Peat is a dried soil from peatlands, bogs, mires, moors and muskegs. In Scotland, peat fires are used to dry the malted barley, giving the whiskey a smoky flavor.
A cherry liqueur made by the Combier distillery in France. Made with morello and guignes cherries, invented in 1632 by Mother Gautron of the Benedictine Abbey. It is less sweet and heavy compared to other cherry liqueurs; 17% ABV.
A bittersweet Italian amaro made from 13 herbs and plants, but predominantly artichoke (Cynara Scolymus). Drunk as an aperitif and digestif, it has an ABV of 16.5%.
'Point and a half' this Italian bittersweet vermouth (chinato vermouth) dates to around 1867 and is simultaneously amongst the bitterest and sweetest of vermouths. It can be used as a substitute for rosso (Italian red) vermouths in most cases, but can also be thought of as an intersting sub for dry vermouth.
An orange colored citrus fruit. Many types of orange make an appearance in cocktails. The peel and juice are equally valuable to diverse cocktails.
Combine ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and stir. Strain over a large cube and garnish with an orange peel. #stir #ontherocks
From Tommy Klus, Portland, OR.