Latin Quarter

Originally coming from Death and Co. in New York, the Latin Quarter is essentially a twist on the classic Sazerac.  Two ingredients make this one unique, for starters an aged rum is use as the spirit here instead of the classic rye.  However the interesting twist comes from the addition of mole bitters.  Together though…

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Anjeo Old Fashioned

To add to the recent old fashioned variation we posted, the elderfashioned, I decided to make another.  The Anjeo Old Fashioned is similar to exactly what it sounds like, an old fashioned using anjeo tequila. The flavor here is very dependent on the tequila that you use, but is much gentler than if you drink…

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Bufala Negra

If you grew up in an Italian-American home like I did, you’ll find it easy to round up these ingredients for this sweet and herbal cocktail.  It brings back all of the memories of my favorite things: My uncle’s basil garden and my grandmother’s homemade balsamic vinaigrette! 🙂 3 basil leaves 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar…

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Toronto

For those who are looking for an introduction to Fernet Branca, the strongly herbal Italian amaro, the Toronto is a great way to start.  The way that the Angostura and Fernet play together is delightful.  They rye provides a great backbone and the simple syrup make the balance perfect.  This would be perfect for a…

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Hot Brown Derby

2 oz fresh squeezed grapefruit 1 dash of grapefruit extract 1 oz Bulleit rye 1 Tbs of agave 1/2 medium jalapeño For an intense grapefruit flavor, try adding some grapefruit extract in addition to fresh squeezing grapefruit.  This drink is somewhere between a ‘Brown Derby’ and ‘Hot Blooded’… The spiciness of rye and jalapeño take…

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