Beverages and Cocktails, Free Recipes

Apricot Flip

Makes 1 serving Combine the cognac, brandy, simple syrup, and egg white in a cocktail shaker (do not add any ice), and shake until foamy. Add ice to the shaker and shake again until well-chilled. Strain into a chilled coupe glass and garnish with nutmeg.

Beverages and Cocktails

Blood Orange Margarita

If you’re looking for drama, blood orange juice is reliable for lending a burst of color and a pop of flavor to any party. Adjust the sweetness to your preferences with simple syrup, and blend the mixture with ice if you like your margarita frozen. Luckily, there’s no wrong way. […]

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Flavored Syrups for Cocktail Hour with a Twist

Making your own infused simple syrup is fun and easy. You can get creative with a variety of herbs or botanicals. How thick you want your syrup to be determines your water to sugar ratio. The standard ratio for sugar to water is 1:1 but you can always add more […]

Beverages and Cocktails

Old Fashioned

Makes 1 serving To muddle, place the ingredients in the bottom of a mixing glass and, with the muddling stick, smash together the ingredients. Ingredients 1 orange slice 1 brandied cherry Splash simple syrup Dash of angostura bitters 2 oz bourbon or rye whiskey Directions Combine the orange slice, cherry, […]

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Simple Syrup

Keeping a jar of simple syrup in your pantry may seem like a waste of space, but once you have it, you’ll reach for it more than you think. And sure, you can buy a bottle of prepared simple syrup for many dollars, but it’s sort of absurdly easy and […]

Beverages and Cocktails

Whiskey Sour

Makes 1 serving We call it a whiskey sour, but other classic variations may use gin, vodka, or even Amaretto, an Italian liqueur made from the pits of apricot that tastes strongly of almond. Ingredients 2 oz whiskey, gin, vodka, or Amaretto 1 oz fresh lemon juice 1 oz simple […]