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I am looking for exotic sangria recipes. I plan on having an afternoon pool party and want to have Sangria as my main drink.

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  1. Not too sure if the suggestions in this post further down will qualify as exotic to you, barcelona. But they look good enough to me...

    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/406430

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    1. re: RicRios

      How about a champagne sangria? Well not really champagne, but it has a better ring than cava sangria. I like mine with a bit more alcohol than most, but feel free to cut back on the liquers or add a bit more ice.

      1 bottle brut cava
      3 oz. Cointreau
      3 oz. Midori melon liquer
      3 oz. Alize Red Passion
      1 peach, pureed
      orange slices
      banana slices
      strawberry slices
      club soda and sugar to taste

    2. Best I have ever had:

      1 bottle Spanish red wine
      ¼ cup Spanish brandy
      2 tablespoons lemon juice
      2 tablespoons orange juice
      1 tablespoon sugar
      1 cup club soda
      1 sliced lemon
      1 sliced orange
      2-3 whole cherries

      Preparation

      Mix all ingredients in a large pitcher. Stir until well mixed. Pour into large wine glasses. Garnish with orange slices and cherries.

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      1. re: chickstein

        I also make a Champangria that's sexy and refreshing.
        I use a rose sparkling wine and make the drink a la minute.
        Mix together in a container
        2 cups of Strawberry puree or sorbet
        1/2 cup Brandy
        3/4 cup Pama Pomegranate Liquer
        1/2/ cup Lemon Juice (Fresh Squeezed)
        1/4 cup simple syrup

        add mixture to glass of sparkling wine over ice to taste (about 1 to 2 tablespoons)
        Cut a strawberry into four pieces and stir into glass

      2. I learned this from the Nicaraguan owners at my first bar tending job.

        Sevillana Sangria
        makes 1 pitcher

        I bottle of Montecilla
        1 small can of fruit cocktail
        5 orange slices
        5 lemon or lime slices
        2 oz. Grand Marnier
        8 tsp. Sugar
        10 oz. Club soda
        Serve on ice with orange & lime slice

        1. Don't know that this is exotic - but sure is tasty - rose wine and berries.

          http://www.chowhound.com/topics/28465...

          1. IIRC this recipe is used by Amada restaurant in Philadelphia. It receives raves whenever I serve it:

            Sangria for red or white

            Inexpensive wine: Vella bag-in-a-box

            1 part orange liqueur: Torres Gran Orange is the best or Triple sec works OK
            1 part brandy (Spanish brandy is best but E&J California will do
            to five parts of wine

            So if a 750 ml bottle of wine is 25 oz. add 5 oz each of orange liqueur and brandy

            Add 1 part simple syrup - spiced simple syrup for red wine, plain for white wine

            Simple Syrup:
            2 parts sugar
            1 part water
            1. Bring the water to a boil.
            2. Dissolve the sugar into the boiling water.
            3. Once the sugar is dissolved completely, remove the pan from the heat.
            4. Allow to cool completely. You can put it in a bottle.
            For spiced simple syrup just add a little cinnamon. I’ve also added a pinch or so of nutmeg.
            Taste and see if the mixture is sweet enough. If not, add a bit more syrup.
            Mix everything up and chill.

            Add chopped fruits of your choice: pears, apples and sliced lime and oranges which have soaked a little in a similar mixture of liqueur and brandy.

            Just before serving add a nice shot of club soda to thin out the sangria and give it a slight frizzante. Serve over lots of ice.