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by Tran Bronstein
October 19th, 2020, 2:03 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE PASSION "YUZU" GIMLET Yuzu is one of the most expensive and difficult to acquire cocktail ingredients ever. Fortunately, there's a way to mimic that unique citrus flavor for a cocktail: PASSION "YUZU" GIMLET Spirits: 2 Gin [/b] Liqueurs: 1 part Passion Fruit liqueur [/b] Fr...
by Tran Bronstein
October 18th, 2020, 5:50 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE WHISKERS I just picked up a bottle of Portuguese Passion Fruit liqueur so I thought I'd take a crack at using it in a fresh sour cocktail: WHISKERS Spirits: 1 part Gin [/b] Liqueurs: .5 parts Passion Fruit liqueur (original calls for Orange liqueur) [/b] Fruit: 1 Lemon [/b]...
by Tran Bronstein
October 18th, 2020, 5:38 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE PIMM'S NO. 3 CUP -- A COPYCAT RECIPE COCKTAIL So it's time for another variation of the Pimm's Cup and this time I decided to try the Rum variation: PIMM'S CUP NO. 3 Spirits: 1 part Rum; 1 part Port (Ruby, Tawny or Vintage) [/b] Liqueurs: .5 parts Grand Marnier, Cointreau, ...
by Tran Bronstein
October 18th, 2020, 5:29 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE CHOCOLATE BOULEVARDIER So my friends have a bottle of chocolate bitters and had no idea what to do with them. So I did some research and found this chocolate tinged cocktail that is just perfect: CHOCOLATE BOULEVARDIER Spirits: 1 part Bourbon or Canadian Whisky [/b] Liqueur...
by Tran Bronstein
October 15th, 2020, 5:52 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE PIMM'S NO. 2 CUP -- A COPYCAT RECIPE COCKTAIL A couple of years ago when I first started getting into wine, a friend made me a Pimm's Cup cocktail which I'd never had before and enjoyed. Turns out it's one of the most researched copycat recipes on the Internet so I decided ...
by Tran Bronstein
October 14th, 2020, 12:48 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE ORANGE SARATOGA This cocktail is a riff on a riff of a classic. Let's see how this twice updated take on a Sidecar holds up: ORANGE SARATOGA Spirits: None (original calls for 2 parts Brandy) Liqueurs: 2 parts Grand Marnier, Cointreau, Curacao, Triple Sec or other orange liq...
by Tran Bronstein
October 13th, 2020, 1:20 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE GOLDEN LOTUS This cocktail contains a highly unusual and uncommon ingredient for a sour cocktail -- salt. As we'll see, it's a make or break proposition for cocktail lovers: GOLDEN LOTUS Spirits: 1 Gin [/b] Liqueurs: 1 part Suze or other Gentian liqueur; 1 part Grand Marnie...
by Tran Bronstein
October 12th, 2020, 2:04 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE MILLIONAIRE I've previously made the Billionaire cocktail here on the thread so it's only fair that I make the prequel cocktail, the much more modest, humble and austere mere Millionaire. I made it twice over the weekend: MILLIONAIRE Spirits: 1 part Bourbon; 1 part Canadian...
by Tran Bronstein
October 9th, 2020, 1:56 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE EPONINE COLLINS Here's a complex and extremely tasty take on a classic Tom Collins called the Eponine Collins that is well worth the extra time and ingredients: EPONINE COLLINS Spirits: 1.5 parts Gin [/b] Liqueurs: .5 parts Suze or other Gentian liqueur [/b] Fruit: .5 parts...
by Tran Bronstein
October 8th, 2020, 11:30 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE SCOFFLAW Here's a nice take on a Bourbon Sour called the Scofflaw: SCOFFLAW Spirits: 1 part Bourbon; 1 part Canadian Whisky (original calls for 2 parts Bourbon) [/b] Liqueurs: None Fruit: .5 Lemon [/b] Sweets: .25 Grenadine (I used real pomegranate molasses) [/b] Bitters: 1...
by Tran Bronstein
October 6th, 2020, 6:42 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE ALMOST FAMOUS Here's a bitter Rum cocktail which I often don't come across: ALMOST FAMOUS Spirits: 1 Rum [/b] Liqueurs: 1 Chartreuse (Green or Yellow), Strega or other herbal liqueur [/b] Fruit: 1 Lime [/b] Sweets: None Bitters: 1 part Campari, Aperol, Antico Ross or other ...
by Tran Bronstein
October 6th, 2020, 4:53 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE ST. STEPHEN'S SOUR Saw this on Steve the Bartender's YouTube channel earlier this year. Interesting finding a Brandy cocktail with orgeat so I am giving it a try: ST. STEPHEN'S SOUR Spirits: 1 part Rum; 1 part Brandy [/b] Liqueurs: None Fruit: 1 Lemon [/b] Sweets: 1 Orgeat ...
by Tran Bronstein
October 5th, 2020, 5:47 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE ALMOST FAMOUS Here's a bitter Rum cocktail which I often don't come across: ALMOST FAMOUS Spirits: 1 Rum [/b] Liqueurs: 1 Chartreuse (Green or Yellow), Strega or other herbal liqueur [/b] Fruit: 1 Lime [/b] Sweets: None Bitters: 1 part Campari, Aperol, Antico Ross or other ...
by Tran Bronstein
October 5th, 2020, 2:33 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE GENTLEMAN Here's a Bourbon cocktail with a unique addition of bitter components: GENTLEMAN Spirits: 2 parts Bourbon or Canadian Whisky [/b] Liqueurs: None Fruit: .75 part Lemon [/b] Sweets: .25 Simple syrup [/b] Bitters: 1.5 parts Campari, Aperol, Antico Ross or other bitte...
by Tran Bronstein
October 5th, 2020, 2:24 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE BEE'S BREAKFAST A friend casually asked me if there were any cocktails made with yogurt. I looked it up and made this one for us: BEE'S BREAKFAST Spirits: 2 parts Gin [/b] Liqueurs: None Fruit: .75 part Lemon; 5 Raspberries or 3-4 small Strawberries (I used strawberries) [/...
by Tran Bronstein
October 5th, 2020, 2:00 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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Kris Patten wrote:
October 4th, 2020, 9:45 pm
My latest fall cocktail...

