A citrus juice used in many cocktails, both for its sweet and tart taste and its color. Orange juice, unlike lemon and lime, can be kept fresh for days. In a blind taste test, most people liked day-old orange juice.
A common Italian herbal liqueur made from star anise, Mediterranean anise, juniper berry, musk yarrow, lavendar, peppermint, cinnamon and vanilla; 42.3% ABV.
A brand of triple sec produced in France. It is drunk as an aperitif, degestif, and used in cocktails like the margarita; 40% ABV.
The butterfat layer skimmed from the top of milk before homogenization, contains more than 35% milk fat. Also called single/double cream and whipping cream, although these may also add thickening agents making them less useful for mixing in cocktails. This is used as a foaming agent and for fat-washing in cocktails.
Blend everything with 3/4 cup crushed ice until smooth. Fine-strain into a chilled cocktail glass. #blend #straight
From Jose “Joe” Yatco circa 1959.