Categories
Cocktail Recipes

The Brooklyn

The Brooklyn is the Manhattan’s lesser known sister cocktail that traditionally uses and ingredient called Amer Picon, which can be difficult to obtain in the United States. Instead, substitute in your favorite amaro to this cocktail for a complex, bitter drink.

2 oz Whiskey

1/2 oz Dry Vermouth

1/4 oz Luxardo Maraschino

1/4 oz Amaro

2 dash Orange Bitters

  1. Combine all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice.
  2. Stir well for about 30 seconds.
  3. Strain into a stemmed cocktail glass and garnish with a cherry or a peel of orange and enjoy!
Categories
Cocktail Recipes

The Ayes Have It

2 oz Bourbon

3/4 oz Ancho Reyes

1.2 oz Dry Curaçao

1 oz lemon

1 oz Cinnamon Syrup*

Bar Spoon Cherry Heering

2 dash Cardamom Bitters


1. Combine all ingredients into a shaker tin with ice. 

2. Shake well, about 30-40 seconds. 

3. Double strain over a large cube of ice. Enjoy while reading through Tiana Clark’s poetry collection, I Can’t Talk About the Trees Without the Blood. 

*Depending on how thick your cinnamon syrup reduces, you might only need 3/4 oz instead of a full ounce. 

Cinnamon Syrup

 1 cup water 

1 cup granulated sugar 

3-4 cinnamon sticks 

1. Bring water to a light boil. Whisk in sugar until it has completely dissolved. Add cinnamon sticks and reduce to a simmer.

2. Simmer until slightly reduced, about 5 minutes. 

3. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Store syrup with cinnamon sticks in the refrigerator for 6 hours or overnight. 

4. Remove cinnamon sticks from syrup and store chilled for up to two weeks. 

Categories
Cocktail Recipes

Manhattan

2 oz rye

1 oz sweet vermouth

3 dash angostura

2 dash peychaud’s bitters

2 drops salt solution (optional)

Orange peel or cherry for garnish

  1. Combine all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice.
  2. Stir well until chilled. Strain into coupe glass.
  3. Garnish with either orange peel or luxardo cherry dropped into glass.