Also called Jenever, Dutch gin or Holland gin, this is the oldest type of gin and is still made in the Netherlands, France and Germany. It is mild flavored gin with slight juniper flavor and aroma. usually bottled around 30-35% ABV.
A Piedmontese Moscato wine base Italian amaro infused with cardoon (similar to artichoke) and blessed thistle; 17% ABV. It is aged for six months in new oak and can be substituted for vermouth or sherry in cocktails.
A fruity, rich and sweet vermouth that dates back to 1786. Thought of as a sweet vermouth with added vanilla; great with whiskey. We treat this like sweet vermouth.
A citrus flavored bitters made with grapefruit. Try them in a Gin & Tonic.
A hybrid citrus fruit originating in Barbados as an accidental cross between two introduced species, sweet orange and pomelo. Like other citrus fruits the grapefruit is popular among cocktails for its peel and juice.
Stir all the ingredients over ice, then strain into a coupe. Garnish with a grapefruit twist. #stir #straight
From Toby Cecchini, 2009.