A type of rum made from cane juice rather than cane molasses. Rhum agricole originated in the French Caribbean islands. The dark varieties have been aged in charred oak, lending their color to the rums.
'Water of life' this is a clear and light, unaged fruit brandy (but not from grapes) produced by fermentation and double distillation.
A common Italian herbal liqueur made from star anise, Mediterranean anise, juniper berry, musk yarrow, lavendar, peppermint, cinnamon and vanilla; 42.3% ABV.
A sweetened liqueur made from passion fruit produced in France and Brazil; 14-19% ABV.
The second most common juice used in cocktails. This citrus juice is about 6% acid; 4% from citric and 2% from malic, with small amounts of succinic acid (this is what gives it a little bloody taste). Lime juice should be used the day it is squeezed, some like it freshly squeezed and others like it a few hours old.
A syrup made from dissolving granulated sugar (sucrose) in water. Regular simple is made by combining 1:1 sugar:water by mass, rich simple is 2:1 sugar:water by mass although only 1.5 times as sweet as regular. We always use 1:1 syrup unless otherwise noted in the recipe itself.
Shake all the ingredients with ice, then double strain into a chilled coupe. #shake #straight