Category Archives: Spirit Recipes
Here’s how to make it at home: Peel eight lemons in long strips. Cut any white peel pith and discard. Throw the long, (likely curly) peels in a container and add vodka. Cover and let it steep for four days in room temperature. On the fourth day, pour simple syrup into the vodka-lemon peel infusion and let it…Read Entire Article...
2 oz vodka
4 oz JB’s Best Bloody Mary Mixer
Kosher salt (optional)
Rim cocktail glass with salt, if using. Combine vodka and Bloody Mary mix in a cocktail shaker and mix thoroughly. Pour over ice into glass. Garnish with celery and lime.
This is adapted…Read Entire Article...
Stir ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker and pour into a Collins glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.
1-3/4 oz Bols Genever
2 tsp cane sugar
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There are plenty of refreshing ways to knock back a little gin in the summer months. Here are a few favorites. You choose the proportions.
- Gin and grapefruit juice over ice, garnished with mint leaves.
- Gin with a bit of cassis, over ice, topped off with seltzer and a lime wedge
- Equal parts gin and Aperol
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Looking for a way to make a refreshing tequila drink that’s not as high octane as a margarita (well, it is, but there’s more liquid to dilute the alcohol), we came up with this summer sipper.
2 oz tequila
1 oz triple sec
Juice of 1/2 lime
Freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
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4 seedless watermelon spears
4 cucumber spears
Slice fruit and vegetables into spears. Infuse with 750ml Corzo Silver Tequila. Refrigerate for 12-24 hours. Serve chilled.
(Fruit will stay good up to three weeks. Makes approximately 17 servings.)Read Entire Article...
1 part Corzo Silver of Reposado Tequila
1 part agave nectar
2 slices fresh lemon
2 slices fresh Lime
1 slice fresh orange
2 oz tequila (We prefer reposado)
1 oz triple sec or other orange liqueur
1/2 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
Everyone might like to have the last word, but for Prohibition-era patrons of the Detroit Athletic Club, it had a very special meaning. The Last Word cocktail has resurfaced recently, and it sure is worth digging out of the mothballs.Read Entire Article...
1.25 oz Captain Morgan original spiced rum
3 oz cranberry juice
1 oz orange juice
2 oz club soda
Pour Captain Morgan and cranberry juice over ice in a cocktail glass. Top with orange juice and soda. Garnish with the lemon wedge.Read Entire Article...
1 oz Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum
2 oz pineapple juice
2 oz orange juice
1/4 oz amaretto
Combine all but lime in a shaker. Shake with ice and strain into an ice-filled cocktail glass. Garnish with lime slice.Read Entire Article...
9 TBS butter cut into small pieces
8 oz high quality dark chocolate
1 cup brewed espresso
2 cups sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
2 cups all purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
Heat oven to 325 degrees F. Put the butter,…Read Entire Article...
1 750 ml bottle of decent quality rum (we prefer dark)
1-2 whole vanilla beans, slit lengthwise
1 cinnamon stick, broken into pieces
2-3 whole allspice berries
2-3 whole cloves
5 whole black peppercorns
2 cardamom pods
1/4 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
Peel of one orange, white pith removed