SPOOKTACULAR 3000

2 oz. @cocalerospirit1/4 oz. Gin @beefeatergin_us1/4 oz. White Rum @martirums3 Dashes Orange Bitters1/4 oz. Mint Syrup @cocktailartistsBarspoon Pickle Juice—Stir all together with ice and strain into coupe glass. Top with Applewood smoke.—Happy Halloween! I’m celebrating the holiday with this spooky themed cocktail because in addition to it being Halloween, it’s also the release day for a long awaited game, … More SPOOKTACULAR 3000

DEATH EATER'S CURSE

1 1/2 oz. Gin @beefeatergin_us1 oz. Old Tawny Port2 oz. Pomegranate Juice1/2 oz. Amaro di Toscana1/2 oz. Lemon JuiceBarspoon Simple Syrup1/2 oz. AbsintheActivated Charcoal—Shake together all ingredients except Absinthe and charcoal. Pour into glass. In separate mixing glass, stir together Absinthe, 1 oz. pomegranate juice, and a pinch of charcoal. Add ice to drink and pour … More DEATH EATER'S CURSE

THE MOJITO

The exact origin of this classic refresher is a little more uncertain, but it has been traced back all the way to the 1500s when Sir Francis Drake landed in Havana, Cuba, to sack the city of its gold. His crew was suffering from diseases and it was rumored the natives had medicine to cure … More THE MOJITO

THE DAIQUIRI

This recipe gets a slightly bad rep, due to being associated with the super sweet blended drink often served at restaurants or beach side bars. Although the classic is far from that, and nothing more than rum, sugar, and lime juice. Despite the sweet blended version, the classic recipe is still considered a craft cocktail. … More THE DAIQUIRI

THE MARTINI

Italian immigrant bartender Martini di Arma di Taggia claimed to have invented this classic drink in NYC before World War I. His recipe contained dry gin and dry vermouth, equal parts, and orange bitters. The classic recipe today doesn’t call for equal parts however, it’s more like a 5:1 of gin to vermouth. A Martini is also … More THE MARTINI

CRIMSON DANCER

1 1/2 oz. Mizunara @brokenbarrelwhiskey3/4 oz. Sweet Vermouth1/2 oz. Maraschino Liqueur1/2 oz. @aperolusa2 Tbsp. Coffee Grounds (for drip pour)—Place coffee grounds in filter in pour over. Stir together other ingredients. Place drip pour on top of cocktail glass and strain stirred cocktail through coffee grounds. Let fully drip, drop ice cube in to make that sweet splash … More CRIMSON DANCER

THE MANHATTAN

Popular history suggests this recipe was originally created at the Manhattan Club in NYC in the 1870’s. The Manhattan is almost a sort of Old Fashioned that uses Rye whiskey, sweet vermouth, and bitters. Although Rye is the traditional choice for this recipe, you could also go for a bourbon or blended whiskey of your … More THE MANHATTAN