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sweet lucrezia

1 1/2 oz asian pear bourbon 1/2 oz sweet vermouth (i use punt e mes) 1/4 oz cynar 1/4 oz lemon juice 2 dashes whiskey barrel bitters (angostura would do just fine) dash simple (optional, makes the drink a touch … Continue reading

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asian pear bourbon

2 asian pears, sliced thin 2 vanilla beans, split 2-3 cinnamon sticks 4-6 oz ginger, sliced thin 2 bottles bourbon (i used jim beam) maceration time: 3 weeks   while i am happy enough about how this one came out, … Continue reading

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lost in new york

1 1/2 oz rye whiskey 1/2 oz sweet vermouth 1/2 oz averna 1/2 oz orange juice 2 dashes orange bitters   combine over ice and stir.  strain into a chilled martini shell.  orange zest garnish.   this has become my … Continue reading

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mountain view cooler

1 1/2 oz old-fashioned rye 3/4 oz maraschino 1/2 oz lemon juice soda water combine rye, maraschino, and lemon juice in a tall glass over ice.  top with soda. garnish with lemon and cherry (in this case, i pegged one … Continue reading

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rusty hammer

1 1/2 oz rye 1/2 oz fernet branca 1/2 oz canton ginger 1/2 oz st. germain 1/2 oz lemon juice   combine all over ice.  shake and strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice.   not so much a … Continue reading

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smoke gets in your eyes

2 oz hendricks gin 1/4 oz laphroaig single-malt scotch   rinse a chilled martini shell with laphroaig. pour hendriks over ice and stir. strain into martini shell. cucumber garnish.   my own version of a sadly-neglected classic.  served to a … Continue reading

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old-fashioned rye

last night i came in to find the pound of rainier cherries i asked for had arrived.  i thought about using them for a soju infusion, but we’ve already got sweet cherry soju, and the stuff isn’t really moving super … Continue reading

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