3 fingers of Maker's Mark + 2 medium ice cubes = ahhhhhhh!
2) i find crushed ice is the best with tropical drinks (fitting obviously, since that's what you prefer). it doesn't make much of a difference with whiskey sodas though. i've had jack and cokes with crushed or cubed ice and it doesn't make a difference to me. if it's just lime and quality sugar you're using for a caipirinha, like i enjoy, crushed ice is super. too bad my fridge doesn't make crushed ice...
jim beam's red stag (black cherry flavored jim beam) + coke = orgazmic
1 part tequila
2 parts orange juice
I call it... tequila and orange juice.
I sometimes mix it up a little, though, and add a splash of tequila.
And if anyone knows of a drink I can make that tastes like turkey gravy, please post it here!
So far, the closest I can get is turkey gravy.
And I was lucky enough to get one of these as a Xmas present Professional Ice Crusher | Waring Webstore
Works like a charm. I've heard awful things about the crap they sell at Bed, Bath and Beyond, but I have nothing but positive things to say about this model.
one part Kahlua
one part vodka
one to two parts milk or cream
it's a decent white russian