Posts Tagged "herbal"


Jupiter’s Acorn Cocktail Recipe Frederic Yarm’s Drink & Tell has proved to be a rich source of new cocktail ideas for us recently. We particularly found Jupiter’s Acorn, from Craigie on Main, irresistible for the way it combines some of our long-time favorites like Benedictine with ingredients we’ve been experimenting with recently, namely whole egg, bitter red vermouth, and different styles of rum. We love...

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Tasting Mancino Chinato We’ve been on something of a (greater than usual) fortified wine kick for the last week or so, prompted by the arrival of several samples from fortified wine importer Fasel Shenstone. Beyond being simply delicious, they’ve taught us a lot about fortified wines, and prompted us to go back and revise some of our earliest conclusions about vermouths and their close cousins. As we finish our week on...

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The Jaguar Cocktail Recipe + Cask Aged Jaguar A little while ago, we got ourselves a little 2L barrel to try out some cask aging. The general rules of cask aging are use young spirits, since they are more dramatically affected by a short time of barrel aging than something that’s already been aged for months or years, use fortified spirits, which also quickly change in flavor when in a barrel, choose drinks that consist of...

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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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The Rancho Cocktail Recipe

The Rancho Cocktail Recipe


Posted By on Mar 14, 2017

The Rancho Cocktail Recipe If you tried yesterday’s 909 Cocktail, chances are that you have a little bit of blood orange left. So did we, which is no surprise since we had a whole tree to work with. I was intrigued by the way the blood orange’s deep, rich citrus flavor played with herbal tones, and decided to take it in a more bitter direction. So, I paired it with the bitterest thing in the in-laws’ liquor cabinet:...

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