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 distilled, highly alcoholic (45-75% ABV), anise-flavored beverage derived from botanicals like wormwood, green anise, fennel, hyssop, melissa and other herbs. Technically a spirit, as it is not bottled with sugar. The green fairy.
A sweet, banana flavored liqueur usually around 17-25% ABV.
Crème de Cacao White is a clear liqueur with a milk chocolate flavor, underpinned by faint vanilla and apricot tones.
A fortified wine made in the Madeira Islands off the Portugese coast. It is produced in a variety of styles from dry aperitif to sweet dessert wines.
One of the best selling Italian amari, made using 40 herbs including vanilla and orange peel; 23% ABV.
In gaelic, uisce betha, or 'water of life' was used to describe such drinks in the Middle Ages. This malted grain whiskey must be produced on the island of Ireland.
An orange colored citrus fruit. Many types of orange make an appearance in cocktails. The peel and juice are equally valuable to diverse cocktails.
Stir with ice, then strain into an old fashioned glass over 1 large cube. Express an orange peel over the drink then discard. #stir #ontherocks