A young mezcal that has not been aged for more than 2 months.
A variety of sherry characterized by being darker than fino but lighter than oloroso. It starts as a fino, fortified to approximately 13.5% alcohol with a cap of flor yeast limiting its exposure to the air, however becomes an amontillado when the flor fails to develop adequately or is killed by additional fortification. Without the layer of flor, amontillado must then be fortified to approximately 17.5% alcohol to slow oxidation. The drink is slowly exposed to oxygen through porous American or Canadian oak casks, gaining a darker colour and richer flavour. It is named after the Montilla region of Spanin where it originated in the 18th century, however the name is also used commercially as a simple measure of color to label any sherry lying between a fino and an oloroso.
A full flavoured red-colored sweet Italian vermouth. Try it in a Manhattan or Negroni. Often considered the best vermouth, along with Carpano Antica. We treat this like sweet vermouth.
An alcoholic beverage flavored with brewed coffee and sugar. You can make your own, here is a recipe from Serious Eats: First, cold-brew 1/4 cup of fine ground coffee and 1.25 cups water for 12 hours in the fridge. Strain through a filer into a sealable glass jar. Make a simple syrup by combine 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water, bring to a boil to dissolve and let cool. Add the syrup to the mixture, with a vanilla bean and 1.5 cups light rum. Let the mix steep for 3 days, then remove the bean. Bottle your liqueur and enjoy!
Bittermens original combination of cinnamon & spice. Try it with rum-based drinks, and other dark aged spirits.
Stir all ingredients over ice and strain into a cocktail glass. #stir #straight