Have you ever heard of a mattress drink? Well, chances are that the person who was talking about it was actually referring to a madras drink, which is a refreshing cocktail that many enjoy during the summer months. I recently had one of these drinks, and I enjoyed it so much that I wanted to learn more about it so that I could create the drink at home.
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Like most drinks, the exact origins of the Vegas Bomb cocktail are lost to history and/or the vague recollections of the people who invented it. But the drink first began making an appearance in the Las Vegas club scene about ten years ago. So odds are the drink was originally the result of some combination of bored bartenders and vacationing college students. But it’s become one of the better-known drinks in tourist bars in Vegas and increasingly across the nation.
I’ve got many great memories of idyllic summers spent basking in the sun with a cup of shaved ice in my hand. While future me would tell past me to wear more sunscreen, I’m eager to pass along these wonderful times to the next generation. These are my favorite shaved ice machines to use when those opportunities arise. Of course, they’re also great for enjoying shaved ice yourself, or even for making mixed drinks.
Whether you’ve got a full-sized home bar or you just have a setup in your kitchen that doubles as a bar, you might have noticed that things aren’t quite the same as they are in a professional bar. For starters, you’ve (probably) got a more limited supply of alcohol. You also don’t have beer on tap, you have to wash the dishes yourself, and you might not have timed pour nozzles on every single bottle of booze in your arsenal.