A young mezcal that has not been aged for more than 2 months.
A variety of Fino sherry made around the port of Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Spain. In spanish chamomile tea is called manzanilla.
A sweet dark red blackcurrant liqueur. Consumed as a digestif or in cocktails like the Kir; 15% ABV.
An ingredient used in phosphate sodas produced in the 50s, you can buy this in concentrated amounts to get a similar mouth feel (tingly) in your cocktails. This is diluted phosphoric acid, it’s made with salts of calcium, magnesium and potassium. The solution has a pH between 2.0 and 2.2; about the same as lime juice.
Like the pinch of salt in cookies, a couple drops from a 20g salt to 80g water solution in a cocktail will spread the flavors out, pronouncing sweet and/or tart flavours. Test it out in your favorite drink.
A yellow citrus fruit. The peel is often used as a garnish while the juice incorporated into the drink for a tart flavor profile (citric acid).
Add all to a mixing glass with ice. Stir and strain into a nick and nora. Garnish with a small lemon twist. #stir #straight