Hot Toddy

Ingredients:hottoddy

  • 7 ounces hot water
  • 1 1/2 ounces bourbon whiskey
  • 3/4 ounces lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 2 whole star anise
  • 5 cloves
  • Lemon wedge, for garnish

Directions:

In a tall glass mug or cup, combine hot water, bourbon, lemon juice, honey, sugar, anise, and cloves.

Stir together with a spoon until sugar dissolves. Serve with a straw and a wedge of lemon.

 

Moscow Mule

Ingredients:

moscowmule

  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 4 to 6 ounces ginger beer
  • Cucumber and lime for garnish

Directions:

Squeeze lime juice into a Collins glass or moscow mule mug.

Add a handful of ice cubes and 2 ounces of vodka, then fill with ginger beer.

Garnish with lime and cucumber slices.

 

Honeyed French 75

Ingredients:

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  • 2 ounces floral dry gin, such as Hendrick’s
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce honey
  • Brut Champagne or dry sparkling wine, chilled
  • 1 strip lemon peel, for garnish
  • 2 maraschino cherries, for garnish

Directions:

Fill a mixing glass with ice, and add the gin, lemon juice, and honey, stirring to combine and chill.

Add the lemon-gin mixture to a champagne flute or coupe, and top off with sparkling wine, gently stirring a few times to combine.

Twist the lemon peels over each flute so as to spritz the glasses with lemon oil, and add the twists as garnish. Add the cherries to the bottom of the glass, or thread them onto a skewer and add that to the glass as well.

Tuxedo #2

Ingredients:

tuxedo

  • 2 ounces gin, like Plymouth
  • 1 ounce Fino Sherry, like Noilly Prat
  • 1/4 ounce maraschino liqueur
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • Crushed ice
  • Whole ice cubes
  • 3 spritzes absinthe, in a spray bottle
  • Lemon peel
  • Lemon twist, for garnish

Directions:

Egy nagy keverőpohárba vagy shakerbe keverjük össze a gint, vermuthot, a maraschino likőrt, narancslevet és a zúzott jeget. A tetejére tegyük az egész jégkockákat, majd keverjük addig, amíg teljesen le nem hűlt.

Spricceljük vagy öblítsük a poharat kevés absinthe-tal. Csavarjuk ki a citrom héját a pohár felett úgy, hogy az értékes citrus olajak a pohárban landoljanak. Töltsük fel a poharat a meglévő itallal és díszítsük a citromhéj spirállal.

Old Fashioned

Ingredients:

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  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • Ice
  • 1/2 teaspoon water
  • 1 twist of lemon peel

Directions:

In a whiskey glass, add sugar and bitters. Add bourbon and stir with a small barspoon until sugar dissolves. Fill glass with ice and a splash of water. Stir once more and garnish with a lemon peel twist.