Posted on April 11, 2014 by Gregory Nesbit
With April 15th (Tax Day) coming up fast. This week’s TGIF recipe will hopefully take the edge off just a little.
Cry Me a River
2 oz. Vodka
1/2 oz. red vermouth
1/4 oz. fresh squeezed lemon juice
Dash of Worcestershire sauce
Dash of Tabasco sauce
4 oz. spicey V8 juice
Ice a highball glass; combine all the ingredients in a shaker filled with ice; shake vigorously; strain into the chilled highball glass; dust with freshly ground pepper to taste, and garnish with a lemon wheel and thin slice of celery.
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Posted on March 21, 2014 by Gregory Nesbit
Since it’s now Spring (technically), I thought I’d share this recipe to celebrate this week’s TGIF post. Enjoy.
Sandeman Spring Sour
1.5 oz. Sandeman Founder’s Reserve Porto
3 raspberries (muddled)
1 oz. brandy
1.5 oz. iced chai tea
.5 oz. fresh lemon juice
.25 oz. honey syrup*
*Honey syrup recipe: Combine 1 part honey with 1 part warm water and stir to combine.
Shake ingredients very well with ice and strain over fresh ice into rocks glass. Garnish with ground cinnamon and lemon wheel.
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Posted on March 14, 2014 by Gregory Nesbit
Another friday, another cocktail recipe. This is an exotic tropical version of a Sangria. Enjoy.
1/2 oz. Tanduay Gold rum
4 oz. Gekkeikan Haiku
3/4 oz. Lychee Syrup
1 oz. Pineapple Juice
1 oz. Pomegranate Juice
Pour ingredients into mixing glass.
Spindle-mix, then pour over ice.
Top with a splash of lemon-lime soda.
Garnish with fresh fruit (lychee, strawberries, pineapple, citrus).
For more great Tanduay Rum recipes and info go here.
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