Daily Archives: March 31, 2015

The Aberdeen Angus Cocktail
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Aberdeen Angus

ABERDEEN ANGUS 2 oz. Scotch (Famous Grouse) 1 oz. Drambuie 1 tbs honey 2 tsp lime juice Combine the Scotch and the honey; stir until smooth. Add the lime juice. Warm the Drambuie over a low flame, turn out on a ladle; ignite and pour into the mug. Stir and serve immediately. Eric has the highest…

The Abbey Cocktail Cocktail
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Abbey Cocktail

ABBEY COCKTAIL 1 ½ oz. gin (Bombay Sapphire) ¾ oz. orange juice ¼ oz. sweet vermouth (Punt E Mes) 1-2 dashes of Angostura bitters (Rituals DIY House Bitters) Combine with ice; shake. Strain, add ice, top with a cherry! This sometimes seems to be referred to as an Abbey Martini; it’s also related to the…

The Abbey Cocktail
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Abbey

ABBEY 1 ½ oz. gin (Bombay Sapphire) 1 ½ oz orange juice 1-2 dashes orange bitters Combine with ice; shake. Strain over ice; top with a cherry! From CocktailMusings.com: “Reminiscent of oranges, this drink is a mixture of juniper and orange flavors on the tongue, with slight other floral notes pulling through thanks to the…

A.J. Cocktail
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A.J.

A.J. 1 ½ oz. apple brandy (Laird’s Applejack, although Laird’s Apple Brandy might give it more kick) 1 ½ unsweetened grapefruit juice (from Eric’s tree) A few drops grenadine (Morgenthaler’s DIY) Combine with ice; shake well. Strain and add ice. Most modern versions of this recipe leave off the grenadine but Brian has made a…

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The A-1 Pick-Me-Up, Part 3: Red Alert

I wake up feeling pretty good today. Feeling pretty good because I had had a few cocktails the night before and I felt better than expected. I make breakfast and tend to some small chores around the house. I keep passing from my kitchen to the bathroom. One of the rooms along that path is the…

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