A rum aged in charred oak barrels that lend their color to the rum. If a recipe calls for this rum it is likely refuring to a darker colored rum with a rich and strong yet smooth flavor. Common varieties come from Jamaica and Haiti.
An Italian aperitif made of bitter orange, gentian, rhubarb and cinchona with other ingredients. Usually 11% ABV.
A sweet, aromatised wine-based quinquina. It is a blend of fortified wine, herbs, spices and quinine; 15% ABV.
A variety of Fino sherry made around the port of Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Spain. In spanish chamomile tea is called manzanilla.
A dark brown or clear chocolate-flavored liqueur made from the cacao seed. Crème refers to the creamy texture, but actually contains no dairy. Usually 20-25% ABV.
Bitters made from the rhubarb plant, having a tart taste.
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 and strain over an ice sphere into a chilled rocks glass. Garnish with an orange twist. #stir #ontherocks
Adapted from Greg Sanderson, Melbourne, Aus.