2 oz rye whiskey 1/2 oz fig jam (heaping teaspoon) 1/2 oz honey 1 oz lemon juice dash of cinnamon heat the jam and honey until they are liquid. stir in whiskey, lemon, and cinnamon. shake over ice, and strain through mesh into glass.
In a large tumbler: pour a generous amount of sweet tea over ice add bourbon to taste
a delicious, refreshing way to enjoy the nectar of the buzzers. a friend’s favorite; may become yours too. 2 oz gin 1 oz honey (warmed so it dissolves) 1 oz lemon juice heat the honey, and add to a shaker. add the gin and and lemon and stir to dissolve. add ice and shake.
A friend suggested that since I often get slightly mixed up while driving that I should create a cocktail called the Wrong Direction. This drink is sweet at the start with a pleasantly dry bitter aftertaste. Just like going the wrong direction. 1 oz bourbon 1 oz brandy 8 dashes chocolate bitters 5 dashes celeryContinue reading “wrong direction”
Discovered this on a trip to Vancouver at Mamie Taylor’s in Chinatown. This is my reproduction. 2 oz bourbon or american whiskey 1 oz lillet ¾ oz averna amaro dash of angostura bitters combine in an old fashioned glass, and fill with ice.
Invented at the request of a knitting-obsessed friend. 2 oz Pearl Pomegranate Vodka 3/4 rosemary syrup 3/4 lemon
A friend asked for a drink reminiscent of Dune…. 2 oz bourbon ½ oz rosemary syrup 8 drops cardamom bitters 4 drops chocolate bitters combine in a shaker over ice, strain into an old fashioned glass filled with ice.
I had this one in a surprising retro bar. The bartender used Jim Beam Devil’s Cut, but any quality bourbon suffices. It’s a very uncomplicated yet delicious drink. 2 oz bourbon ¾ oz agave syrup 3 dashes chocolate bitters (or more to taste) combine in a cocktail shaker over ice.
¾ oz st. germain ¾ oz white rum ¾ oz reposado tequila ¾ oz lime juice 2 dashes peychaud’s bitters combine in shaker over ice, strain into cocktail glass.
I discovered this one at the Mistral Kitchen, in downtown Seattle. The honey adds a delicious complexity. 3 oz gin ¼ oz charteuse 1 ¼ oz lime ½ oz simple syrup ½ oz honey syrup combine in shaker over ice, strain into cocktail glass. To make the honey syrup: combine ½ honey and ½ water.Continue reading “point of no return”