A distilled beverage composed primarily of water and ethanol, sometimes with traces of impurities and flavorings. It can be made from grain, potatoes, rice, beans, beets, fruit or even wood; 40% ABV.
A spirit whose flavor profile revolves around juniper berries. Originally from the Middles Ages, modern gin is a derivative of the Dutch drink jenever (genever). You can make a home-made gin by simply infusing vodka. There are a large number of recipes online.
A syrup made from dissolving granulated sugar (sucrose) in water. Regular simple is made by combining 1:1 sugar:water by mass, rich simple is 2:1 sugar:water by mass although only 1.5 times as sweet as regular. We always use 1:1 syrup unless otherwise noted in the recipe itself.
A citrus juice used in many cocktails, both for its sweet and tart taste and its color. Orange juice, unlike lemon and lime, can be kept fresh for days. In a blind taste test, most people liked day-old orange juice.
A carbonated wine usually from natural fermentation, but increasingly via carbon dioxide injection.
Build vodka, gin and simple syrup in a shaker. Add ice and shake until chilled. Double-strain into a large jug. Add orange juice, then the sparkling wine, preferably cava. Stir briefly and add fresh ice to the jug. Serve in champagne flutes or coupe glasses.
Invented in Valencia in 1959 as a jab at a group of Basque travelers.
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