Mother’s Ruin

Mother’s Ruin 2 oz Tozai Snow Maiden Junmai Nigori Sake 1 oz Green Hat Classic Gin 1 oz cucumber juice 1.5 tsp rice vinegar syrup 0.5 tsp Miso Master Organic Mellow White Miso Pour rice vinegar syrup into shaker, use a bar spoon to muddle and stir miso into it, then add remaining ingredients and ice and…

Orange Blossom Special

Orange Blossom Special 2 oz Jack Daniels No. 7 Tennessee Whiskey 0.5 oz Sorghum Orange Blossom Simple Syrup 3 dashed Angostura Bitters Stir ingredients with ice until chilled, then strain into a chilled double old-fashioned glass. Garnish with orange twist. Yesterday was the 50th anniversary of the Johnny Cash’s live appearance at Folsom County Prison…

The 2017 Saveur Blog Awards

Since starting tippledpink in March of 2016, I’ve shared my inspirations, stumbles and successes along the way to creating 58 (!!!) original cocktails. I hope you’ve had as much fun as I have. I’m hoping to spread the word to a larger audience, so I’m throwing my hat into the ring for the 2017 Saveur…

The Man Who Would Not Be King

The Man Who Would Not Be King 1.75 oz Rock Creek Rye Whiskey 1.25 oz Henriques & Henriques Malvasia Madeira 1/4 tsp Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur 3 dashes Angostura Bitters Stir with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with a Luxardo Maraschino Cherry. President’s Day is tomorrow. Usually I’d be thinking about sales at…

Christmas Toddy

Christmas Toddy (Makes two) 0.5 oz Pine or Douglas Fir sprigs 3 oz Bushmills Irish Whiskey 1 tbs mild honey 1 tsp lemon juice Place tree sprigs in a small saucepan with 1 cup of water, bring to a boil, remove from burner, cover with a lid, steep for 3 minutes, then strain to make a tea*….

Rhubarb Gimlet

Rhubarb Gimlet Recipe: 2 oz. london dry gin [I recommend Jensen’s Bermondsey Dry Gin] .75 oz. rhubarb purée .5 oz freshly squeezed lime juice Shake with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with a lime wheel and a strip of candied rhubarb. A few years ago, I paid a spring visit to friend…