Palmetto

2 oz Panama-Pacific 9 Rum 1 oz Italian vermouth 2 dashes Angostura bitters Stir with ice and strain into a cocktail glass, garnish with an orange zest. There’s not much to say about the Palmetto. Except to say it’s delicious and mysteriously absent from most cocktail menus. If you…

La Rosa Prieta

From Spitz Little Tokyo in Los Angeles 2 oz Don Amado Rustico Mezcal 3/4 0z St-Germain elderflower liqueur 1/2 oz lime juice 1/2 oz Simple syrup (1 to 1) 2 oz grapefruit juice 1 lime squeeze Shake and strain into an ice-filled Collins glass. Garnish…

Sangrita by Jay Silverman, AGAVE NYC

Makes 1 quart. 3 cups fresh tomato juice If you have nice summer tomatoes just puree them whole, and strain. if not just use good quality tomato juice (Sacramento works well) 1 cup fresh orange juice Juice of 3-4 limes 1 tbs. Worcestershire 1 tsp.…

Bitters Cocktails

Eva Peron 1 ounce Fernet VALLET 1 ounce Carpano Antica sweet vermouth 1 ounce King’s Ginger liqueur 1 ounce fresh lime juice 1 ounce ginger beer — Lime wheel, for garnish   Instructions: Combine the Fernet, vermouth ginger liqueur and lime juice in a cocktail shaker. Add ice;…

Tequila Cocktails

Ulua Sunrise This is a drink for those who loves sweet stuff! If you like it less sweet maybe 1/4th Kahlúa Coffee cream is better. The crema de mezcal gives a real nice touch to this. My impression of Kahlúa Coffee Cream is good, its…

Bourbon Cocktails

Brown Derby This is a classic cocktail recipe from the 1930’s. It is served today by Jeff Lauer at Park Tavern in San Francisco, California. 2 ounces Cyrus Noble bourbon 1 ounce fresh grapefruit juice 1/2 ounce honey Shake over ice, and double strain into…