Posts Tagged "gum syrup"


Daisy de Santiago Cocktail Recipe We’re spending this week acquainting ourselves with a very old, mostly forgotten class of cocktail called the Daisy, a sort of sour with something(s) extra. It’s a deliciously refreshing and aptly named cocktail for the current season of warming temperatures and blooming flowers. We get our final daisy of the week from Charles H. Baker’s early 20th century Gentleman’s...

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Blackberry Cognac Daisy Cocktail Recipe We’re spending this week acquainting ourselves with a very old, mostly forgotten class of cocktail called the Daisy, a sort of sour with something(s) extra. It’s a deliciously refreshing and aptly named cocktail for the current season of warming temperatures and blooming flowers. Yesterday, we shared and used Waldorf barman Frank Caiafa’s Make-Your-Own-Daisy rules. We highly...

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Daisy Week: Introduction A couple of weeks ago, we tried out our Lyon Distilling curacao on a Holland Gin Daisy. We enjoyed our Holland Gin Daisy so much that we decided we needed to look a little further into the Daisy. We discovered that the Daisy is a very, very old style of cocktail, now mostly lost. It can basically be described as a sour with a little something extra. While that’s accurate on an ingredient basis,...

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Negroni Week 2: Eat the Rich + Old City Cocktail Recipe Last week, while we were posting our own Negroni recipes, we were out on the town tasting what other people were offering for Negroni Week. Eat the Rich was our early introduction to the wonderful DC custom of Happy Hour and to the even more wonderful world of local DC distilling. They are also conveniently located around the corner from an event for which we were tending bar....

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