The Long Hello

1 3/4 cups Morin Calvados

1 cup Fruit Lab Ginger Liquor 

8 dashes Wigle Pomander Orange Bitters 

1 bottle (750ml) Bohigas Cava

Combine ingredients in a punch bowl with a block of ice and stir. Garnish with apple slices and orange peel. Cheers!

Posted on December 29, 2017 .

Jolly Ginger Spritz

2 cups Grand Ten Wire Works Gin 

1.5 cups Aperol 

16oz Ginger Kombucha; Urban Farm Fermentory 

4 12oz cans Club Soda 

8 dashes Peychaud's Bitters 

Combine Gin, Aperol, & Kombucha in a pitcher with ice and stir. Pour into tumblers over ice and top with club soda. Garnish with orange wedge

Posted on December 11, 2017 .

John's Tea Dance

1 tea bag each Orange Cream and Peppermint tea
2 oz Town Branch Bourbon
1 small bunch fresh basil

Steep teas in 32 oz of water overnight
Mix bourbon and 8 oz tea pint glass
Fill with ice
Garnish with fresh basil (or orange slice)

Posted on August 24, 2016 .

Cucumber Fennel Fizz

1 English cucumber, peeled and cubed
1/4 oz fresh lime juice
1/2 oz apple cider vinegar, unfiltered
4 ice cubes
1" fresh fennel
1 can club soda or ginger ale
10 frozen blueberries
3 oz Grand Ten Wireworks Gin

Blend all ingredients in a blender, except berries, until smooth and frothy.
Divide into two glasses.
Garnish with berries and fennel fronds.

Posted on July 12, 2016 .

Lil' GLC

2 oz Malfy Gin
3 oz cucumber juice
3 oz lemon juice
3 oz tonic water
Fresh cucumber and lemon slices

Combine all ingredients in a tall cocktail glass
Stir and garnish with fruit slices

Posted on June 18, 2016 .

Lazy Frozen Margarita

1 small Minutemaid Limeade
Blanco tequilla
Triple Sec
Ice

Empty Limeade into blender, fill with ice.
Fill Limeade container 3/4 full with tequilla, 1/4 Triple Sec.
Pour into blender and blend on high.
Drink from blender pitcher!

ALT: Substitute 1/2 the ice with frozen fruit.

Posted on May 29, 2016 .

Henry Clay Mint Julep

2 oz Four Roses Bourbon
8-10 fresh mint leaves
1 teaspoon sugar
crushed ice
soda water
lemon twist

Muddle mint leaves, sugar, and a splash of bourbon in a glass.
Half fill the glass with ice and gently agitate the mixture.
Fill the glass up with ice, add the rest of the bourbon, and top with soda water.
Garnish with a lemon twist and dust with sugar.

#derbyday

Posted on May 7, 2016 .

The Red King

2 oz Grand Ten Wireworks Gin
1 oz Cocchi Americano
3/4 oz grapefruit juice
3/4 oz lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon sugar
2 dashes Peychaud's bitters
1 radish, shredded on a box grater (and some thinly sliced, for garnish) Ice

In a cocktail shaker, muddle the grated radish with the sugar.
Add the remaining ingredients and shake vigorously until chilled, then strain into a double rocks glass with a large ice cube.
Garnish with thinly sliced radishes and serve.

Adapted from The Red Cat, NYC

Posted on April 26, 2016 .

"Beati fumo" di Nonino

1 1/2 oz Amaro Nonino Quintessa
1/2 oz Laphroaig 10 year Scotch Whisky
1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
1/2 oz honey syrup [2:1 honey:water]

Combine ingredients into a cocktail shaker and shake well with ice.
Strain into a chilled coupe, and enjoy!

Posted on March 29, 2016 .