Articles Tagged: garnish

Pimm’s Cup

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Mardi Gras is next week and here’s a refreshing and light cocktail to get you ready for what lies ahead! The Pimm’s Cup was created in London by James Pimm in the 1840s but was adopted (and adapted) by the city of New Orleans! Here’s the Napoleon House version, which is now a New Orleans classic.

Pimm’s No. 1 is a tea-colored liqueur made with gin. Its said that the traditional version is made with … Read more

Hump Day Liquor Links

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Super Bowl edition!

    JWZ spotted this incredibly garnished cocktail. Yes, that’s a quail egg!
    FoodSpring has an exciting Super Bowl “food-off” to get you in the mood for the big game.
    New site Squabbler launched today and who new Captain Morgan would be on there defending his vocation. His wife feels he needs get a regular job. What is a pirate to do?
    Monica Samuels conducts Sake School at Serious Eats. This lesson – Koji, … Read more

DIY – How to Make a Spiral Lemon Zest Garnish

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A beautiful lemon spiral is a great garnish for cocktails like the French 75 or any cocktail that you want to add a little lemon oil to. You can also do this with oranges for cocktails that call for an orange twist. It takes a bit of practice but, as you’ll see in this video, it’s not that hard. All you’ll need besides lemon is a citrus zester, also called a channel knife.

 

 

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The Seersucker

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Created by Brian Miller, courtesy of Flor de Caña

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Roasted Orange Negroni Sbagliato

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Courtesy of Campari.

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Blue Moon

post iconBlue Moon, sophisticated and old-fashioned with a light floral aroma …Read More

Oranje Firecracker

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Courtesy of Ketel One Oranje vodka.

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The Cholive Chocolate Cocktail Garnish

Does your cocktail need some chocolate? A Cholive could be just what you’re looking for.

Cholive = chocolate + olive … get it? Don’t worry, they are not actually chocolate-covered olives.

They are olive-shaped chocolate truffles. Skewer them and you have a delicious cocktail garnish.

Here’s one recipe that sounds like a good use of chocolate!

Dirty Grasshopper
Ingredients

1 oz Van Gogh Dutch Chocolate Vodka
1 oz Green Creme de Menthe
1.5 oz White … Read more

Quick Halloween Cocktail Trick: Creepy Bubbles

Dot from Dabbled posted a cool but simple Instructable on how to use tapioca bubbles to make creepy cocktails and shots.

You can color and flavor tapioca pearls to accent a variety of Halloween cocktails.

Creepy Halloween Bubble Halloween Cocktails

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Citron Dragon

This special cocktail comes from Hawthorne Lane Restaurant in San Francisco, California. Besides being green (always a plus) this drink really refreshes. It may just become a staple.

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