Cocktails

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Whiskey in a Jug Whiskey Down, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, August 2016 Watermelon juice Old Forester Signature 100 proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey ~ Infused with mint Fresh lime juice Ginger Beer Lime, mint sprig First 3 ingredients shaken over ice ~ Strained into an ice-filled highball glass or mason jar ~ Topped with ginger beer and stirred ~ Garnished with mint or lime Watermelon juice can be made by liquifying fresh watermelon in a blender. Strain for a thinner drink or leave unstrained for a more textured feel.
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Old Fashioned Multnomah Whiskey Library, Portland, May 2016 Served at the McFarland Wedding After-party July 29, 2016 Old Forester Signature 100 proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Demerara Simple Syrup Angostrua bitters Peychaurds bitters Orange All mixed in an ice-filled beaker ~ Stirred ~ Strained into lowball glass, with one large ice cube ~ Garnished with orange twist Demerara Simple Syrup 1 cup Demerara or Turbinado Sugar 0.5 cup water Heated until sugar dissolved
New Fashioned Nate Hayden, The Beehive Bar, Boston Rye Whiskey Averna Amaro Siciliano Orgeat Lemon juice Lemon and cherry All shaken over ice ~ Strained into an old fashioned glass with ice ~ Garnished with lemon and cherry 1 oz 1 oz 1 oz 0.5 oz
Brumby's Neck Pacific Pie, via Brian, June 2016 Rye whiskey Fresh lemon juice Angostrua bitters Bundaberg Ginger Beer Lemon All mixed in an ice-filled Collins glass ~ Topped with ginger beer and stirred ~ Garnished with lemon 1.5 oz 1 oz 2 dash qs
Derby From 1947, Bartender’s Guide by Trader Vic. Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey ~ Infused with mint Sweet Vermouth Orange Curacao Fresh lime juice All shaken over ice ~ Strained into a chilled cocktail glass ~ Garnished with mint 1 oz 0.5 oz 0.5 oz 0.5 oz
Sinatra Smash Wynn Casino, Las Vegas, 2016 Gentleman Jack Tennessee Whiskey Sweet and sour mix Sonoma vanilla infused syrup Briotett creme de cassis Blackberries Mint or Basil Sweet and sour mix muddled with four blackberries ~ Remaining ingredients added and shaken over ice ~ Strained over ice in a cocktail glass with mint or basil Fresh Sweet and Sour Mix 2 parts fresh juice; lemon, lime or both 1 part simple syrup (1:1) 1.5 oz 1.5 oz 0.25 oz 0.5 oz
Winter Sage Onebroadsjourney.com Bourbon whiskey Honey Sage Syrup Safe Leaf Orange Sweet and sour mix muddled with four blackberries ~ Remaining ingredients added and shaken over ice ~ Strained over ice in a cocktail glass with mint or basil Honey Sage Syrup 1 cup Water 0.5 cup Honey 12 Sage Leaves Brought to a boil and simmered 3 minutes. 2 oz 1 oz
Sazerac New Orleans Rye, bourbon, cognac Peychauds Bitters Angostrua bitters Herbsaint Sugar cube Lemon Lowball glass cooled in ice water for 5 minutes ~ Sugar, bitters muddled in a separate glass until mixed ~ Rye added with ice, shaken ~ Cooled lowball glass rinsed in Herbsaint ~ Rye, sugar, bitters mixture strained into rinsed glass ~ Rimmed and garnished with lemon 1 oz each Liberal 1 dash
Vieux-Carré New Orleans Templeton Rye Whiskey Pierre Ferrand Ambre Cognac Sweet Vermouth Benedictine Angostrua bitters Peychauds bitters Lemon twist Mixed and stirred 50 times over ice ~ Strained into cooled martini glass ~ Garnished with lemon 0.75 oz 0.75 oz 0.75 -0.4 oz 2 barspoons 2 dash 2 dash
Jack Rose A favorite of John Steinbeck, and made an appearance in Ernest Hemingway’s 1926 The Sun Also Rises Applejack or Apple Brandy Fresh lemon (or lime) juice Pomegranate grenadine Lemon, lime, apple or cherry All shaken over ice ~ Strained into a chilled cocktail glass ~ Garnished with lemon, lime, apple or cherry Real Pomegranate Grenadine 1 cup POM Wonderful 1 cup sugar Heat to mix, avoid boiling 1.5 oz 0.6 oz 0.75 oz

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