Upcoming TDN – Pimm’s
Pimm’s is the theme this week! And everyone loves a Pimm’s Cup with a properly cut cucumber sandwich, but how about Pimm’s and Chartreuse or Pimm’s and Castries? Well, pick up a bottle if you don’t have one and join us Thursday night at 7pm EST in the chat room. Or if you’re not doing anything now…
Come chat with us! bar.mixoloseum.com
TDN Repeal Day
Classic cocktails was the theme last Thursday and we sure didn’t stick to just gin and vermouth. Check out twitter for the whole list of cocktails created during the evening.
- 1oz gin
- 1oz Fernet Branca
- 1/4oz sweet vermouth
- 1/4oz orange juice
- orange twist, for garnish
Shake with hand-crafted ice and strain into a chilled imbibing tube.
Tiare from A Mountain of Crushed Ice
The Black Dutch
- 2oz genever gin (used Bols)
- 3/4oz sweet vermouth (used Dolin)
- 1/4 ounce Strega
- 1 dash orange bitters (used Regan’s)
- Chartreuse, to rinse
Rinse rocks glass with Chartreuse. Stir with cracked ice and strain into your rocks glass.
SeanMike from Scofflaw’s Den
Tasty Old Thing
- 1 1/2oz gin
- 1 1/2oz Lillet Blanc
- 1/4oz Aperol
- 1 dash maraschino liqueur
Stir with restrained brevity and a healthy portion of cracked ice. Strain into a chilled vessel.
Matt from A Jigger of Blog
- 1 1/2oz absinthe
- 1/2oz Tia Maria/Castries/nut liqueur
- 1/2oz simple syrup
- 1t Irish cream
Build delicately in a glass filled with ice. Give it a few flicks of the wrist.
Gabe from cocktailnerd
Neal S. Dow (Father of Prohibition)
- 1c strong black tea (for the TEETOTAL factor)
- 1oz Fernet Branca
- 1 dashes of ALL the bitters you have (for his bitter personality)
- 1/2oz lemon juice for his sour puss
Mix angrily. Sip heartily.
Some Quotes from this Week and Last
[Nathan] I gotta get the JWray from downstains. It’s with the other solvents.
[cocktailnerd] I think it’s like kissing Sazerac’s cute niece. [referencing the Cocktail a la Louisiane]
[Dr. Bamboo] I love that I’m in a chat room where both andouille and a Snow Crash reference got made within minutes of each other.
- Has anyone else used Zirbenz before? In what?