The Jump Off
One of the best selling Italian amari, made using 40 herbs including vanilla and orange peel; 23% ABV.
Also called Jenever, Dutch gin or Holland gin, this is the oldest type of gin and is still made in the Netherlands, France and Germany. It is mild flavored gin with slight juniper flavor and aroma. usually bottled around 30-35% ABV.
A brand of triple sec produced in France. It is drunk as an aperitif, degestif, and used in cocktails like the margarita; 40% ABV.
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 fruit that grows on the vine of the passion flower, native to brazil. Used for its tart taste and crunchy seeds.
A hybrid citrus fruit originating in Barbados as an accidental cross between two introduced species, sweet orange and pomelo. Like other citrus fruits the grapefruit is popular among cocktails for its peel and juice.
Shake all ingredients with ice until chilled. Strain into a chilled coupe glass. Express a grapefruit peel over the surface; discard the peel. #shake #straight
From John Parra, Fox Bar, North Carolina.