2.5 oz. Bourbon/Rye...generally 4R Single Barrel or Saz Rye

2 oz. Carpano Antica or Punt e Mes

1 oz. Cherry Rocher

Top with ice....and sometimes soda water.
Nice. I believe this is the Red Hook cocktail.
by Tran Bronstein
October 2nd, 2020, 6:10 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE ALMOND CRUSTA So I came across this cocktail recipe in an unusual way -- it was a thread reply on a YouTube channel dealing with cocktails after I gushed over how much I enjoyed the Brandy Crusta. And so ALMOND CRUSTA Spirits: 1 part Brandy; .5 parts Gin [/b] Liqueurs: None...
by Tran Bronstein
October 1st, 2020, 1:07 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE ARIANCELLO SIDECAR Well I dissed the Sidecar last time as unexciting but I have all this citrus infused Italian style cello liqueurs including orange, so why not make a classic Sidecar with them and see what turns out: ARIANCELLO SIDECAR Spirits: 2 parts Brandy [/b] Liqueur...
by Tran Bronstein
September 30th, 2020, 7:35 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE BRANDY CRUSTA Here's a more sophisticated upscaled version of the classic Sidecar: BRANDY CRUSTA Spirits: 2 parts Brandy [/b] Liqueurs: .5 parts Orange liqueur (I use my homemade Mandarinocello); .5 parts Maraschino [/b] Fruit: .5 parts Lemon [/b] Sweets: None Bitters: A fe...
by Tran Bronstein
September 27th, 2020, 4:42 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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scamhi wrote:
September 27th, 2020, 2:52 pm
tonight's cocktail
2oz blanco tequila
1 oz fresh lime juice
1/2oz small hand gum syrup
Shaken with ice poured over fresh ice and topped off with Fever tree grapefruit tonic.
Delicious
A Paloma! Nice! [cheers.gif]
by Tran Bronstein
September 27th, 2020, 2:41 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: TROPICAL NEGRONI: AN ORIGINAL COCKTAIL Here's a twist on a classic Negroni giving up the requisite Vermouth for a trio of more interesting ingredients: TROPICAL NEGRONI Spirits: 2 parts Oak-aged Gin [/b] Liqueurs: 1 part Midori; 1 part Grapefruit Liqueur (I use my homemade Pome...
by Tran Bronstein
September 27th, 2020, 2:08 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE CALI BY WAY OF JAPAN: AN ORIGINAL COCKTAIL Here's a more tropical variation of my original Midori Agrumento that forgoes the Gin for a bit of sweet Vermouth and more of the Pomelocello for something much more tropical: CALI BY WAY OF JAPAN Spirits: None Liqueurs: 1 part Mid...
by Tran Bronstein
September 25th, 2020, 8:02 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE LOST LAKE I just caught this one on the Educated Barfly so I decided to make it: LOST LAKE Spirits: 2 Rum [/b] Liqueurs: .25 Maraschino [/b] Fruit: .75 lime; .5 Pineapple; .75 Passionfruit [/b] Sweets: None Bitters: .25 parts Campari, Aperol, Rosso Antico or other red bitte...
by Tran Bronstein
September 25th, 2020, 2:10 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE FRENCH RIVIERA You say you want a sweet cocktail? A REALLY sweet cocktail? Oh wait, you didn't? Well, surprisingly, neither did I but we're all getting one anyway because that's what I ended up making. Have those insulin pills on standby: FRENCH RIVIERA Spirits: 1.5 parts B...
by Tran Bronstein
