Chive Blossom Gibson

Chive Blossom Gibson Recipe 2 oz gin (I used Green Hat Spring/Summer Distilled Gin) .5 oz chive flower-infused Dolin Dry Vermouth 1/4 tsp rice wine vinegar Stir with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with two 3″ lengths of chive It’s hard to believe it’s Memorial Day weekend. It seems like just…

Dos Amigos i un Amico

Dos Amigos i un Amico Recipe 1 oz dark rum (I used Ron Zacapa Centenario 23) 1 oz Aperol 1 oz Amontillado Medium Sherry [I used Savory & James Deluxe Medium Sherry Amontillado.] Stir ingredients with ice, strain and serve over ice in chilled rocks glass. Garnish with a lemon twist. I’ve been going at…

Liquid Sunshine

Liquid Sunshine Recipe 1.5 oz dark rum (I used Casa Bacardi 8 years old) 1.25 oz Cointreau .5 oz lime juice 1/2 tsp oleo saccharum Juice from 1/2 ” piece of turmeric Shake with ice and strain into chilled coupe glass. Garnish with lime wheel. Rum is one of my favorite spirits, so it’s odd…

Springtime in Kyoto

Springtime in Kyoto Recipe 2.5 oz Nigori Sake (I used Gekkeikan) 2.5 oz cucumber and sorrel* juice 1/4 tsp rice wine vinegar Scant pinch of salt Shake with ice and strain into a chilled Collins glass filled with ice and top with 1 oz club soda. Garnish with cucumber wheel. After several weeks of developing…

When Doves Cry

When Doves Cry Recipe: 1.25 oz Armagnac [I used Marie Duffau Napoléon Bas Armagnac.] 1.25 oz Crème de Violette [I used Rothman & Winter.] .5 oz Amontillado Medium Sherry [I used Savory & James Deluxe Medium Sherry Amontillado.] 1.5 oz whole milk Add ingredients  to an ice-filled shaker in order listed to prevent milk from…