Articles Tagged: simple syrup

Death and Taxes

post iconThe saying goes that only two thing are certain in life – death and taxes. We would say that this is pretty accurate. In homage to this adage, a drink called Death and Taxes has been created. It will be a well earned treat after sending in that check to the taxman! …Read More

Fire & Ice

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Fire & Ice is inspired by the struggle to defend the Iron Throne and the feuding families in Westeros.  Created by mixologist Joel Black, the cocktail combines spicy bourbon with the intense flavors lime juice, jalapeño and sweet pomegranate juice to create a dynamic fusion of fire and ice in every sip.  

Mix up some Fire and Ice while you enjoy the new season of Game of Thrones this Sunday night!!… Read more

Van Gogh’s Garden

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Courtesy of Lucid Absinthe.… Read more

Nazca

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so why not make some rose petal syrup? It’s pretty easy and, well girls like roses. Who wouldn’t impressed with this rosey pisco cocktail from the folks at Pisco Portón.

Ingredients:
2 parts Pisco Portón
1.25 parts limoncello
1 parts rose syrup
2 parts lychee juice
Top off with sparkling water

Directions:
Combine all ingredients and fill with sparkling water. Garnish with an edible rose petal.

To make … Read more

The Hendrick’s Holiday Fix

Ingredients:

1 oz. Hendrick’s gin
1 oz. St-Germain liqueur
3 / 4 oz. lemon juice
1 / 2 oz. simple syrup
Sparkling wine
Lemon wedge

Directions:

Combine all ingredients except sparkling wine in mixing glass. Shake with ice and roll into Collins glass. Top with sparkling wine. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

* recipe courtesy of Celebrity Cruises

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Woodward Eggnog

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You’ll need: mixing glass, Boston shaker, Hawthorn strainer, rocks glass, micro plane.

Ingredients:
1 oz Sailor Jerry rum
.5 oz Tuaca
1 oz heavy cream
Splash simple syrup
1 whole egg
Cinnamon and nutmeg for garnish

Directions:
Place all ingredients into the mixing glass. Add ice. Shake hard (about 20 sec). Place Hawthorn strainer over shaker and strain into rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with shaved cinnamon and nutmeg.

Courtesy Ames Hotel, Boston.… Read more

Smoked Peach Ice Tea

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Ingredients:
1 ½ oz Herradura Reposado   
½ oz Lemon Juice
1 ½ oz Peach Juice                     
1 ½ oz Earl Grey  tea
¼ oz Simple Syrup                 
¼ oz Mezcal
1 Lemon Twist                
1 Peach Slice

Directions:                
Fill a high ball with good quality cubed ice. Add all ingredients and stir thoroughly with a bar spoon. Garnish with a long lemon twist and/or a peach slice.

Courtesy of Herradura Reposado.… Read more

Berry Cobbler

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We went to a very berry event last night hosted by Driscoll Berries. It was an interesting evening of cooking lessons and food photography all centered around blackberries. During the course of the evening, I sat next to one of the folks from Driscoll and learned a ton about berries. I had never really thought of it before but berries, like grapes, are “terroir” based and reflect the impact of their surroundings. It totally makes … Read more

Nuts About Peanuts

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Ingredients:
1 ¼ oz. Russian Standard Vodka
¾ oz walnut liqueur
¾ oz irish cream liqueur
¼ oz Butterscotch Schnapps
1 scoop Peanut Butter
1 oz simple syrup
1.5 oz heavy whipping cream

Directions:
Stir peanut butter with Russian Standard Vodka, simple syrup and heavy whipping cream until peanut butter dissolves.  Add remaining ingredients and shake with ice in a shaker. Strain into a peanut butter rimmed, chilled cocktail glass.

Courtesy of Russian Standard.… Read more

Pilgrim’s Pumpkin 75

post iconChampagne cocktails and Thanksgiving go hand in hand. The light and refreshing bubbles are a good match for the heavy food! Get in the spirit with this pumpkin adaptation of the French 75 cocktail. …Read More

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