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*….

The Earl of Rum

  The Earl of Rum 2 oz Ron Zacapa Centenario 23 dark rum 0.75 oz Earl Grey simple syrup (recipe below) 0.5 oz Savory & James Deluxe Medium Sherry Amontillado Stir ingredients with ice, strain and serve in chilled punch glass. Garnish with a flaming orange twist. I’m more of a coffee than a tea drinker, but I…

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…