Pommetini

Pommetini 1.5 oz Gin de Neige 1 oz Rouge Gorge White Cider Vermouth 1 tsp Campari 1/4 tsp cider vinegar Pour ingredients into a mixing glass filled with ice, stir for 20 seconds and strain into a chilled martini glass (unless you have a cocktail glass with a fleur-de-lis, in which case, use that.) No…

Cornutopia

Cornutopia 8 corn purée ice cubes (recipe below) 1 standard ice cube 2 oz Four Roses Bourbon 2 oz milk 1.25 oz peach & tarragon shrub (recipe below) Blend ingredients on high until no chunks remain. Serve in 10 oz glass. Garnish with peach slice and sprig of tarragon. As Labor Day approaches and summer…

Her Name is Rio

Her Name is Rio Recipe 3 oz Basil limeade concentrate (Recipe below) 2 oz Gold cachaça (I used Cuca Fresca Ouro.) 1 oz  Club soda Build in a 10-ounce collins glass filled with ice. Pour into a pint glass, then back into the collins glass to serve. Garnish with lime wheel and sprig of basil….

American Sidecar

American Sidecar 1.5 oz Laird’s Old Apple Brandy 0.75 oz Cointreau 0.75 oz lemon juice 0.25 oz simple syrup Concentrated simple syrup & Pop Rocks as garnish Start by preparing your glassware. Make a concentrated simple syrup with 1/2 cup sugar and 1/4 cup water, then bring it to a boil. Let it boil until…

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…

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…