September 25th, 2020, 1:49 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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Andrew Kotowski wrote:
September 24th, 2020, 5:56 pm
Man, that feels reallllly sweet.
Surprisingly not. Keep in mind, there is no added simple syrup or other sweetener and it really doesn't need any. There is definitely some sweetness but not a lot. My next cocktail, however, is another matter entirely...
by Tran Bronstein
September 24th, 2020, 5:16 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE LOST LAKE I just caught this one on the Educated Barfly so I decided to make it: LOST LAKE Spirits: 2 Rum [/b] Liqueurs: .25 Maraschino [/b] Fruit: .75 lime; .5 Pineapple; .75 Passionfruit [/b] Sweets: None Bitters: .25 parts Campari, Aperol, Rosso Antico or other red bitte...
by Tran Bronstein
September 20th, 2020, 8:27 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE CANADIAN BOULEVARDIER I've always wanted to try a Boulevardier and gave it a twist with Canadian Whisky tonight: CANADIAN BOULEVARDIER Spirits: 1 part Canadian Whisky [/b] Liqueurs: None Fruit: None Sweets: None Bitters: 1 part Vermouth; 1 part Campari, Aperol, Rosso Antico...
by Tran Bronstein
September 20th, 2020, 8:01 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE MIDORI AGRUMENTO: AN ORIGINAL COCKTAIL I decided to make an original cocktail using the Pomelocello grapefruit infusion from my thread on Italian Cello Infusions over on Epicurean Exploits: MIDORI AGRUMENTO Spirits: 2 Gin [/b] Liqueurs: 1 part Midori; 1 part Grapefruit liqu...
by Tran Bronstein
September 18th, 2020, 9:43 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE BREAKFAST MARTINI I've never been one for Martinis but this was honestly more of a sour than a Martini so I gave it a try: BREAKFAST MARTINI Spirits: 1.75 Gin [/b] Liqueurs: .5 parts Grand Marnier (I used my homemade Pineapple Marnier) [/b] Fruit: .5 Lemon; 1 tsp marmalade,...
by Tran Bronstein
September 16th, 2020, 6:54 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: A RED CAR NAMED DESIRE It occurred to me that I had yet to try a single Ancestral style cocktail that only required booze so I decided to give one a crack tonight and The Educated Barfly just happened to post a new one today so I tried it: A RED CAR NAMED DESIRE Spirits: .5 par...
by Tran Bronstein
September 14th, 2020, 5:05 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: PLAUSIBLE DENIABILITY Been a while since I've done a Scotch cocktail. Here's a new one to try: PLAUSIBLE DENIABILITY Spirits: 1.5 parts Scotch whisky [/b] Liqueurs: 1 part Drambruie [/b] Fruit: 1 part Lime [/b] Sweets: None Bitters: .5 Campari, Aperol, Rosso Antico or other red...
by Tran Bronstein
September 13th, 2020, 4:03 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE STYGIAN MOJITO Here's an interesting variation on the classic Mojito made better by the simple addition of one choice ingredient: STYGIAN MOJITO Spirits: 2 parts Rum [/b] Liqueurs: None Fruit: 1 part Lime [/b] Sweets: .5 Simple syrup [/b] Bitters: .5 Amaro [/b] Sodas: 4 oz ...
by Tran Bronstein
September 12th, 2020, 3:32 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: THE WORLD'S GREATEST ICE CUBES - Updated with Even More Marvel Heroes! :D
Replies: 3
Views: 521

