Monthly Archives: July 2011

ars botanica

1 1/2 oz gin or green garden vodka* 1/2 to 3/4 oz aloe pulp juice 1 slice lemon 1 slice cucumber soda   muddle cucumber and lemon.  cover with ice. add liquor and aloe pulp juice. shake.  strain over fresh … Continue reading

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falling cherry blossom

1 oz vodka 2 oz nigori sake 1/2 oz st germain elderflower liqueur 1/2 oz cherry juice   combine over ice. shake.  strain into a chilled martini shell or a tall glass over fresh ice. garnish with a cherry.   … Continue reading

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shipletts’ punch no. 1

1 1/2 oz gin 3/4 oz campari 1/2 oz st. germain 1/2 oz cynar 3/4 oz watermelon puree 3/4 oz lemon juice   combine all but cynar over ice. shake.  strain into a tall glass over fresh ice. sink cynar. … Continue reading

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resurrection in the afternoon

1/4 oz gin 1/4 oz lillet blanc 1/4 oz cointreau 1/4 oz lemon juice a few drops of absinthe prosecco   combine gin, lillet, cointreau, lemon juice and absinthe over ice. shake and strain into a champagne flute. top with … Continue reading

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summer babe

1 1/2 oz white tequila 1 oz watermelon puree 1/2 oz strawberry-basil syrup 3/4 oz lemon juice   combine over ice in a mixing glass. shake and strain over fresh ice in a tall glass. garnish with lemon (i also … Continue reading

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porch rockin’ punch #3.2

1 1/2 oz bourbon 3/4 oz cherry heering 3/4 oz lemon juice 3/4 oz simple syrup 7 drops vanilla extract*   mix over ice. shake.  strain into a tall glass over fresh ice. garnish with lemon wedge.   porch rockin’ … Continue reading

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sly wink

3/4 oz gin 3/4 oz vodka 1/4 oz lillet blanc 1/4 oz tuaca 2 dashes peach bitters   mix all together over ice. stir, strain into a martini shell. garnish with an orange twist.   one of my favorite drinks … Continue reading

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