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.

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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alpinist

.75 oz gin .75 oz genepy or green chartreuse .75 oz lime juice .5 oz simple syrup 1 oz pimm’s cup no 1 combine all but pimm’s over ice and shake vigorously. strain over fresh ice into a collins glass. … Continue reading

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left-handed angel (updated)

1 oz elderflower liqueur .5 oz campari .5 oz grapefruit juice sparkling wine combine liquor and juice over ice and shake. strain into a chilled cocktail glass and top with sparkling wine. orange zest garnish.

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olive branch

1.5 oz vodka .5 oz aveze gentiane liqueur .5 oz grapefruit .5 oz lime .5 oz simple syrup .5 oz aperol combine all but aperol over ice and shake. strain into a chilled cocktail glass and sink aperol.

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lion bait

1.5 oz fernet .75 oz lime juice .5 oz simple syrup .25 oz allspice dram ginger beer angostura bitters combine fernet, lime, simple, and allspice over ice and shake.  strain over ice into a collins glass.  top with ginger beer, … Continue reading

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still crazy

1 oz absinthe 1 oz genepy (or green chartreuse) .5 oz lime juice .5 oz simple syrup 3-4 dashes orange bitters 5-6 mint leaves press mint leaves in simple syrup in the bottom of a mixing glass and cover with … Continue reading

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camisole

1 oz gin 1 oz gran clasico amaro .5 oz elderflower liqueur 2 dashes peychaud’s bitters   combine ingredients over fresh ice and stir.  strain into a chilled cocktail glass.  lemon zest garnish.

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