Weekly Grub: Dirtbag Drinks

Dirtbag Drinks

For all you climbers too cheap to buy the good stuff, I’ve compiled a list of a few classic drinks with a twist, a little modification that’s more wallet friendly while you try and save your cash for more important things, like gasoline or prostitutes.

Whiskey Sour

Classic Way:
– 1 ½ oz. Whiskey
– sour mix (1 tsp. lemon juice, .5 tsp sugar, water)
– maraschino cherry

Dirtbag Way: (does not include measurements, guesstimating is more fun)
– Wild Turkey 101
– fresca

Mimosa
Classic Way:
– Champagne
– orange juice

Dirtbag Way:
– whatever’s left from your 40 from last night
– Sunny D
*Also known as a Brass Monkey

Gimlet
Classic Way:
– 1 ½ oz Gin
– 1 oz. lime juice
– 1 tsp. powdered sugar

Dirtbag Way
– Gin
– limeade

Long Island Iced Tea
Classic Way:
– ¼ oz. gin
– ¼ oz. vodka
– ¼ oz. spiced rum
– ¼ oz. tequila
– ¼ oz. tripple sec
– 1 oz. sweet and sour mix
– 6 oz. cola
– 1 lemon wedge

Dirtbag Way:
– whatever liquors you brought with you
– Coca-Cola

Bloody Mary:
Classic Way:
– 1 oz. Vodka
– 3 oz. tomato juice
– 2 dashes red hot sauce
– 2 dashes green hot sauce
– 1 dash worcestershire sauce
– ½ oz. lemon juice
– 1 pinch salt
– 1 pinch pepper
– 1 stalk celery

Dirtbag Way
– vodka
– tomato juice
– tobasco
– salt and pepper
– no celery – veggies are overrated

Tom Collins
Classic Way:
– 1 ¼ Gin
– 1 oz. lemon or lime juice
– 1 tsp. sweet and sour mix
– 1 splash club soda
– 1 slice orange

Dirtbag Way:
– Gin
– fresca

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