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 brandy produced in the wine-region surrounding Cognac, France. Cognac must be twice distilled and aged for at least two years in French oak.
Also refered to as French vermouth, these are (usually) colorless vermouths that have not been sweetened, containing less than 4% sugar.
A blend of the Original Combier, V.S.O.P. cognac and Elixir Combier, with ingredients such as aloe, nutmeg, myrrh, cardamom, cinnamon, and saffron.
A colorless eau de vie brandy that has been flavored with or made from pears. You can make it yourself; Google it!
A concentrated aromatic bitters made in Trinidad from water, ethanol, gentian and other herbs and spices; used in many classic cocktails like the Manhattan.
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).
Rinse a rocks glass with absinthe and dump the excess. Stir the remaining ingredients over ice, then strain into the glass. Garnish with a lemon twist. #stir #straight
Named for Johnny Hallyday.