Thursday, June 6, 2013

Thirsty Thursday | Dirty Shirley


Oh, Shirley! You classy lady, you've been with me since I was a little girl. A Shirley Temple is the first drink I ever ordered at a bar. Really! My dad worked in restaurants throughout my early childhood and I remember bellying up to the bar, (before the restaurants were open), ordering this drink, and feeling like a real pro. 



The Shirley Temple and I have both grown up a bit thanks to these Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine Cherries. I bought them a few weeks ago on an impulse and have been enjoying them in a grown up classic - The Dirty Shirley. 



The Dirty Shirley
makes 1 drink 

This is exactly what it sounds like - an alcoholic version of the sweet virgin drink of your childhood. 

ice 
1 ounce vodka 
1/2 ounce Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine Cherry liquor 
1/2 ounce grenadine 
Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine Cherries, to garnish 
soda water 


Fill a rocks glass with ice and top with the vodka, cherry liquor, grenadine, and cherries. Stir to combine. Top with soda water and enjoy. 

5 comments:

  1. Oh yes ma'am.. you put some Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine in there and made Shirley dirty for reals. Brilliant!!

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    1. I love some moonshine cherries, and I love how you love this drink!

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  2. Dirty Shirley's were my go to drink in college!! Love that this one calls for tipsy cherries!!

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    1. Thanks Ashley. My go-to drink in college was a vodka tonic, because I was trying too hard to be cool. I would have enjoyed this much more!

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  3. Love this i always had shirley temples when i was a child if you like moon shine cherries you should try some moonshine peaches

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