Beckoning Spring

Beckoning Spring 1.5 oz McClintock Distilling Company White Whiskey 1.5 oz ruby red grapefruit juice 0.5 oz Campari 0.5 oz kumquat & fennel seed simple syrup (recipe below) 1 tbs freshly-grated fennel stalk, juiced A pinch of salt Shake ingredients with ice and strain into chilled coupe. Garnish with a kumquat and fennel frond. Spring…

Be Mine

Be Mine 1.75 oz Espolón Reposado 100 % Agave Tequila 1.5 oz ruby red grapefruit juice 0.75 oz Tempus Fugit Crème de Cacao Liqueur 1/2 tsp Pelotón de la Muerte Mezcal 1/4 tsp rose water Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with a rose petal. Since Valentine’s Day is next week,…

Winters in SoCal

Winters in SoCal 2 oz Pelotón de la Muerte Mezcal 0.5 oz Campari Liqueur 1 oz ruby red grapefruit juice 0.75 oz Sage-infused honey simple syrup (recipe below) 1/2 tsp lime juice Shake with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with grapefruit twist and sage leaf. Nothing makes me pine for LA like a winter…

Solar Flare

Solar Flare Recipe: 1.5 oz. 100 % Agave Tequila Blanco (I like Espolón) 1 oz. Aperol 2 oz. fresh-squeezed ruby red grapefruit juice, strained 1 tsp. blood orange oleo saccharum Shake with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with a burnt blood orange slice. I was, perhaps, ill prepared for the unfettered freedom…