Tag Archive for: lemon

The Smash

The smash cocktail is over a century old. It is probably one of the easiest drinks to make and every bartender knows how to do it. (If not, you’re in the wrong bar). The smash is the sister-drink to the julep but in the modern recipes using…

Rye Smash

A pre-civil war favorite. Ingredients 2 oz.     Templeton Rye (or your favorite) 1 oz.     Fresh lemon juice 1 oz.     Simple syrup 2           Mint leaves Preparation Combine all ingredients in an Old-fashioned…

Century Club Punch

Century Club Punch was based on a recipe from the legendary "Professor" Jerry Thomas and is as good now as it was in 1862. Ingredients 1 3/5 parts      BACARDÍ Gold rum 4/5 parts        BACARDÍ Superior rum 1 part              …

Gin with House-Made Bitter Lemon and Soda

Makes 1 cocktail 1 1/2 oz        gin 1 oz               Bitter Lemon Elixir (recipe follows) 2 oz               Perrier Natural Sparkling Mineral Water chilled Garnish:       Lemon wheel and optional fresh…

Kathy Casey of Liquid Kitchen

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in the Mix asked Kathy Casey if she could recommend a sassy, fun cocktail made with gin for the summer months. She gifted us with a wonderful recipe using an elixir utilizing the whole lemon, rind and all. We gave it a try in our mixology…

Grace

By Bound at The Cromwell Las Vegas Recipe by Salvatore, Sponsored and garnished by Dress The Drink 1 ⅔ oz     Grey Goose La Poire vodka 1 ⅔ oz     bourbon pear purée 1 ⅔ oz     fresh apple juice ¾ oz        fresh…

Cold Weather Cocktails

As the weather turns from the heat of summer to a chilly fall and the cold snap of winter, cocktail menus follow their own evolution from light, bright citrus and fresh “green” flavors to the darker, earthier and warmer flavors found on…