First originating in the 1940s at the Port of Foynes, in the West of Ireland, by chef Joe Sheridan. Wanting to warm a some weary American passengers, Joe added some whiskey to there glass. When they inquired what sort of coffee it was, Joe replied, “Irish Coffee”. The drink became a staple at near by Shannon Airport, where it was discovered by San Francisco travel writer, Stanton Delaplane. Delaplane was so taken by the cocktail, … Read more
1 oz Frangelico
2 oz Wild Turkey 101
1 oz Amaretto
.25 oz squeezed lemon juice
1 pinch salt
4 oz soda water
Handful of Cracker Jack, finely crushed
Rub half a lemon around the rim of a glass and place into crushed Cracker Jack to coat the rim. Combine Wild Turkey, Frangelico, Amaretto, lemon juice and salt in a shaker. Mix and strain into a glass with rocks and top with soda … Read more
1 1/2 oz Canadian Club Classic 12
3/4 oz DeKuyper Triple Sec
2 1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
5 fresh blackberries
3 sage leaves
1/2 oz egg whites
Muddle Sage and blackberries in a mixing glass. Add all remaining ingredients and shake with ice, double strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.
* recipe courtesy of Canadian Club… Read more
This Week’s Drink was created by Max Warner, Chivas brand ambassador and head mixologist. Warner cut his bartending chops at London’s famed Savoy Hotel, so he know his stuff. His Aberdeen Flip is a wonderfully rich cocktail with hints of spice and fruit that will warm any holiday gathering.
60ml / 2oz Chivas 18
30ml / 1oz Oloroso Sherry
1 Whole Egg
¼ oz Spiced Syrup
Dash Chocolate Bitters
Tsp Blackberry Jam
Grated Nutmeg… Read more
Basil Hayden’s Spinning Driedel
Created by Max Toste, Boston MA
2 parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon Whiskey
1 part Pomegranate Juice
1 tablespoon Fig Preserve
1 bar spoon Fresh Lemon Juice
2 dashes Angostura Aromatic Bitters
1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well.
2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
3. Garnish with a lemon peel.
Courtesy Basil Hayden’s Bourbon Whiskey… Read more
1 ½ oz Original Moonshine Corn Whiskey
¾ oz lemon juice
¾ oz juniper maple syrup
½ stock of rosemary
Place all ingredients except the moonshine into a shaking tin and muddle. Add The Original Moonshine and ice and shake hard for 7 seconds. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with ½ of a rosemary stock singed with a flame for the aroma.
Courtesy of Original Moonshine Corn Whiskey.… Read more
1 bottle of Sandeman Founders Reserve Port
24 oz apple cider
3 oz rye whiskey
1.5 oz maple syrup
2 Granny Smith apples
Dice apples and pears and set aside. Mix all remaining ingredients together in pitcher. Add in apples and pears. Let sit for at least 8-12 hours (or overnight).
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Just for the Holidays, a twist on the classic Manhattan. Perfect for a Holiday Gathering!
2 parts Maker’s 46
1 part dry vermouth
½ part amaro
Dash of maraschino liqueur
Dash of orange bitters
Orange twist for garnish
Stir all ingredients with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish.
Courtesy Maker’s Mark Bourbon.… Read more