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Also refered to as French vermouth, these are (usually) colorless vermouths that have not been sweetened, containing less than 4% sugar.
A gin that contains no sweetening agents; usually around 40% ABV. Try Monkey 47.
A liqueur distilled from Marasca cherries, that grow along the Dalmatian coast.
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 gentian-base aromatic bitters similar to Angostura but with a lighter body, sweeter taste and more floral aroma. A common component of the Sazerac.
Often seen in concentrate form with other ingredients like water or sugar. Used for its sweet and tart flavor and deep, deep (it will stain your fingers) red color.
In cocktails, cherries are sweetened in a brine, like maraschino cherries (marr-ə-SKEE-noh) or in brandy, like brandied cherries. They are usually used as a garnish, muddled into the cocktail, or used simple for their sweetened brine.
Stir ingredients, except cherry juice, over ice. Strain into a chilled coupe. Add dash of maraschino cherry juice for a blood effect. Garnish with a cherry. #stir #straight
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