RECIPE: Lizz’o the Irish

1.5 oz Dead Rabbit Irish Whiskey 1 oz Absolut Juice Apple Vodka 2 lemon slices 6 blackberries (fresh or frozen) 4 sage leaves Drizzle of honey Ginger ale to top (about 2-3 oz) Drizzle honey around interior of serving glass.  Combine whiskey, vodka, lemon, berries & sage in a shaker & muddle with ice. (ProContinue reading “RECIPE: Lizz’o the Irish”

RECIPE: Ed’s Secret Shame

1.5  oz cognac (we used Hennessy) .75 oz June Taylor’s Bergamot, Pink Peppercorn & Rose Geranium syrup Juice of 1/2 a lemon 1 egg white (use pasteurized for the safest option) Brut Champagne or Sparking wine Put first 4 ingredients in a cocktail shaker without ice (dry shaking) and shake until egg white has emulsified. Continue reading “RECIPE: Ed’s Secret Shame”

RECIPE: Simple Syrup

1 cup water 1 cup sugar We’ve brought up simple syrup a couple times, but the only recipe we’ve given in the past was for a specific flavored syrup. Here is a general recipe for how to do a basic, unflavored simple syrup. You can play around with your own flavor combinations by adding flavorsContinue reading “RECIPE: Simple Syrup”

RECIPE: Rheeming Dickerson

2 oz Pendelton Whiskey 1 tsp simple syrup 1 tsp lemon juice 2 oz Black cherry juice Soda water to top Fill pint glass (or mason jar!) with ice, add all ingredients other then soda & stir. Top with soda. Garnish with bar cherries or a lemon wedge.

RECIPE: Voodoo Yass Queen!

Pour 2oz honey infused tequila into a pint glass filled with ice. Top with matcha lemonade and enjoy! Honey Tequila Pour 1/4 cup honey into a pint sized mason jar.  Top with your favorite silver tequila (we used Espolon Blanco) and seal. Store for a minimum of 5 days while giving it a little shakeContinue reading “RECIPE: Voodoo Yass Queen!”

RECIPE: Macomb Smokeshow

3 oz gin 1/2 oz fresh lime juice 1/2 oz smoked rosemary trash cordial (see below) Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake until well chilled.  Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.  (For a smokier flavor, smoke your glass – instructions below) Smoked Rosemary Trash Cordial 1 cup leftover white wine 2 limesContinue reading “RECIPE: Macomb Smokeshow”

RECIPE: Crazy Caity Rae’s Whipped Shortbread

3/4 c softened butter 7 tbsp confectioners sugar 1 cup + 2 tbsp all purpose flour 6 tbsp cornstarch 2 tsp almond extract 1 tsp ground cardamom (optional) 1 c semisweet chocolate In a medium bowl, cream sugar and room temperature butter for approximately 4 minutes. Add almond extract & optional cardamom. Sift flour &Continue reading “RECIPE: Crazy Caity Rae’s Whipped Shortbread”

RECIPE: Cait’s First Coquito

Cait’s first attempt at Coquito. A work in progress, we may need to tweak the recipe in the future (more alcohol, etc.). 1 1/2 cups dark spiced rum 2 cinnamon sticks 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk 1 (15 oz) can cream of coconut  1 (13.5 oz) can coconut milk 4 oz evaporated milkContinue reading “RECIPE: Cait’s First Coquito”

RECIPE: Blessed Sacre-Mintini

2 oz Godiva White Chocolate Liqueur 1.5 oz Smirnoff peppermint vodka 1.5 oz Creme de Cacao (use the clear variety unless you want a weird colored drink) 1 oz heavy cream Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake aggressively and strain into a garnished martini glass.  We used white chocolate syrup withContinue reading “RECIPE: Blessed Sacre-Mintini”