice or call (513) 932-1250 for more information on our ice ball machine. It’s 100% made in America with high-quality aluminum.

Owners of Spirits On Ice

Meet the Owners of Spirits On Ice

Kent & Kim Coomer are the husband and wife team behind Spirits On Ice. The Coomers purchased D&E Machine Company in 1990 before turning it into Spirits On Ice, the manufacturer of the Spirit Ice Vice ice ball press. Kent’s background is in custom-machining items out of metal, while Kim has decades of management and relationship-building experience. Together, Kent and Kim engineer a high-quality machine that quickly and efficiently creates customizable ice balls for drinks. The ice ball delivers more than a clear way to chill a beverage. It provides an experience for your guests, whether at home, in a restaurant or bar, or at the 19th hole of the golf course.

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