The Man About Town, does Rum measure up in the Negroni?

The Man About Town, does Rum measure up in the Negroni?

The Negroni is the gateway drink into appreciating more complex flavors.  This lies partly in its foolproof construction. Follow a simple formula of three equal parts and you’ll be rewarded with a predictably delicious result. The Negroni is equal parts Gin, Sweet Vermouth and Campari. The Boulevardier is a common variation replacing gin with Bourbon, or Rye. While Negroni actually doesn’t find its way into print until two decades after the Boulevardier it has certainly won the game…

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New Delhi Mule (refined), a Pama Pomegranate seasonal classic

New Delhi Mule (refined), a Pama Pomegranate seasonal classic

  1.25 oz Quality Gin .5 oz Carpano Antica .5 oz Pama Pomegranate Liqueur .25 oz Campari .5 oz fresh lime juice .25 – .5 oz 1:1 simple syrup (to taste) 1 tbsp fresh pomegranate seeds 2-3 oz with “Old Thyme” Ginger Beer (to taste) Muddle seeds with lime juice and syrup. Add ice, add liquor, shake vigorously and strain into chilled coupe, top with ginger beer. Optional Mint Sprig Garnish

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Pretty Drinkin’, Remy Martin deliciousness

Pretty Drinkin’, Remy Martin deliciousness

1 1/2 oz Remy Martin VSOP 1/4 oz Cointreau 1/4 oz Campari 1 oz Yellow plum and oregano preserve* (Comment for recipe) 1/2 oz Lemon juice 1/2 oz rock candy syrup Combine Remy and preserve in mixing glass and stir to dissolve preserve. Add remaining ingredients to mixing glass, add ice and shake. Double strain into cocktail glass of choice. Garnish with Lemon zest and oregano

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Cilegia Fiore Americano, a cocktail Made With Love

Cilegia Fiore Americano, a cocktail Made With Love

2 parts Campari 1.5 parts Cinzano Bianco 1 barspoon Nanking Cherry Preserve (see recipe below) 2 dashes Acid Phosphate 4 drops Divine Bitters Black Lime & Juniper 2 parts Carbonated Mineral Water Add preserve into base of rocks glass, dash phosphate, add Campari & Cinzano and stir to combine. Add ice, add soda, stir and drop bitters. Garnish with something cute.   [yumprint-recipe id=’5′]

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Pink Lady, rethought and refresher

Pink Lady, rethought and refresher

1 & 1/2 oz Hayman’s Old Tom Gin 1/2 oz Luxardo Maraschino  1 Barspoon Campari 1 Egg White 1/2 Barspoon Fine Raw Sugar 3/4 oz Fresh Lemon juice 1/4 Pink Lady Apple Chopped Add Apple and sugar into tin and muddle well. Add lemon juice, egg white, Liqueur, Gin and Campari. Dry Shake (without ice) for 30 seconds, add ice and wet shake till chilled and creamy. Double strain into chille coupe and garnish with…

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“Spanish invade Portugal”

2 parts Canadian Club Sherry Cash 1 part Messias 1982 Port 1/2 part Martini Rosso 1/2 part Campari 4 dashes Dr Adam Elmigrab Spanish Bitters Orange or lemon rind Add ingredients into mixing glass, add large ice cube, stir and julep strain into a chilled coupe. Orange or lemon rind to finish

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