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Scotch, is malt whisky or grain whisky made in Scotland. Originally made from malted barley, with the addition of wheat and rye. It must be aged for at least 3 years in oak barrels.
A popular French brand of ginger-flavored liqueur with origins in China; 28% ABV.
Aged ports made from red grapes that are left to age in wooden barrels. These gradually mellow and turn a golden-brown color. Exposure to oxygen through the wood pores imparts a nutty flavor.
A dark French quinquina aperitif wine produced from 85% Bordeaux merlot wines and 15% macerated liqueurs.
A French herbal liqueur, with DOM meaning Deo Optimo Maximo, 'To God, most good, most great.' Made with 27 herbs and spices, many unknown.
Bittermens original combination of cinnamon & spice. Try it with rum-based drinks, and other dark aged spirits.
In cocktails, cherries are sweetened in a brine, like maraschino cherries (marr-ə-SKEE-noh) or in brandy, like brandied cherries. They are usually used as a garnish, muddled into the cocktail, or used simple for their sweetened brine.
Stir all with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with a skewered cherry across the glass. #stir #straight
An expanded riff on the Vieux Carre.