THE WORLD'S GREATEST ICE CUBES - Updated with Even More Marvel Heroes! :D

Greetings Berserkers, Foodies and True Believers, Way, way back in 2014 I posted a small thread on some superhero ice cube molds I found. The thread can be found at: www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=103270&p=1517599&hilit=ice+cube#p1517599 . I cringe now looking back at the unattract...
by Tran Bronstein
September 11th, 2020, 7:51 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE O-FISH-ALLY OPEN This cheery and cheekily titled cocktail is actually quite unusual in that it's pretty much a Gin based tiki cocktail: O-FISH-ALLY OPEN Spirits: 1 .5 parts Gin [/b] Liqueurs: .25 part Absinthe [/b] Fruit: .75 parts Lemon; .25 parts Grapefruit; .25 parts Ora...
by Tran Bronstein
September 10th, 2020, 5:51 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE FAIRBANKS LOAN NO. 2 I found this rather pretentiously named and complicated to make cocktail on the Punch website which appealed to my snobbery so I immediately set out to make it: FAIRBANKS LOAN NO. 2 Spirits: 1 part Gin [/b] Liqueurs: 1 part Pineapple liqueur OR Pineappl...
by Tran Bronstein
September 9th, 2020, 1:07 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE UPSCALE MAI TAI For my next cocktail, I decided to seriously upgrade a classic Mai Tai tiki cocktail into something much grander and worthy of a Berserker to drink: UPSCALE MAI TAI Spirits: 2 parts aged Rum [/b] Liqueurs: .5 parts Pineapple liqueur (see note below) OR Grand...
by Tran Bronstein
September 8th, 2020, 12:49 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE STRAWBERRY GIN FIZZ Look it's a Gin based highball cocktail with fresh fruit: STRAWBERRY GIN FIZZ Spirits: 1.5 parts Gin [/b] Liqueurs: None Fruit: .5 part Lemon; 2-4 whole strawberries (depending on size) [/b] Sweets: .5 Simple syrup [/b] Bitters: .5 Vermouth [/b] Sodas: 4...
by Tran Bronstein
September 8th, 2020, 12:33 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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Went top shelf on a Oaxaca Old Fashioned tonight. Has to be the first time in 10 years we haven’t had an orange in the house (garnish). 3 oz Casa Dragones Tequila Blanco 1 oz Mezcales de Leyenda Guerrero 4 dashes Angostura 2 tsp agave nectar Orange peel garnish Recipe from Death and Co book (double...
by Tran Bronstein
September 7th, 2020, 4:36 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE CANADIAN EXPAT It's been a while since I've had a Bourbon cocktail. Here's my updated version of an Expat cocktail: THE CANADIAN EXPAT Spirits: 1 part American Whisky (aka Bourbon); 1 part Canadian Whisky [/b] Liqueurs: None Fruit: .5 part Lemon; .5 part Lime [/b] Sweets: ....
by Tran Bronstein
September 4th, 2020, 6:40 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE JAMAICAN MULE I was introduced to this cocktail by an Appleton Estate representative doing a presentation at the LCBO last summer and now that I'm a full-fledged cocktail fanatic, it's time to give this upscaled version of a classic cocktail a whirl: THE JAMAICAN MULE Spiri...
by Tran Bronstein
September 4th, 2020, 1:27 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE ROLLS ROYCE It's rare to find a shaken cocktail that relies on orange juice as the citrus. I was curious and found one to try. Now I know why this is the case: ROLLS-ROYCE Spirits: 1.75 parts Brandy [/b] Liqueurs: .75 parts Grand Marnier, Cointreau or Triple Sec orange liqu...
by Tran Bronstein
September 2nd, 2020, 8:04 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: NEW INFUSION PROJECT: Homemade Infused Citrus Cello Liqueur
Replies: 0
Views: 395

