Pre-prohibition cocktails and modern twists on classics

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Aviation

Ingredients: 2oz Gin (London Dry) .75oz Maraschino .5oz Lemon Juice .25oz Creme de Violette Maraschino Cherry Instructions: Add the gin, maraschino liqueur, lemon juice and Creme…

ABCDEF

Ingredients: .5oz Aperol 1.5oz Gin (Beefeater) .25oz Campari .75oz Dry Vermouth (Dolin) .5oz Pisco (Encanto) 1 barspoon Fernet-Branca Instructions: Add the Aperol, Gin, Campari, Dry Vermouth,…

The Citrus Twist

Many cocktail recipes call for a garnish, the most common of which is the citrus twist. The twist is an underappreciated accent to your cocktail that can…

Aperol

Bright orange in color, Aperol has a light, sweet, bitter citrus flavor that is refreshing as it looks. Quina – aka Cinchona, a root that has…

Aperol Spritz

Ingredients: 3oz Prosecco 2oz Aperol 1 splash Seltzer Orange Twist Instructions: Place ice in a wine or rocks glass. Add Aperol, then chilled Prosecco. Stir gently…

Amaro Averna

One of the most famous Italian amari, Amaro Averna is quite popular, for good reason. Its dark color, caramel sweet flavor and bitter finish have been alluring…

Beatnik

Ingredients: 1.5oz Amaro Averna 1oz Bourbon .5oz Tawny Port 1 dash Peychaud’s Bitters Orange Twist Instructions: Chill a cocktail glass. Add the Averna, bourbon and bitters…

Albuquerque Old Fashioned

Ingredients: 2oz Rittenhouse Rye Barspoon Agave Nectar 3 dashes Angostura Bitters 6 drops Bittermens Xocolatl Mole Bitters 20 drops Bittermens Hellfire Habanero Shrub Orange Twist Instructions:…

Vesper

Ingredients: 3oz Gin 1oz Vodka .5oz Lillet Blanc Lemon Twist  Instructions: Add the gin, vodka and Lillet to a chilled mixing glass. Add ice and stir.…