Whiskey Cocktail, Irish
In gaelic, uisce betha, or 'water of life' was used to describe such drinks in the Middle Ages. This malted grain whiskey must be produced on the island of Ireland.
Jean-Baptiste's 19th century Elixir, comprised of herbs, plants, and spices from France's Loire Valley, Africa, India, and SE Asia; including aloe, nutmeg, myrrh, cardamom, cinnamon and saffron. The recipe was unearthed from Combier's 177-year-old archives, after being discontinued for decades. Each bottle is individually numbered.
A liqueur distilled from Marasca cherries, that grow along the Dalmatian coast.
A distilled, highly alcoholic (45-75% ABV), anise-flavored beverage derived from botanicals like wormwood, green anise, fennel, hyssop, melissa and other herbs. Technically a spirit, as it is not bottled with sugar. The green fairy.
A bitters made from Seville oranges, cardamom, caraway seed, coriander and burnt sugar.
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.
An orange colored citrus fruit. Many types of orange make an appearance in cocktails. The peel and juice are equally valuable to diverse cocktails.
Add all ingredients to a mixing glass. Fill with ice and stir until chilled. Strain the mix into a cocktail glass. Twist an orange peel to express; discard the peel. #stir #straight
Inspired by Jerry Thomas’ The Bar-Tenders’ Guide, 1876.