A whiskey made primarily from a corn grain mash, aged in charred oak barrels.
Also known as PX, this is the name of a white Spanish wine grape variety grown in several wine regions in Spain. It is intensely sweet and dark; a dessert sherry.
The most common fruit juice used in cocktails. This citrus juice is about 6% acid; pure citric acid. Lemon juice should be used the day it is squeezed, some like it freshly squeezed and others like it a few hours old.
A filtered juice made from apples. Apples contain malic acid that gives a tart flavor and lingers longer than citric acid.
A root with a spicy taste used as a medicinal ingredient in cocktails, sometimes muddled.
A carbonated soft drink flavoured with ginger. A 'dry' variety is sold with the addition of mint.
Aromatic plants used in cocktails as a garnish or muddled into the liquor to add a light fresh taste. Common in the Mint Julep.
Not the tech giant! A fruit in the rose family most widely known for its juice; allowing it to ferment makes cider, yum!
In cocktails, cherries are sweetened in a brine, like maraschino cherries (marr-ə-SKEE-noh) or in brandy, like brandied cherries. They are usually used as a garnish, muddled into the cocktail, or used simple for their sweetened brine.
Build in the order given in an ice-filled double old-fashioned glass. Top with ginger ale. Stir briefly and add the garnishes. #build #stir #ontherocks