This Halloween Basil Hayden’s teamed up with Daniel Hyatt, one of San Francisco’s top mixologists, to create the ultimate Halloween treat. Daniel’s Bloody Sunday combines zesty orange juice, the floral aromas of crème de violette, and Basil Hayden’s Bourbon to create an enchanting cocktail that is bursting with flavor.
1 1/2 parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon
1/2 part orange juice
1/2 part grenadine
1 dash Peychaud’s Bitters
1 barspoon of Crème de Violette
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2 oz Glenrothes Select Reserve
1 oz Combier Orange Liqueur
3/4 oz vanilla syrup
3/4 oz orange juice
Shake and strain neat into a cocktail glass, garnish with a light dusting of powdered cinnamon.
Courtesy of The Glenrother.
Want to make you own Vanilla Syrup? Here’s how!
1 part Harvey’s Bristol Cream
2 parts Canadian Club 6 Year Old
2 dashes Orange Bitters
Maraschino cherry for garnish
Shake Harvey’s Bristol Cream, Canadian Club and bitters with ice. Strain over fresh ice into a lowball (rocks) glass. Garnish with maraschino cherry.
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Inspired by HBO’s Boardwalk Empire and the Lucky Luciano character played by Vincent Piazza. The cocktail combines Basil Hayden’s warm and spicy Super-Premium bourbon with sweet maple syrup and a cherry for a wonderful libation to enjoy during the show!
1½ parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon
½ part sweet vermouth
½ part dry vermouth
½ part maple syrup
2 dashes of bitters
Stir together the bourbon, vermouths, maple syrup and bitters over ice in … Read more
Inspired by Cynar, I concocted this after-dinner variation on the Manhattan cocktail.
Cynar is a bitter liqueur made from artichokes and herbs, so this has a little bit of a vegetal flavor you don’t normally find in a Manhattan. It’s a digestif, meaning you drink it after a meal.
Don’t let the artichoke thing scare you! Cynar is a complex bitter that really adds some oomph to your drink. I imagine drinking it after a … Read more
Friday means end of work week and time to kickback. We’re continuing with our drink menus from Tim Rita, mixologist extraordinaire at the Halekulani Hotel in Waikiki. Here’s a flight of three drinks he created in honor of the Tin Man Triathlon, a lightweight race that is a tongue-in-cheek node to the more prominent Iron Man on the Big Island. (FYI, this post is from our friends at the Hawaii travel zine Hawaiirama – part … Read more