Monthly Archives: August 2011

wolfe-stelzer toddy

1 1/2 oz bourbon 1/4 oz tuaca 1/4 oz ramazzoti amaro pinch cinnamon 5-6 cloves 5-6 slices ginger (candied, in this case) orange zest hot water   combine all in a tall glass and let steep. garnish with orange zest … Continue reading

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right-hand man

1 1/2 oz bourbon (preferably maker’s mark) 1/4 oz simple syrup 1/4 oz orange juice 3-4 dashes angostura bitters combine all over ice. shake.  strain into a chilled martini shell. garnish with orange twist. the first proper cocktail i ever … Continue reading

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liquid a/c

1 1/2 oz vodka 3/4 oz campari 1 oz raspberry-lime puree (exactly what it sounds like, probably 4:1 raspberry to lime) 3/4 oz lime juice 1/2 oz simple syrup 2 thin slices cucumber 1 large sprig of mint   crush … Continue reading

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caribbean christmas

1 1/2 oz dark rum (i prefer gosling’s) 3/4 oz lime juice 1/2 oz simple syrup 5-6 thin slices of ginger 2 pinches of cinnamon   muddle ginger.  top with ice. add all but one pinch of cinnamon. shake and … Continue reading

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