A vine fruit used to make wine and other spirits. Also used as a garnish or muddled in cocktails.
The second most common juice used in cocktails. This citrus juice is about 6% acid; 4% from citric and 2% from malic, with small amounts of succinic acid (this is what gives it a little bloody taste). Lime juice should be used the day it is squeezed, some like it freshly squeezed and others like it a few hours old.
A 16th century yellowish to colorless brandy produced in Peru by distilling fermented grape juice into a high-proof spirit, much like an Eau de vie. Pisco from Peru must be aged for at least 3 months but only in steel vats. They must be distilled to proof, and ABV tends to stay around ~40%
A popular brand of elderflower liqueur, made with wild elderflowers and based with Eau de vie; 20% ABV.
Water into which carbon dioxide gas under pressure has been dissolved, creating a fizzy texture. We treat soda water, club soda, seltzer and sparkling water the same.
Muddle the grapes in a shaker. Add pisco, lime juice, and St-Germain with ice. Shake and strain into an old-fashioned glass filled with ice. Top with club soda. #muddle #shake #ontherocks