NEW INFUSION PROJECT: Homemade Infused Citrus Cello Liqueur

CITRUS CELLO INFUSION FORMULA ~2 WEEK MACERATION PERIOD: * 3 cups citrus peel, cleaned and white pith removed (approx. peel of 6 large grapefruit, 8 large oranges, 12 lemons, or 12 limes depending on their size) * 2/3 cup clear sweetener (ie. sugar, Agave syrup, corn syrup, Stevia, monkfruit, etc.)...
by Tran Bronstein
August 28th, 2020, 4:58 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE SPARKLING SHAMROCK So I found a sparkling highball cocktail called the Sparkling Shamrock that uses French spirit and liqueur as its main components. Go figure. Naturally, I had to give this a try: SPARKLING SHAMROCK Spirits: 2 parts Eau de Vie (i.e. clear fruit spirit) [/b...
by Tran Bronstein
August 28th, 2020, 12:59 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: ICEOLOGY 101 - THE HUNT FOR CLEAR COCKTAIL ICE
Replies: 18
Views: 984

Re: ICEOLOGY 101 - THE HUNT FOR CLEAR COCKTAIL ICE

I just use this. Works great, very easy, http://www.icemadeclear.com George Interesting device. From what I see, this is one of the few whose ice molds actually DON'T have holes in the bottom of each cube holder. That being the case, it means that it is replicating the same process of my full chest...
by Tran Bronstein
August 27th, 2020, 7:43 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

Re: The Cocktail Thread

Hey guys, over in the Epicurean Exploits forum I've put up a long tangentially related post on how to make clear ice for your cocktails. you can find it at viewtopic.php?f=6&t=172768
by Tran Bronstein
August 27th, 2020, 7:41 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: ICEOLOGY 101 - THE HUNT FOR CLEAR COCKTAIL ICE
Replies: 18
Views: 984

ICEOLOGY 101 - THE HUNT FOR CLEAR COCKTAIL ICE

Berserkers, Foodies and Cocktailers, As those of you who have been reading the Cocktail Thread in the Beer and Spirits forum know, I became obsessed with cocktails this summer. Part of that obsession has been trying to figure out just how exactly to replicate the rather cool-looking crystal clear ic...
by Tran Bronstein
August 27th, 2020, 1:20 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: SWEET LIBERTY Here's a variation of a Sherry Cobbler I tried last night with dinner: SWEET LIBERTY Spirits: 2 parts dry Sherry [/b] Liqueurs: .5 parts St-Germain [/b] Fruit: 1 part Grapefruit; .5 part Pineapple [/b] Sweets: .25 honey (or. 5 honey syrup if you use that instead) ...
by Tran Bronstein
August 27th, 2020, 12:50 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE IRISH MAID Another classic cocktail using Scotch Whisky and an unusual array of ingredients. Let's go: IRISH MAID Spirits: 2 parts Irish or Scotch whisky [/b] Liqueurs: .5 parts St-Germain [/b] Fruit: 1 part Lemon; 1 part Cucumber juice (or 2 slices fresh cucumber per servi...
by Tran Bronstein
August 25th, 2020, 4:56 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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COCKTAIL CHRONICLES: THE KING'S JUBILEE Time for another cocktail found on the Internet. This is a Rum sour variation that might appeal to people : KING'S JUBILEE Spirits: 2 parts Rum [/b] Liqueurs: 1 part Maraschino liqueur [/b] Fruit: 1 part Lemon [/b] Sweets: None Bitters: None Sodas: None Shake...
by Tran Bronstein
August 25th, 2020, 7:03 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 51999

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Hi Mark, The cocktail shaker I use is a stainless steel Trudeau cocktail shaker. It's a cobbler style shaker with built in strainer and cap/2 oz measure. If you Google it up you will see that they have since updated the design twice. The first time to be less rounded and more angular. Presumably so ...

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