Posts tagged American Gin
Fifty Fifty

A lighter take on the classic dry Martini, the Fifty-Fifty is made with equal parts gin and dry vermouth. This is a great evening cocktail, but you can use Lillet Blanc instead of dry vermouth for a refreshing brunch or lunchtime drink.

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The Montenegroni

The Montenegroni is the perfect twist on an iconic cocktail – the Negroni, which this year celebrates its 100th year – and brings to life Amaro Montenegro’s rich and versatile flavour, built up of 40 carefully selected botanicals.

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Brandied Cherries

It’s summertime - seasonal edibles are at peak perfection, lending themselves to divinely inspired food and cocktail recipes. ⁠Today’s recipe came across our plate a few weeks back from a food blogger out of Durham, NC. and we have been gushing over it ever since.

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Basil Spritz

The origins of the spritz are really unknown and finding the real ones, today, it’s not that easy though history says, for what it’s worth, that it’s all about the presence of the Austrian soldiers in the Veneto region; they just “stretched” the regional wine with sparkling water.


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Happy Bastard

The Happy Bastard is a lighter take on its cousin, the Suffering Bastard. This cocktail is designed to be easy drinking, refreshing and light. Both gin and brandy make an appearance with cucumber tonic added for a more refreshing finish. Lemon adds a bright touch of acidity and harmonizes with the botanicals of the gin.  It’s spicy, cooling and tart all at once.

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Dukes Martini

The James Bond martini: "shaken and not stirred" — it’s probably the most famous drink in all pop culture. But for much of his life, Bond’s creator, Ian Fleming, didn’t drink martinis. That all changed when he fell in love with them at the Dukes Hotel bar, located on St. James Street in London, home over the centuries to some of the city’s greatest gentlemen’s clubs, wine merchants and tobacco retailers.

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Last Word

The Last Word was one of the first pre-Prohibition drinks to lead the cocktail revival of the early aughts. Before long, the Last Word was a staple in cocktail bars across the country, revered for its heady balance of sweet, sour and herbal flavors.

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Classic French 75

French 75’s are made with a standard pour of gin and topped with Champagne, so it’s a strong drink in a sparkling dress. In fact, it’s named after the French 75-mm field gun, which was commonly used in World War  I. This cocktail is perfect for the holidays and other celebratory occasions.

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Basil Smash

In the mid-2000s, Germany made a mark on the cocktail map with simple yet deliciously considered drinks, such as the Gin Basil Smash from Jörg Meyer. Try our complex and delicious twist on this modern cocktail with our Apple Eau De Vie.

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Aviation

After being lost for almost a half-century, this sky blue concoction was refurbished to its original glory only within the last decade to the delight of a new generation of bartenders who have since championed this forgotten drink.

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