A gin distilled in Plymouth, England. It is less dry than the more common London Dry gin, mainly due to more root ingredients that soften the juniper flavor.
A popular brand of elderflower liqueur, made with wild elderflowers and based with Eau de vie; 20% ABV.
An American version of a violet liqueur with added ingredients, made from parma violet petals with blackberries, raspberries, strawberries, cassis, honey, orange peel and vanilla. Often thought of as a good violette liqueur substitute but the two differ grately.
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 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.
Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a port or nick and nora glass. #shake #straight
Created by Brian Miller, 2009.