This is a wonderful time of year, and Halloween is one of the best excuses for partying ever invented! So in that spirit, we offer a couple of ideas for spooky entertainment.
This month’s Mixology Monday theme is “Perfect Symmetry.” Hosted by Southern Ash, the idea is to find a balance between two related liquors or liqueurs. His examples included sweet and dry vermouth, bourbon and rye, gin and vodka, and tequila with mezcal. I would like to offer two drinks this…
This is Jeffery Morgenthaler’s version. He’s right: It’s awesome. 1 ½ oz. amaretto ¾ oz. good bourbon 1 oz. lemon juice 1 tsp. 2:1 simple syrup ½ oz. or 1 Tbl egg white Chill old fashioned glass Add all ingredients to a shaker and dry shake to break down egg…
1 ½ oz. PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur ¾ oz. Grand Marnier ½ oz. lime juice splash of cranberry juice (Optional) Chill a cocktail glass with ice and water Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and stir with ice Strain into chilled glass Garnish with a lime twist
4 ½ oz. Champagne 2 ½ oz. Aperol 1 oz. club soda Fill chilled collins glass with ice. Pour champagne over ice Add Aperol and club soda Garnish with lime peel.
½ oz. Grand Marnier 5 oz. Champagne 1 sugar cube 4-5 dashes Angostura Bitters Add Grand Marnier to chilled champagne glass and top with champagne Place sugar cube on a bar spoon and saturate with bitters Drop sugar cube into glass Twist lemon zest over glass and discard
2 oz. Pisco 3/4 oz. fresh lime juice 3/4 oz. simple syrup 1 egg white Chill cocktail glass with ice and water Add all ingredients to shaker and dry shake to emulsify the egg white Add ice to shaker and shake to chill Strain into cocktail glass and top with…
1 1/2 oz. brandy or Cognac 1 oz. triple sec 1 oz. lemon juice Chill a cocktail glass with ice and water Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and stir with ice Strain into chilled glass Garnish with a lemon wheel.
Champagne 2 oz. Orange Juice ½ oz. curacao Add OJ to chilled champagne flute Fill with Champagne Float curacao Garnish with an orange zest
1 ½ oz. cognac 1 oz. cream 1 oz. crème de cacao Chill a cocktail glass with ice and water Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and stir with ice Strain into chilled glass