3 parts apple brandy [ Laird's ] 1 1/2 parts fresh lemon juice 1 part cranberry juice 1 part ginger liquor 2 bar spoons of grenadine [ avoid the cheap bottled stuff like you would herpes ] stick of cinnamon. small handful of cranberries. I live in Boston. Which means there’s a lot of booze
1 part gin [ Plymouth gin ] 1/2 part sweet vermouth [ Dolin ] 1/2 part Averna Amaro orange bitters [ Scrappy's ] Full disclosure: I don’t like Campari. If I ever get the choice, I prefer its ‘alternate lifestyle’ cousin Aperol instead. There’s a tiny bar in Chelsea Market, NYC that had this version
2 parts spiced dark rum [ Captain Morgan 100 proof ] 1 part fresh lime juice 1/2 part ginger liquor [ Domaine de Canton ] 1/2 part orgeat [ if you can make your own, you're my hero ] orange bitters [ Scrappy's Bitters ] mint sprig IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: I broke a 1/2 full (ever
1 part sake [ Rihaku Junmai Nigori ] 1 part owl mix* [ see below ] couple drops of old fashioned bitters [ Fee Brothers' Aromatic Bitters ] Shots aren’t really my thing anymore (I’m 30, you guys. I’m not into foam parties anymore either FYI) and I don’t see myself making many more on this site
2 parts gin [ Plymouth gin ] 1 part freshly squeezed grapefruit juice [ very important ] 1/2 part simple syrup 3 basil leaves 1 dash of grapefruit bitters [ Scrappy's Bitters ] This is a very light and aromatic cocktail, where we pair the citrus from the grapefruit with the orange peel botanicals in
2 parts pear vodka. [ Grey Goose La Poire ] 1/2 part fresh squeezed lime juice [ and I do mean FRESH ] 1/2 part ginger liquor. [ Domain de Canton ] A little ginger beer just to top it off. [ don't you dare use ginger ale ] Moscow Mule’s get assembled within the
For the last couple of years I’ve seen what started as a modest and damn awful attempt at making a mojito, become one of my favorite and most personal forms of expression. Some may call this a passion; But i haven’t fucked any of the drinks I make (yet), so I wont call it that.