Reggatta de Blanc
A 16th century yellowish to colorless brandy produced in Peru by distilling fermented grape juice into a high-proof spirit, much like an Eau de vie. Pisco from Peru must be aged for at least 3 months but only in steel vats. They must be distilled to proof, and ABV tends to stay around ~40%
An apple brandy from the Normandy region in France using apples from designated orchards, containing at least 20% local varieties, at least 70% bitter or bittersweet varieties, and no more than 15% sharp varieties. Bottled at a minimum 40% AVB.
A wine made from non-colored grape pulp (skin removed), primarily white grapes.
A Swiss aperitif flavored with gentian roots; 15% ABV. Pablo Picasso depicted a bottle in his collage 'Verre et bouteille de Suze'.
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 vine fruit used to make wine and other spirits. Also used as a garnish or muddled in cocktails.
Stir ingredients over ic until chilled. Strain into an ice-filled old-fashioned glass. Garnish with grapes on a pick. #stir #ontherocks
Created by Simon Difford at the Cabinet Room.