Cocktail Recipes

 

Bee’s Knees  

  • 2 oz Barr Hill Gin
  • 3/4 oz honey simple syrup (1 part honey: 2 parts warm water)
  • 3/4 oz lemon juice
  • Shake all ingredients together and serve up with an orange twist, or on the rocks with sprig of rosemary.
  • Make it a Collins by topping with soda water and garnishing with lemon wedge and rosemary sprig.

 

Old Tom Old Fashioned

  • 2 1/2 oz. Tom Cat Barrel Aged Gin
  • Sugar cube
  • 2 doses of Angostura bitters
  • 1 dash of orange bitters
  • Splash of soda water
  • Muddle together the sugar, bitters, and soda water in a rocks glass. Add ice, Tom Cat, and stir until cold.
  • Garnish with an orange twist and a brandied cherry.

 

Pumpkin Twist

  • 1 oz GLD Pumpkin
  • 1/2 oz KK whiskey
  • 1/4 oz Firelit
  • Gomme to taste
  • Few drops of saline solution
  • Shake over ice, serve on the rocks with long lemon twist.
  • Saline solution is 10:1, water: salt used to brighten and add umami

 

Buena Suerte

  • 1 oz GLD Pumpkin
  • 1 oz Alipus San Juan
  • 1/4 Firelit
  • Dash of piloncillo simple syrup (or gomme)
  • Few drops orange bitters
  • Shake over ice, serve in coupe.  Garnish with fresh sage leaf if you want to get fancy.
  • Make in 1:1 proportions; grate the piloncillo in the food processor .

 

 

Margarita

  • 75 oz fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1 oz Cointreau, triple sec or another orange liqueur
  • 1.5 oz Blanco Tequila, Oaxaca Tequila, Margarita
  • Kosher salt (optional)
  • Add the ingredients to a shaker filled with ice and shake.
  • Strain into a chilled cocktail glass or rocks glass filled with fresh ice.
  • Garnish with a lime wheel.
  • For a slightly sweeter drink, add a dash of agave syrup (one part water, two parts agave nectar) before shaking.

 

Cosmopolitan

  • ½ fluid once WodkaVodka
  • ¼ fluid ounce lime juice
  • ¼ fluid ounce triple sec
  • ¼ fluid ounce cranberry juice
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 lime wedge (garnish)
  • Combine WodkaVodka, lime juice, triple sec and cranberry juice in a cocktail shaker.
  • Add ice, cover and shake until chilled.
  • Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.Caipirinha
  • 1/2 lime, cut into wedges
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 oz Cachaca
  • Fashioned glass, muddle the sugar and lime
  •  Fill with ice and add the cachaça
  • Stir briefly and garnish with a lime wheel if desired