While most recipes will require you to muddle the mint, this is much smoother, and very drinkable. 3 oz bourbon ¾ oz mint syrup Combine in a collins glass. Stir. Fill completely with ice.
A teaspoon of bitters? Spicy. 1½ oz brandy 2 tsp triple sec 1 tsp Angostura bitters 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp lemon juice In old fashioned glass, combine and stir until sugar dissolves. Add ice, and stir.
A friend made this for me, with creme de violette. But it doesn’t really need it. Simplify! 1 ½ oz gin ½ oz Luxardo Maraschino ¾ oz lemon juice ½ oz simple syrup 2 dashes orange bitters Combine in a shaker over ice, and strain into a cocktail glass.
A classic cocktail created in honor of the art deco inspired 20th Century Limited train that ran from New York’s Grand Central Station and Chicago’s LaSalle Street Station. I discovered this at a chocolate festival. The ingredients combine into their own unique flavor. 1½ oz gin ¾ oz Lillet Blanc ¾ oz light creme deContinue reading “20th century”
My slightly fruitier (I would say, improved) take on the old fashioned. 1½ oz bourbon or whiskey 1 tsp sugar 4 drops angostura bitters slice of orange 2 maraschino cherries In an old fashioned glass, muddle the sugar, orange slice, and one cherry. Add bourbon and ice. Stir, and garnish with a cherry.
A sweeter view of the old fashioned. Similar to The Modern. 2 oz bourbon or whiskey ¼ oz luxardo maraschino 1 dash orange bitters 1 dash angostura bitters orange peel cherry Combine in shaker over ice, and strain into cocktail glass. Spritz orange peel over glass. Garnish with cherry.