Articles Tagged: infused spirits

BLT Cocktail

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1.5 oz of Bacon-infused Flor de Caña 7 yr rum
2 oz  tomato juice
Dash Worcestershire sauce
Pinch celery salt
Pinch black pepper
Squeeze of lemon juice
Dollop of horseradish
Fresh Cilantro to taste

Pour all ingredients over ice shake and then strain over ice.
Garnish: One piece of bib lettuce wrapped around a thick piece of crispy apple wood smoked bacon and an  avocado slice. Use a toothpick or skewer to secure with a … Read more

Hey, Fig Spender

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This sweet, autumn variation on a Manhattan is the perfect drink to sip by the fireplace. It takes a little DIY effort, but it’s worth it.

Make some fig bourbon for this tipple, and if you’re really feeling like a mixologist, make the bitters yourself, too. Dubonnet is an aperitif much like sweet vermouth, and it can be found in most liquor stores.

This is a sophisticated treat for an upscale Halloween party or holiday … Read more

DIY Fig Bourbon

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Figs are in season where I live (and in most of the US), so now is a great time to use this delightful fruit in cocktails. You can even enjoy this fig infusion long after the season is over!

The flavor of this fig bourbon is perfect for Fall and holiday drinks. Try it in a Manhattan or with a little soda and a squeeze of lemon. I use Black Mission figs, but you can … Read more

Chocolate-Coconut Rum

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Dark chocolate and coconut are an amazing combination. You can bring those flavors to your cocktails with this simple infusion. The bitter cacao nibs in this recipe bring the tantalizing chocolate aroma without adding more sweetness. The coconut rum brings in a hint of sweetness and tempers the intensity of the cacao.

You can use this as the base for a Manhattan-style drink made with sweet vermouth and orange bitters, or along with some vodka … Read more