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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.
A popular brand of elderflower liqueur, made with wild elderflowers and based with Eau de vie; 20% ABV.
The most common fruit juice used in cocktails. This citrus juice is about 6% acid; pure citric acid. Lemon juice should be used the day it is squeezed, some like it freshly squeezed and others like it a few hours old.
A tropical fruit, used in many tropical cocktails for its sweet flavor and yellow color. You can either juice a real pineapple, buy pineapple canned in juice (not syrup) or buy pineapple juice in a container.
A young mezcal that has not been aged for more than 2 months.
A vapor column distilled gin that contains no sweetening agents. A common ingredient in many cocktails.
A concentrated aromatic bitters made in Trinidad from water, ethanol, gentian and other herbs and spices; used in many classic cocktails like the Manhattan.
Shake all ingredients with ice until chilled. Strain into a coupe glass. Top with angostura bitters. #shake #straight
A smoky gin sour with elderflower from Leo Robitschek.