Rested (reposado) tequilas are aged at least 2 months in wooden containers often recycled from bourbon, cognac or wine production.
A Swiss amaro made with 25 roots and herbs, including bitter orange, gentian, hyssop, rhubarb and wormwood; 28% ABV.
A refreshing tasting watery vegetable used in some cocktails like the Gin and Tonic. Some people say cucumbers taste better pickled.
A sparkling wine produced from grapes grown in Champagne, France. The carbonation is due to secondary fermentation of the wine after it's bottled. For our purposes we treat this the same as Brut and Sparkling Wine.
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).
Muddle the cucumber slices in a mixing glass. Add spirits and ice, then stir and fine-strain into a chilled coupe. Top with Champagne. Garnish with a lemon twist. #muddle #stir #straight