Clarified Milk Punch, drink your whey

Clarified Milk Punch, drink your whey

Why add milk, to a citrusy alcoholic beverage?   Curds and Whey  A modern reason for making a milk punch is the delayed gratification. A project to experiment with. It’s not something you will be consuming the same day. From a historical perspective Noted Drinkers like (insert name of politician or author from the 1700’s here) liked to be able to have a drink that could be rested and consumed later, in spite of a lack…

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A Winter Negroni, warm and smooth for the cold months

A Winter Negroni, warm and smooth for the cold months

 1 Part Averna Amaro 1 Part Remy Martin VSOP 1 Part Carpano Antica Formula  Stir all ingredients with lots of ice, allowing proper dilution. Garnish with a blood orange slice.  Tasting Notes:  Nose: Floral and herbal with notes of fennel, orange, cloves and winter spices. Palate: Smooth full mouthfeel, with an oily texture. The finish is long with herbs and citrus notes. Perfect as an digestif.   My inspiration was the blood orange itself. After scanning…

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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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“Remy Hoop La Cocktail” from The Savoy Cocktail Book

“Remy Hoop La Cocktail” from The Savoy Cocktail Book

1/4 Lemon Juice 1/4 Lillet 1/4 Cointreau 1/4 Remy Martin VSOP (Brandy) A key in proportion and balance. This tipple is a classic and never fails to please. Add ingredients to shaker glass, add large ice, shark hard and strain into chilled coupe. This is one of those cocktails that will never get old or “out of style”. Click the picture for a quick link to pick up the book.

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