Posts tagged ‘recipes’

August 5, 2011

Cucumber Mint Martini

Ingredients
1 cup chopped cucumber, peeled and deseeded
6 sprigs mint
3 oz. dry gin
1 oz. Cointreau
2 Tablespoons simple syrup
2 oz. soda

Method
In cocktail shaker:
Muddle cucumber and 4 mint sprigs
Add gin, Cointreau, simple syrup and soda
Shake vigorously
Strain into a chilled martini glass
Garnish with mint sprig

Variations
Substitute triple sec for Cointreau, add 1 Tablespoon simple syrup

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July 23, 2011

Sweet Corn & Basil Mojito

Ingredients

1 Tablespoon whole sweet corn kernels, cooked

1 Tablespoon simple syrup

5 leaves fresh basil

3 drops Bittercube Bitters Jamaica #1

3 oz. rum

Soda to fill

Method

Roughly chop basil

Place in a Collins glass with simple syrup and sweet corn kernels

Add ice and bitters

Add rum, top with soda

Sweet Corn & Basil Mojito

June 15, 2011

Ruddy Radish

Bloody Mary made with radish infused gin. Ideal for a morning on the patio in early summer.

Ingredients

2 oz. radish infused gin

5oz. tomato juice

4-8 splashes of Worcestershire sauce

4-8 splashes of hot sauce

1 teaspoon brine

pinch black pepper

pinch smoked salt

1 pickled ramp

1 asparagus spear, blanched

Method

Mix liquid ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice.

Strain chilled ingredients into a Collins glass filled with ice

Place asparagus spear and ramp in glass

Garnish with salt, pepper

Variations

*Rim glass with celery salt

Ruddy Mary

June 12, 2011

Rosemary Citrus Martini

Ingredients

1 part Rosemary Vodka

2 part sparkling lemonade

Twist of lemon

Sprig rosemary

Method

Gently mix vodka and lemonade in a shaker over ice

Strain into chilled martini glass

Garnish with twist of lemon wrapped around rosemary sprig

Variation:

*Rim glass with sugar

*If you don’t have sparkling lemonade, mix juice of 1/2 lemon with sparkling water and 1/2 teaspoon sugar

Rosemary Citrus Martini

June 7, 2011

Rhubarbellini

A refreshing summertime drink inspired by the Bellini, the classic mixture of peach puree and sparkling wine. Also serves as great gluten free alternative to a shandy, beer mixed with lemonade.

Ingredients

1 part Rhubarb Simple Syrup

3 parts hard cider

Method

Pour all ingredients over ice in a Collins glass

Variations

*Rim the glass with sugar and serve with a thin rhubarb stalk

Rhubarb Bellini

Rhubarbellini

June 7, 2011

Rhubarb Wine Spritzer

Ingredients
1 part Vinho Verde
1 part Rhubarb Simple Syrup
2 parts sparkling water

Method
Mix all ingredients in a large Collins glass over ice.

Rhubarb & Wine Spritzer

Rhubarb & Vinho Verde Spritzer