Toast to the New Year

Get ready to cheers to the New Year with these drink recipes from our digital collections! 

Review provided by Hoopla
Both classic and sophisticated shot recipes like you've never seen before. Forget what you think you know about shots from your college years. In 101 Shots, cocktail aficionado Kim Haasarud elevates the lowly shot to heights never seen before in this collection of recipes just as she’s done with her other books including 101 Martinis and 101 Margaritas. For example, the Peach Fuzz Shooter, the Mini Bananas Foster, and the Archangel are made with fresh fruit purees. There are more traditional recipes as well, such as the Belfast Bomber made with Baileys and Irish whiskey dropped into a glass of Guinness, not to mention spicy offerings like the Yellow Sun Sangrita made with smoked paprika and Tabasco, and even savory ones like the Caprese Shooter made with tomatoes, basil, salt, pepper—and vodka, of course. What’s perhaps best about shot recipes is that there is almost no occasion when they’re not fun to serve and enjoy, from the Johnny Appleseed, a perfect drink for fall made with fresh cider, to the Red, White, and Blue, a layered concoction ideal for Independence Day parties. With gelée shot recipes, too, this may be the last party cocktail book you’ll ever need.

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We have the hippies to thank! In the 60's, the counter culture generation had discovered mind altering drugs. No need to drink when getting high was better. Bar business was declining. So bartenders had to come up with cool concoctions that kept their customers happy and coming back. Because of those who tuned in and dropped out, we now have 1000's of great flavorful shooter recipes to enjoy with family and friends. And they're not just for college parties or seedy bars anymore. Chances are you'll find a recipe that not only brings back great memories but you can use today for lots of entertaining! Plus, you'll laugh at all the funny and NSFW names! Inside Party Shots! there are plenty of choices for every occasion and taste. From patriotic to holiday classics, wild animal shots to those sexy shooters perfect for bachelorette parties...and other things. Just keep those away from the kids!

Review provided by OverDrive
Keep the home fires burning with this red-hot collection of holiday shooters! Add some zip to your next party with a variety of alcoholic shots. Shots are a great way to get everyone in the mood! This fun book includes recipes for flaming shots, novelty shots, hot shots for cold winter nights, punches for festive frolics, and more!

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Ditch those boring wine glasses and clunky beer mugs, and serve up these deliciously fun jelly shots at your next party! Jelly Shots is a colorful collection of inventive shots that transforms the shoddy plastic shot glass into a stunningly beautiful party treat. From Birthday Cake and Gummy Bear shots to Cucumber Mint Juleps and Lemon Drops, there's a boozy treat in here for every holiday and occasion all year round. Featuring 70 easy-to-follow recipes using simple ingredients, this is the must-have shot companion for anyone who loves throwing a good party and concocting signature drinks. Using the step-by-step instructions, you'll learn to make innovative shots, including S'mores, Strawberry Margaritas, Peach & Vanilla Champagne, Peanut Butter & Jelly, and dozens more. Shots never looked this good!

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