A whiskey distilled from a grain mash that contains at least 51% rye, a grass and member of the wheat tribe 'Triticeae.'
A whiskey made primarily from a corn grain mash, aged in charred oak barrels.
An Italian bitter aperitif made infusing herbs and fruits in alcohol and water. ABV ranges from 10% to 29% based on country.
The most common fruit juice used in cocktails. This citrus juice is about 6% acid; pure citric acid. Lemon juice should be used the day it is squeezed, some like it freshly squeezed and others like it a few hours old.
A concentrated fruit syrup made from raspberry pulp. Combine 1/2 cup raspberry preserves with 1/2 cup sugar and 1 cup water. Bring to boil, cool, strain and store. You can add some other spices like cardamom pods or cloves during boiling.
A subset of aged (dark) rums that specifically come from Jamaica. These rums are highly regarded for their unusual pot-still funk, necessary for certain classic cocktails.
Shake all the ingredients except the rum with ice, then strain into a double old-fashioned glass over 1 large ice cube. Slowly pour the rum over the back of a spoon to float it on top of the drink. #shake #ontherocks