Month: May 2018

Maple Old Fashioned

This is a vintage cocktail that dates back to the 1800’s. For those who don’t like whiskey over ice, this takes the profound flavor down a notch, without losing the integrity of the whiskey. As the ice melts the flavors combine and simmer down the heat a little bit. Recipe: Maple Old Fashioned 2 ounces rye whiskey or bourbon 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup Dash of Angostura bitters Orange peel (for garnish) Method Mix whiskey, maple syrup, bitters, and 1 tsp. water in an old-fashioned glass until syrup is dissolved. Add a single large ice cube, then garnish with...

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Leprachaun’s Coffee

Recipe: Leprachaun’s Coffee – 1 1/2 oz irish cream (bailey’s) – 3/4 oz whisky (whiskey,bourbon…) – 5 oz cold black coffee Method Use a “Shaker” for Leprechaun’s Coffee drink recipe Shake, strain into a highball glass three-quarters filled with broken ice, and serve Serve in “Highball Glass” Garnish:...

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Watermelon Smash

the Watermelon Smash is one tasty cocktail for the warm summer days. The watermelon smash is delicious and pretty easy to make. This cocktail is great to serve at parties, and because of the pretty sweet taste everybody will love it! To make the watermelon smash cocktail even more exciting use vodka of a good brand. the cheap stuff will mess your cocktail up. Recipe: Watermelon Smash Ingredients 3 cubes watermelon 6 thin slices cucumber 4 sprigs mint .75 oz. simple syrup 1 oz. lime juice 1.5 oz. vodka Preparation: Muddle watermelon, mint, cucumber in shaker tin Add simple...

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Strawberry Martini

Not all strawberry martini recipes are created equal. There are many different versions of strawberry martinis to choose from and sample, with some being more complex to mix and some being quite simple. To get the most-satisfying flavor out of any of them, however, it is important to not choose one so complex that frustration in preparation causes a negative predisposition prior to consumption. That is why this easy strawberry martini recipe is a winner! It doesn’t get any easier than this. Recipe: Strawberry Martini Ingredients: 150g (5oz) strawberries, hulled 1tbsp caster sugar Ice cubes A splash of dry...

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Suffering Fools

This bourbon and gin drink from wd~50 and Alder mastermind Kevin Denton is inspired by the Suffering Bastard, a classic cocktail developed during in Cairo during WWII. It’s a great cocktail to make ahead in batches for a party; Denton suggests scaling it up and pre-diluting it with water instead of ice for consistent quality. Start with an additional ¼ ounce and add water, bit by bit, until it tastes the way it should. Recipe: Suffering Fouls Ingredients 1 oz. bourbon 1 oz. fresh ginger juice 1 oz. fresh lime juice 1 oz. gin, preferably Beefeater 1⁄2 oz. honey...

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