Rested (reposado) tequilas are aged at least 2 months in wooden containers often recycled from bourbon, cognac or wine production.
A fruit brandy made from the distillation of apple cider, these differ from the colorless eau de vie brandy in that apple brandies are usually aged in wood or colored in some way.
A rhubarb base Italian amaro lending a bittersweet taste; 30% ABV.
A liqueur made from stalks of the rhubarb plant. Usually has a sweet, tart flavor like some berries.
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.
A concentrated fruit syrup made from raspberry pulp. Combine 1/2 cup raspberry preserves with 1/2 cup sugar and 1 cup water. Bring to boil, cool, strain and store. You can add some other spices like cardamom pods or cloves during boiling.
Shake all the ingredients with ice, then double strain into a chilled coupe. #shake #straight