A whiskey made primarily from a corn grain mash, aged in charred oak barrels.
A fortified wine made in the Madeira Islands off the Portugese coast. It is produced in a variety of styles from dry aperitif to sweet dessert wines.
An American version of a violet liqueur with added ingredients, made from parma violet petals with blackberries, raspberries, strawberries, cassis, honey, orange peel and vanilla. Often thought of as a good violette liqueur substitute but the two differ grately.
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.
Shake with ice and fine-strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with a brandied cherry. #shake #straight
Created in 2013 to serve for dinner at McCrady’s, Sean Brocks restaurant in Charleston, SC.