Articles Tagged: mixologists

Preserved Bliss

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This is made with a homemade strawberry jam(preserve) paired with gin, seedless muddled cucumber and fresh lemon juice. I paired the Strawberry Jam and cucumber together to highlight how much versatility cucumber (one of my favorite vegetables in my cocktails) really has.… Read more

Flip Flop Punch

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Ingredients:
2 oz Chamomile infused Flor de Caña 4-year old
4 sugar cubes
3 oz club soda
1 oz lemon juice
1.5 oz grapefruit juice

Directions:
Dissolve the sugar cubes in 1 oz. of club soda (this generally involves muddling to help process). Muddle the cloves with the sugar cubes. After the sugar cubes and cloves are muddled/dissolved, add the rest of the ingredients one at a time and stir as added. Add ice once … Read more

Goodnight Moon Punch

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Ingredients:
2 oz Flor de Caña 7-year Grand Reserve
4 sugar cubes
3 oz club soda
2 whole cloves
1 pinch of fresh grated nutmeg
1 oz lemon juice
2 oz Fuji apple juice
2 dashes of Peychaud bitters

    Directions:
    Dissolve the sugar cubes in 1 oz. of club soda (this generally involves muddling to help process). Muddle the cloves with the sugar cubes. After the sugar cubes and cloves are muddled/dissolved, add the rest

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Cardamom and Pop Punch

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Ingredients:
2 oz Flor de Caña 7-year Grand Reserve
4 sugar cubes
3 green cardamom pods (can be found at any spice shop)
3 oz club soda
1 oz lime juice
1 oz grapefruit juice
1 dash of Regan’s Orange bitters

Directions:
Dissolve the sugar cubes in 1 ounce of soda water (this generally involves muddling to help process). Muddle the cardamom pods with the sugar cubes. After the sugar cubes and cloves are muddled/dissolved, … Read more

Green Acre Punch

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Ingredients:
2 oz Flor de Caña 4-year old
1 oz Flor de Caña 18-year old
0.75 oz rich demerara simple syrup
1 oz lime juice
6 oz hot green tea
1 mint sprig

Directions:
Combine all of the ingredients in a container and leave over night. The next day strain and refrigerate the punch. Serve in a punch cup and garnish with a lime wheel and mint sprig.

Courtesy Flor de Cana Rum. Created by … Read more

Tales of the Cocktail: Day 2 & 3

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Two more exciting days at Tales of the Cocktail:

The morning kicked off with a New Orleans take on an English Breakfast with Oxley Gin. Fried crumpets, oh my!

A packed day of sessions and tastings covered everything from colonial punches (including drinkmaking with hot iron sticks) to lunch made with angostura bitters to the annual Tales of the Cocktail parade. New Orleans definitely knows how to put on a parade.

 

In the evening, … Read more

Backyard Barbeque Michelada

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Father’s Day is around the corner and this year mix your Dad up a Backyard Barbeque Michelada, a cocktail created by mixologist Jim Meehan owner of PDT in New York City. He created this unique cocktail as the perfect accompaniment to an evening spent outdoors.

If you really want to impress Dad, turn him on to the new trend of flasktails. Get him a nice flask, fill it with a Backyard Barbeque Michelda. Dad will … Read more

Announcing DIY Cocktails!

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We at Drink of the Week are proud to announce the release of our first book, DIY Cocktails: A Simple Guide to Creating Your Own Signature Drinks.

With only ten ratios to master, you’ll shake, stir, roll, and build literally thousands of unique and exceptional cocktails.

Thanks to everyone who made this possible!

Cheers!

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Apple Irish Coffee

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Winter comes back with vengeance, luckily we got this recipe created by mixologist Daniel Hyatt of Alembic in San Francisco. Sure, there’s no Irish Whiskey, but the 100 proof Laird’s Applejack gives it a nice kick. The combo of Baileys & Lairds really makes this a twist on the classic Irish Coffee. And it’ll warm ya right up!

Courtesy of Baileys Irish Cream.… Read more

Embarcadero Dandy

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Last week, the Federated Media crew made a pilgrimage to the Boothby Center for the Beverage Arts in San Francisco for a cocktail class lead by 2010 Bartender of the Year, H. Joseph Ehrmann.

H. started the class with a bit of cocktail history and overview of tools and technique, after which we got down to the business of mixing cocktails.

We were taught how to make 3 drinks: one stirred, one shaken and one … Read more

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