It does not matter if the glass is half empty or half full,

clearly there is room for more.

GIN

NEGRONI

1 oz Campari

1 oz  Gin, 

1 oz  Sweet red Vermouth

2 Droppers Cherry-Chocolate Bitters or Coffee-Chocolate Bitters 

ROCKS GLASS, Fresh Lemon Slice or Dehydrated Lemon Slice

Stir- Rocks- Neat- Garnish 

Traditionally a Negroni is stirred, not shaken. Built over ice in a rocks glass and garnished with a slice of orange

 

THE BOTANIST'S GIMLET

2 oz London Dry Gin 

.75 Lime Juice

.75 oz Sweet As Me Simple Syrup 

2 droppers Lemon Bitters or Lavender Bitters 

COUP GLASS, Dehydrated Lime Wheel or Fresh Twist

Shake-Strain-Garnish

MARTINI

1.5 oz London Dry Gin 

1.5 oz Cocchi Americano 

2 Droppers Orange Bitters or Lavender Bitters 

Lemon Slice or Twist 

Chill Glass With Ice Cube- Discard cube- Add booze- Stir- Garnish

whiskey

AN OLD FASHIONED KIND-OF-LOVE

2 oz Bourbon or Rye whiskey

⅛ Ounce Sweet as Me or More Than Maple Simple Syrup 

2 Droppers Cherry-Chocolate Bitters or Coffee-Chocolate Bitters

ROCKS GLASS, Orange Slice or Cocktail Cherry

Booze- Ice- Stir- Garnish

FESTIVE OLD FASHIONED

2 oz Rye whiskey

⅛ Ounce Sweet as Me, Black Pepper or More Than Maple Simple Syrup 

2 Droppers Festivus Bitters

ROCKS GLASS, Orange Slice, Cocktail Cherry, Star Anise or Cinnamon Stick

 

Booze- Ice- Stir- Garnish 


An Old Fashioned is traditionally served in a rocks glass. Chilled with a large ice cube and garnished with an orange slice or a cocktail cherry.

A REAL WHISKEY SOUR

2 oz Bourbon 

.75 Lemon Juice 

.5 Simple Syrup 

Egg White 

MARTINI GLASS, Cherry 

Dry Shake (No ice) Booze+ Egg white- Wet Shake (Add ice)- Strain- Garnish

MORE THAN MAPLE WHISKEY SOUR (no egg white)

2 oz Bourbon 

1 oz Fresh Lemon juice 

.5 oz More than Maple Simple Syrup 

2 Droppers Festivus Bitters or GINGER, Orange 

Rocks, Cherry, Orange Slice, Star Anise or Cinnamon Stick 

Booze- Ice- Shake- Strain
 

A whiskey sour is a mixed drink containing whiskey, lemon juice, sugar, and optionally, a dash of egg white that foams around the top of the glass.

vodka

A CHOCOLATIER'S MARTINI

1.5 oz Chocolate Liqueur 

1.5 oz Vodka 

2 Droppers Cherry Chocolate Bitters or Caffe Mocha Bitters 

Add sugar rim- Pour Stirred Martini into glass- Garnish

Garnish Rim of Martini Glass in Cocoa Powder and Sugar or Shimmer Sugar 

tequila

MARG ME

Coarse Salt for the rim 

2 oz Orange Liqueur (I prefer Cointreau) 

1 ½ oz Tequila 

2 oz Cranberry Juice 

2 oz Lime 

1 oz Sweet as Me Simple Syrup

2 Dashes GINGER Orange Bitters 

Garnish with cranberries and a slice of lime 

Shake- Strain- Pour over ice- Garnish 

mezcal

FIERY LOVE

1 oz Amaro 

¾ oz Mezcal 

¼ oz Blanco Tequila 

2 oz Cold Brew coffee 

2 droppers Chocolate Coffee bitters or Cherry Chocolate Bitters

Shake- Strain- Pour over ice- Garnish

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To be continued...