Cocktail suggestions for pairing with Cashew Chicken Curry?

I'm hosting my card group tomorrow night and need something delicious!

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foodfighter February 24, 2011
Ginger syrup, sour mango puree, liquour of choice and garnish with Pomegranate seeds.
 
zest I. February 24, 2011
What about an agua fresca with booze? This needs to sit for at least 8 hours but it is sooooo worth it. Take 3-4 cucumbers - peeled and seeded and put into a pitcher. Add the juice of 3 limes. Add 1/2 cup of sugar. Add 1/2 a jalapeno (ribs and seeds removed). Add 6-7 cups of water. Blend with an immersion blender. Let the mixture sit in the refrigerator 8 hours or overnight. Strain liquid into another pitcher. Mix with vodka (I'll let you decide how much). Serve over ice with lime wedges. If you're feeling fancy you can add a little ginger ale. Definitely a more entertaining way to have cooling cucumbers than regular raita.
 
hardlikearmour February 23, 2011
This is a really yummy cocktail, and the ginger liqueur should pair with Thai food nicely.
http://www.food52.com/recipes/7061_smoked_earl_grey_tea_cocktail
I also am in love with the Aviation cocktail (especially when made with Aviation Gin) = 2 oz gin, 1/2 oz lemon juice, 1/2 maraschino liqueur, and 1/4 oz crème de violette.
This would be a good Thai play on a Mojito: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Lemongrass-Mojito-364049
 
Sam1148 February 23, 2011
Mint muddled with peeled and seeded cucumber, tonic water, lime and gin.

 
Amanda H. February 23, 2011
I love this recipe for Kaffir Lime Lemonade, and you can just add vodka or rum to it: http://events.nytimes.com/recipes/7192/1995/07/09/Kaffir-Lime-Lemonade/recipe.html?scp=1&sq=kaffir%20lime%20lemonade&st=cse
 
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