Rested (reposado) tequilas are aged at least 2 months in wooden containers often recycled from bourbon, cognac or wine production.
A top fermented dark beer made with roasted malts and/or brown malts. These are usually higher ABV (7+) and range from flavors of bread to chocolate, coffee, and cream.
Aged ports made from red grapes that are left to age in wooden barrels. These gradually mellow and turn a golden-brown color. Exposure to oxygen through the wood pores imparts a nutty flavor.
A syrup made from the agave tequilana and agave salmiana. It is composed mainly of fructose, which hits the tongue fast and fades. To make an agave syrup that substitutes for simple, for every 100g agave mix 50g water, that will be a 2:1 dilution ratio.
A concentrated aromatic bitters made in Trinidad from water, ethanol, gentian and other herbs and spices; used in many classic cocktails like the Manhattan.
A tree bark spice, commonly used as a grated garnish in cocktails, an ingredient in the cocktail, or floating as a whole piece as a garnish.
Shake all, except the beer, with ice until chilled. Strain into a tall glass filled with ice. Top with the beer and gently stir. Garnish with a pinch of cinnamon sugar. #shake #ontherocks
From Jacques Bezuidenhout.