Author Archives: Dallas Taylor

About Dallas Taylor

Dallas Taylor is the grandson of a rum-runner, a valedictorian, a handyman, and a good Catholic girl. He lives and writes in Port Angeles, WA, and builds things for a living in his spare time.

Newfangled

2 oz Rye or Bourbon whiskey 1/4 oz Fernet 1/4 oz Maraschino Combine over ice and stir. Strain onto large cube/rocks. Orange zest garnish.

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Meiji

1 oz Rainwater Madeira 1/2 oz Plum Sake 3/4 oz Ginger Liqueur 3/4 oz lemon juice 2 dashes Rhubarb bitters Combine over ice and shake. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Lemon zest garnish.

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The Bartender’s Wife

Pour 2oz Fernet Branca over ice in a tall glass Top with ginger beer, lime wedge garnish

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Zuvita

2 oz Mezcal .5 oz Dry Vermouth .5 oz Campari .5 oz Cynar Dash Orange bitters Stir/Strain/Up Orange Zest Garnish

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Sprang Is Sprung

2 oz Gin .5 oz Elderflower Liqueur .5 oz Creme de Violette .5 oz lemon juice Bubbly Combine all but bubbly. Shake/strain/rocks Top with bubbly, lemon zest garnish

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Fusilier

2 oz Highland Scotch .5 oz Cynar .25 oz Maraschino dash Orange bitters Stir/strain/orange zest garnish

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heat wave

1.5 oz white tequila 1 oz pineapple juice .5 oz lime juice .5 oz simple syrup habañero hot sauce to taste (my baseline is probably around .5 tsp) combine ingredients over ice and shake.  strain over ice into a goblet … Continue reading

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comfy duck

2 oz ramazzotti amaro .5 oz cynar .25 oz allspice dram 4-5 dashes peychaud’s bitters combine ingredients over ice and stir.  strain into a chilled cocktail glass. orange zest garnish. came up with this one to pair with a duck … Continue reading

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red skies at night

1.5 oz light rum .75 oz elderflower liqueur .5 oz orange juice .5 oz lime juice .75 oz campari ginger beer combine rum, elderflower, and juices over ice and shake. strain into a collins glass and top with ginger beer. … Continue reading

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pink dragonfly

1.5 oz gin .75 oz aperol .75 oz grapefruit juice ginger beer* combine over ice in a collins glass and stir to mix. lime garnish. * we use a very citric ginger beer at my bar. those making this at … Continue reading

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