We Are All Reclining
1 1/4 Slivovitz [Jelinek]
3/4 oz ginger liquer [Barrow’s Intense]
1/2 oz Lemon Juice
1/4 oz Cherry Brandy [ Cherry Heering]
1/4 oz Besamim
Shake with ice, strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with lemon twist.
Recently my friend @schmaltzychef introduced me to the world of Slivovitz. These plum brandies are from Eastern Europe and have a ton of old world cache. They have been on my mind ever since trying one at his apartment, and with Passover right around the corner, I figured it’s the perfect time to pick up a bottle for my own bar.
.5 oz White Rum [Smoky Quartz Distillery]
.5 oz Aged Rum [Diplomatico Reserve]
1 oz Rhum Agricole [Clement V.S.O.P]
1 oz Dark rum [Grand Ten Distilling]
.75 oz Besamim [Sukkah Hill Spirits]
.75 oz Pineapple Juice
.25 oz Lemon juice
.25 oz grenadine
Shake ingredients with ice. Strain into a tiki mug filled with crushed ice, then top with more crushed ice. Garnish with dehydrated lemon wheel and pineapple chunk, and other tiki paraphernalia
Normally, when you think of January, you think of playoff football, winter sports, and hearty stews. Cocktails tend to be more spirit forward sippers, best suited for pensively gazing into fires. Well, my insta-pals @ntitz and @homebargirl are out to change all that with their #tikithesnowaway campaign.