Kosher Cocktails at Banquet Halls

How can a cocktail be kosher at a simcha in banquet halls.? The liquors, mixers, and ingredients you use must be kosher certified. To find kosher certified brands,  check your bottle of alcohol for a kosher hechsher symbol. In addition, the event you are attending must be supervised by a rabbinical authority and the facility must be approved as being able to serve kosher meals.

Pomegranate Martini

Ingredients 1/4 cup pomegranate juice 1 1/2 oz.  vodka, 1/2 oz. triple sec 1/4 oz. sweetened lime juice 8 ice cubes Pomegranate seeds (optional, for garnish) Make sure triple sec has a kosher certificate.

You will also need Cocktail shaker, jigger/measure, martini glass.

Place all the ingredients except for pomegranate seeds into a cocktail shaker along with ice cubes. Shake vigorously for a few seconds until well chilled. Drop about 10 pomegranate seeds into the bottom of the martini glass. Strain cocktail into the martini glass and serve.

Signature Cocktail

Ingredients 1 oz. fresh lime juice 1 oz. vodka 1 oz. light rum 1 1/2 oz. grenadine 6-8  ice cubes 1/2 bottle light beer

You will also need Highball glass and cocktail shaker.

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker and stir with a long spoon (don’t shake). Taste and add more grenadine for sweetness, if desired. Place 6-8 ice cubes into a highball glass. Pour the cocktail slowly into the highball glass. Serve.

Kosher Cosmo

Ingredients 1/4 cup cranberry juice 1 1/4 oz. lemon or citrus vodka 1/4 oz. sweetened lime juice or fresh lime juice 1/4 oz. triple sec 8 ice cubes Lime twist (optional, for garnish)

You will also need Cocktail shaker, jigger/measure, martini glass

Place all ingredients into a cocktail shaker along with 8 ice cubes. Shake vigorously for a few seconds until well chilled. Strain cocktail into the martini glass. Garnish with a lime twist and serve.

The Bevakasha

Ingredients: 2 oz. Russian Standard Vodka (kosher) Splash of Kedem Dry Vermouth (kosher) 3 Osem Medditerranean Cracked Olives (kosher)

Directions: Pour vodka and vermouth into cocktail shaker. It’s up to you whether you shake or stir. Strain into martini glass.

 

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