Articles Tagged: grapefruit

2009 Big Trends in Cocktail Service

The first session I attended during last week’s Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans was a panel titled “2009 Big Trends in Cocktail & Spirit Service.”

The panel consisted of Jim Meehan, Michael Waterhouse, Devlin Tavern, and Simon Difford (Source Guide) and was moderated by Ryan Magarian (Aviation Gin).

The program covered the 4 Ps of Cocktail Service Success, not unlike the 4 Ps of marketing: product, precise execution, promotion, passion.

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Beefeater 24 Gin Review

Beefeater 24 is the London gin company’s fresh take on premium gin—and I like it.

It’s a smooth gin that is slightly sweeter and richer than its dry gin counterpart.

Beefeater 24 gets its name from the 24 hours it steeps in botanicals including Spanish grapefruit and Seville orange peel, bitter almond, orris root, green tea and Japanese Sencha tea.

The tea and citrus influence is very subtle but pleasing.

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Acai Grapefruit Cooler

Memorial Day, the official kickoff of Summer is upon us and that means tall, cool cocktails that are meant to be sipped slowly. i created this concoction of Veev Acai Liqueur, grapefruit juice and a spash of sparkling water. It’s kinda like a antioxidant-filled Greyhound. It’s a DOTW original!

 

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Cielo Rosso

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Spring is upon us again, and not a moment to soon! As we shake of the cloak of winter, we can once again enjoy light refreshing cocktails that make a Spring evening so wonderful. This week’s cocktail was created by Manny Hinojosa, winner off last year’s Shake It Up: The Battle of the Mixologists competition. The Cielo Rosso, Manny’s creation using Campari, SKYY infusions Citrus, Ruby Red grapefruit juice, Lemon Juice and simple syrup laced … Read more

Grapefruit Campari Sorbet

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Chef Jamie Oliver created this refreshing granita as an easy, light and elegant dessert. Yummy!

Ingredients

1 & 3/4 pints fresh squeezed grapefruit juice, strained

    14 oz superfine sugar
    7 oz Campari
    Juice of 2 lemons
    Juice of 2 oranges

Instructions

Whisk together the grapefruit juice and sugar. Add the Campari, lemon and orange juices. Freeze in an ice cream maker, or in a metal container for a granita texture.

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G5 New Year

Jett Vodka, infused with guarana, caffeine and ginseng, has the perfect cocktail to keep you going all night long. Premium Vodka, Limoncello, Grapefruit Juice and a splash of Prosecco, it is like a super charged lemon-drop, greyhound kinda thing. Yum!

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Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Prohibition’s End

December 5 marks the 75th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition. Whether you spend the evening in a modern-day speakeasy like San Francisco’s Bourbon & Branch or throw your own 1930s-themed party, it’s an anniversary worth celebrating!

New York’s Colony Club was one fancy speakeasy, with high-society clientele like the Vanderbilts coming to enjoy a cocktail or two on the sly. One of the most popular cocktails was the eponymous Colony Cocktail.

Colony Cocktail

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