Slightly sweeter than London Dry gin, but dryer than genever, this 'missing link' gin may or may not be the inspiration for the Tom Collins.
An Italian amaro made with saffron, anise, clove, gentian, orange peel and violet; 32% ABV.
Also refered to as French vermouth, these are (usually) colorless vermouths that have not been sweetened, containing less than 4% sugar.
A colorless eau de vie brandy that has been flavored with or made from pears. You can make it yourself; Google it!
A concentrated aromatic bitters made in Trinidad from water, ethanol, gentian and other herbs and spices; used in many classic cocktails like the Manhattan.
Stir all ingredients over ice, then strain into a coupe. Serve up. #stir #straight
Thomas Wauch, 2009