A screwdriver really is a taste sensation and it has to be the perfect summer drink. It is fresh, zesty and full of colour.
Cocktails with pineapple
I am thinking of sunshine, a garden cocktail party, good friends and nothing to do all day but relax. Just about perfect and the sunshiney yellow of pineapple mixed with a little alcohol just goes SO well
Recipe for Pineapple Screwdriver:
Makes 1 Cocktail ( and I am pretty sure one won’t be enough!)
Prep: 2 minutes
Ingredients for pineapple screwdriver
2 slices fresh pineapple (divided)
2 oz vodka
3-4 oz orange juice (depending on glass)
Directions for pineapple screwdriver
In a glass of choice muddle one slice of pineapple until crushed.
Add ice and vodka.
Then fill the rest of the glass with orange juice.
Garnish with the second slice of pineapple.
NOTES *can use canned pineapple/crushed pineapple as well! Just add about 1 tbsp to bottom of glass
Isn’t it just glorious! Cocktails with Pineapple are pretty much the prettiest cocktails to be found!
Why is a screwdriver drink called a screwdriver?
According to business insider
Decades ago, American oil workers in the Persian Gulf discreetly added vodka to their orange juice while on the job.
Lacking a spoon, the workers decided to stir the drink with a screwdriver.
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