2 oz Rye Whiskey .75 oz Sweet Vermouth
Splash Orange Liqueur
Splash Lemon Juice
1 tbsp Simple Syrup
4 Fresh Ripe Cherries
Garnish: Sprig of Mint
Tools: Muddler, Mixing Glass, Cocktail Shaker, Hawthorne Strainer
Preparation: Muddle 4 fresh ripe cherries with 1 tablespoon of simple syrup in a mixing glass. Add rye whiskey, sweet vermouth, lemon juice and orange liqueur. Shake in a cocktail shaker for 10 seconds. Strain into an old-fashioned glass over ice. Garnish with a sprig of mint.
This is an original recipe by Joe DeOrio of Chicago.
2 oz Vodka
.75 oz St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur
.5 oz Lime Juice
6 Mint Leaves
Garnish: Sprig of Mint
Tools: Mixing Glass, Cocktail Shaker, Hawthorne Strainer, Fine Strainer
Preparation: Combine all of the ingredients in a mixing glass. Shake in an ice-filled cocktail shaker and double strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a sprig of mint.
This is a recipe from an article in the Wall Street Journal about summer drinks and is attributed to Todd Maul of Clio in Boston. The article describes as follows:
Sometimes you just need something a little tart, minty and cooling, simple as that. The Tree Line is that drink.
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Tagged Clio, Elderflower Liqueur, Lime Juice, Mint, Mint Leaves, Sprig of Mint, St-Germain, Summer, Todd Maul, Vodka, Wall Street Journal |
1.25 oz Fernet Branca
1.75 oz Bianco Vermouth
.75 oz Galliano
Garnish: Mint Sprig
Tools: Mixing Glass, Bar Spoon, Julep Strainer
Preparation: Combine ingredients into a mixing glass. Add ice and stir for 20 seconds. Garnish with a sprig of mint.
This recipe is from the book Speakeasy by Jason Kosmas and Dushan Zaric of Employees Only in New York City.
: 1 oz Rum (White) Spirit
Sweetener: .25 oz Green Chartreuse; .125 oz Demerara Syrup
Acid/Bitter: 1.25 oz Cynar; .125 Lime Juice; 1 dash Angostura Bitters
Preparation: Combine ingredients into a mixing glass. Add 2 sprigs of mint and gently muddle. Let sit for 1 minute. Stir with ice for 20 seconds. Strain into an ice filled rocks glass. Garnish with a mint sprig.
This is a recipe attributed to Kyle Davidson of The Violet Hour in Chicago.
Posted in Cordials & Liquers, Rum |
Tagged Angostura Bitters, Bitters, Cynar, Demerara Syrup, Green Chartreuse, Kyle Davidson, Lime Juice, Mint, Rum, The Violet Hour, White Rum |
Spirit: 1.5 oz tequila (Cazadores Blanco)
Sweetener: .75 elderflower liquer (St-Germain), 3 oz ginger beer
Bitter/Acid: .75 oz fresh lime juice
Bonus Tip: Adding fresh produce like cucumber slices and fresh mint to the shaker boosts flavor
Preparation: Add tequila, elderflower liqueur, lime juice, cucumber slices, and mint leaves to a shaker. Add ice, shake briefly, and dump into a collins glass. Top up with ginger beer.
Garnish: Angostura bitters
This recipe was listed in the November 2011 Esquire and was attributed to Dushan Zaric, co-owner of Employees Only in New York City.