Commonly found in the Bloody Mary, this is a fibrous vegetable that dont really have much flavor; but great crunch!
Like the pinch of salt in cookies, a couple drops from a 20g salt to 80g water solution in a cocktail will spread the flavors out, pronouncing sweet and/or tart flavours. Test it out in your favorite drink.
A French liqueur made by the Carthusian Monks since 1737 according to the instructions given to them by François Annibal d'Estrées in 1605. It is a distilled alcohol aged with 130 herbs, plants and flowers. The name derived from the monks' Grande Chartreuse monastery in the Chartreuse Mountains. Chartreuse is known to age and improve in the bottle. Green Chartreuse is the original high proof version; 55% ABV.
An alcoholic falernum syrup liqueur with ABV between 11-35 ABV; we chose the most common 11%. Falernum is mainly used in tropical drinks but can also be drank by itself. It usually has flavors of almond, ginger, cloves, vanilla, allspice and lime.
A simple syrup made with pineapple juice. To make yourself combine and dissolve equal parts by mass pineapple juice and syrup. Some sources simply buy pineapples that have been canned in syrup and use the residual syrup.
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.
The driest and lightest of the traditional sherry varieties. They are consumed young and shortly after opening the bottle; within a few hours they start to lose flavor.
A refreshing tasting watery vegetable used in some cocktails like the Gin and Tonic. Some people say cucumbers taste better pickled.
In a shaker tin, muddle the celery, then add the remaining ingredients. Add 3 ice cubes and whip. Prepare a highball glass by wrapping from base to top a cucumber slice. Fill with ice. Strain the mixture into the glass. #muddle #shake #ontherocks
A refreshing cooler from Leo Robitschek.