Drinks Beginning With D

This refers to a family of cocktails. Daiquirí Natural is the basic mix, that serves as the starting point to the more complex cocktails of the family: 1.3 oz (40 mL) light-dry rum, 0.7 oz (20 mL) lime juice, 1 teaspoon (5 mL) sugar, crushed ice. Mix the ingredients in a shaker and serve.
Daiquiri Floridita is the most common and famous version of this cocktail. The recipe is also known as Daiquirí Frappé: 1.5 oz (45 mL) light-dry rum, the juice of 1 lime, 1 tsp (5 mL) sugar, crushed ice, 10 drops of maraschino liqueur. Mix all the ingredients in a blender until the ice is finely crushed and serve iced. Strawberry Daiquiri: ½ oz (15 mL) strawberry schnapps, 1 oz (30 mL) light rum, 1 oz (30 mL) lime juice, 1 tsp (5 mL) powdered sugar, 1 oz (30 mL) strawberries, crushed ice. Mix all the ingredients in a blender until the ice is finely crushed and serve iced.
2 oz (60 mL) vodka, 2 oz (60 mL) orange juice, 3 oz (90 mL) grapefruit soda or Squirt.
Mix vodka and orange juice, add ice, add soda. A variant of the cocktail uses sweetened grapefruit juice and club soda, instead of the grapefruit soft drink. Serve over ice in a short glass.
Dark And Stormy
15 mL lime juice, 4 knobs of ginger cut into small pieces, 50 mL Goslings Black Seal Rum (other dark rum will suffice).
Load with ice, shake and strain. Top with either fiery ginger beer, ginger beer or soda depending on preference and amount of ginger used. Add slice of lime to garnish. Combine as warranted, the ideal ratio culminates in a dark cola color. 
Darth Vader
½ oz (15 mL) vodka, ½ oz (15 mL) light rum, ½ oz (15 mL) triple sec, 2 oz (60 mL) sour mix, ½ oz (15 mL) gin, ½ oz (15 mL) Jose Cuervo silver tequila, Jägermeister.
Stirred method: Pour all ingredients, except Jägermeister, directly into an iced Collins glass. Fill the remainder of the glass with Jägermeister.
Shaken method: Shake all ingredients, except Jägermeister, in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into an iced Collins glass. Fill the remainder of the glass with Jägermeister.
Darth Vader with a Lightsaber
Same drink as above, except add 1 freeze pop.
Dead German
Equal parts Jägermeister and Goldschläger in a shot glass.
Dead Nazi
Equal parts Jägermeister and Rumplemintz Peppermint Schnaps in a shot glass.
Death In The Afternoon
1 oz (30 mL) absinthe (or Pernod or Absente), 5 oz (150 mL) chilled champagne.
Pour absinthe into a flute and top with the champagne.
Devil’s Tail
1½ oz (45 mL) rum, 1 oz (30 mL) vodka, 1 tbsp (15 mL) lime juice, 1½ tsp (7 mL) grenadine syrup, 1½ tsp (7 mL) apricot brandy.
Blend all ingredients together with a half cup of crushed ice until smooth. Serve in a champagne flute.
2 oz whiskey, 10 oz Mountain Dew® citrus soda.
Combine the two ingredients in a tall glass with/without ice.[14]
Dirty Hooker
½ ounce (15 mL) Jagermeister, ½ ounce (15 mL) raspberry Sour Puss in a shot glass.
Dirty Martini
3oz (90 mL) of Gin (Vodka) and, a splash of dry vermouth, stirred in a Boston shaker with ice. A splash of the garnish juice usually Olive.
Strain into chilled Martini glass. Garnish with green Olive
Dirty Water (Dirty Bath Water)
½ shot (15 mL) vodka, ½ shot (15 mL) banana liqueur, ½ shot (15 mL) Maui Blue Hawaiian, ½ shot (15 mL) midori, ½ shot (15 mL) chambord, 1 splash soda, 1 oz (30 mL) sour mix.
Dirty Vimto
To a pint sized (568 mL) glass is added large (50 mL) port (usually Cockburns). The glass is filled to half way with Stella Artois and filled with WKD Blue.
“Atomic Vimto” is made by putting half a pint (284 mL) of Stella Artois into a Pint (568 mL) glass, and adding 50 mL of Port. A shot (25 mL) of scotch is added, and topped with WKD Blue. The other option is to double the scotch, use 75 mL of port and fill the rest with WKD Blue. Other names include Cheeky Vimto.
Dixie Dew
2 oz (60 mL) bourbon, ½ tsp (2.5 mL) creme de menthe (white), ½ tsp (2.5 mL) triple sec.
Shake all the ingredients in a shaker with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass. Serve.
Dom Pedro
1 shot (30 mL) of Irish whiskey (or amarula), two spoons of vanilla ice cream, double cream.
Whisk ingredients together and lightly top with shavings of dark chocolate.
1½ oz (45 mL) vodka, ½ oz (15 mL) triple sec, ⅓ oz (20 mL) lime juice, ½ oz (15 mL) midori, splash of chambord.
Shake all of the ingredients except for the chambord over ice and pour into the glass. Then add the chambord to the glass and allow it to sink to the bottom.
Doug Lang
3 parts Bailey’s Irish Cream, 2 parts Kaluha, 1 part Godiva Chocolate liqueur.
Mix all of the ingredients into a brandy snifter, traditionally with one’s finger (please wash first). Up to two ice cubes are permissible for chilling.
Dry Martini
Splash of Vermouth and 3 oz. Dry Gin. Pour just a Splash of Dry Vermouth in a mixing glass top with ice, stir, and empty the liquid of the glass, then pour the Dry Gin and stir well. Strain in to a Martini Chilled glass. Take a little peel of lemon and squeeze the zest (like a spray) garnish with green olive.

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