parisian sour

2 oz Louis Royer Force 53 Cognac (Camus VS)3/4 oz Dolin Blanc Vermouth1/2 oz Lemon Juice1/2 oz Cane Syrup (Simple Syrup)1 Egg White Shake once without ice and once with ice, strain into a cocktail coupe, and garnish with chocolate…

sfumato swizzle

1 1/2 oz Sfumato Rabarbaro Amaro1 oz Pineapple Juice3/4 oz Lime Juice1/2 oz Doctor Bird Jamaican Rum (Smith & Cross)1/2 oz Falernum (Velvet)1/2 oz Giffard Banane du Bresil Build in a Collins glass, fill with crushed ice, swizzle to mix…

new yorleanian

1 oz Rye Whiskey (Rittenhouse Bonded)1 oz Laird’s Apple Brandy (Laird’s Bonded)1/2 oz Benedictine1/2 oz Punt e Mes2 dash Peychaud’s Bitters2 dash Absinthe (1/3 bsp St. George) Stir with ice, strain into a cocktail glass, and garnish with a cherry.…

this one goes out…

1 oz Campari3/4 oz Blanco Tequila (Cimarron)3/4 oz Mezcal (Fidencio)1/2 oz Salers Gentian Liqueur (Suze)1/2 oz Cocchi Americano1/2 oz Lemon Juice1/2 oz Simple Syrup1 Egg White Shake once without ice and once with ice, strain into a glass (single old…

guillotine

1 oz Mezcal (Fidencio)3/4 oz Blended Scotch (Famous Grouse)1/4 oz Giffard Banane du Bresil1/4 oz Honey Syrup Stir with ice, strain into a Snifter glass with an ice cube, and garnish with oil from a lemon twist. For a nightcap…

leaving manhattan

2 oz Bourbon (Four Roses)1/2 oz Punt e Mes1/4 oz Crème de Cacao (Tempus Fugit)1/4 oz Lapsang Souchoung Tea Syrup (*)2 dash Orange Bitters (Regan’s) Stir with ice, strain into a cocktail glass, and garnish with an orange twist.(*) A…

knife to a gun fight

1 3/4 oz Bourbon (Old Grand-Dad Bonded)3/4 oz Aperol1/2 oz Zucca (Sfumato) Stir with ice, and strain into a double old fashioned glass rinsed with Laphroaig 10 Year Scotch and containing a large ice cube. Two Thursdays ago, I got…

fort york

45 mL Rye Whiskey (1 1/2 oz Old Overholt)15 mL Fernet Branca (1/2 oz)30 mL Lime Juice (3/4 oz)20 mL Orgeat (3/4 oz)Mint Leaves (8 leaf) Shake with ice, strain into a cocktail coupe, and garnish with a mint sprig.…

chain smoker

2 oz Mezcal (Fidencio)3/4 oz Dry Vermouth (Noilly Prat)1/4 oz Zucca Rabarbaro (Sfumato)2 dash Cocktail Punk Smoked Orange Bitters (Angostura Orange) Stir with ice, strain into a rocks glass, and garnish with a flamed orange twist. Two Tuesdays ago, I…