A concentrated fruit syrup made from lingonberries. You may be able to find it at IKEA.
A rhubarb base Italian amaro lending a bittersweet taste; 30% ABV.
A popular brand of elderflower liqueur, made with wild elderflowers and based with Eau de vie; 20% ABV.
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.
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.
Also called akvavit this 'water of life; is a flavored spirit that is mostly produced in Scandinavia, since the 15th century. It is a grain or potato spirit base, and can be flavored with many herbs and spices. EU laws dictate it must be mostly flavored by caraway or dill. A common brand of caraway aquavit is Linie. You can actually make this yourself (or something very similar) here is a recipe from the book 'Akvavit' by Rasmus Risum-Urth: Toast in a pan: 2g cardamom, 8g pine nuts, 10g caraway, 1.5g cinnamon bark, 0.5g star anise, 2g pink peppercorns. Add spices to 500ml of vodka and sous vide for 2 hours at 60C (or just let steep for a week). Strain off solids and add 1.5L gin.
A yellow citrus fruit. The peel is often used as a garnish while the juice incorporated into the drink for a tart flavor profile (citric acid).
A small berry that is used as a garnish or muddled for its tangy, sour flavor and red color.
Whip all ingredients with 3 ice cubes. Strain into a double rocks glass filled with crushed ice. To garnish, cut the 2 lemon wheels in half and skewer them into a fan, then spear a raspberry on the end. #shake #ontherocks
A tart berry cobbler from Nathan O’Neill.