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.

resonance cocktail

1.5 oz gin .5 oz genepy (you can use chartreuse for this) .5 oz canton ginger liqueur .25 oz allspice dram combine over ice and stir.  strain into a chilled cocktail glass.  lemon zest garnish.   came up with this … Continue reading

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caribbean toddy

1.5 oz dark rum .75 oz falernum .5 oz lime juice pinch cinnamon hot water combine liquid ingredients in a warmed mug and top with hot water.  float the cinnamon on top.

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summer babe (winter version)

1.5 oz white tequila .75 oz pamplemousse grapefruit liqueur .5 oz grapefruit juice .5 oz lime juice .5 oz aperol combine all but aperol over ice and shake.  strain over fresh ice into a collins glass. sink aperol.  lime garnish.

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scorpioni

1.5 oz gin .75 oz grapefruit .5 oz maraschino .5 oz fernet combine gin, grapefruit, and maraschino over ice and shake.  strain into a collins glass filled with ice.  float fernet.  lime garnish. fun game to play with this one: … Continue reading

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french kick

1 oz calvados .5 oz apple cider .5 oz elderflower sparkling sugar cube soaked in angostura bitters soak the sugar cube in bitters and drop into the bottom of a cocktail glass.  combine calvados, elderflower, and cider over ice and … Continue reading

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something fun

2 oz vodka .75 oz grapefruit .5 lime .5 oz maraschino .5 oz elderflower .5 oz aperol combine all except aperol over ice and shake/strain.  sink aperol. orange zest garnish.

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a quiet moment

1.5 oz rye .75 oz ste. maria al monte amaro .5 oz dry curacao 2 dashes orange bitters combine over ice.  stir/strain.  orange zest garnish.

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twenty-twelve toddy

3/4 oz canton ginger liqueur 1/2 oz tuaca 1/4 oz aveze gentiane liqueur 1/2 oz lemon juice combine ingredients in a warmed mug or glass and top with 4-6 oz of hot water.  sprinkle a pinch of cinnamon over the … Continue reading

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sage advice

1 1/2 oz vodka 1/4 oz aveze gentiane liqueur 1/4 oz aperol 1/2 oz lemon juice 1/2 oz simple syrup 4-5 sage leaves   press all but one sage leaf in the bottom of a mixing glass and cover with … Continue reading

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permanent vacation

1 1/2 oz reposado cachaca 1/2 oz bonal quina-gentiane liqueur 3/4 oz lemon juice 1/2 oz simple syrup 1 egg white   combine ingredients over ice and shake hard.  strain over fresh ice into a chimney and float several dashes … Continue reading

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