1 1/2 oz Old Tom Gin [Hayman’s]
1 oz Etrog Liqueur [Sukkah Hill Spirits]
1/2 oz Gential Amaro [Lo-Fi Spirits]
Stir with ice, strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with lemon leaf.
Monday was the start of one of the less splashy Jewish holidays, Sukkot. It’s a holiday that celebrates the last harvest of the year, and the three walled structure, called a sukkah, represents the temporary dwellings constructed by farmers in the field. The inside is decorated with, among other things, leaves from date, myrtle, and willow trees, as well as etrogs. These are fruits from the citron tree, and are one of the original citrus fruits from which all other citrus originated. Continue reading
3/4 oz Gin [Ryan and Wood]
3/4 oz Triple Sec [Short Path]
3/4 oz Etrog Liqueur [Sukkah Hill Spirits]
3/4 oz Amaro Montenegro
Stir ingredients with ice, strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with lemon twist.
A few weeks ago Mrs. Muddle informed me a package showed up at our door that appeared to be boozemail. She asked if I was expecting anything, but I was not. It turned out the folks at Sukkah Hill Spirits sent me a bottle of their Etrog liqueur. Continue reading
Guest post alert!! I’m pulling double duty today as I have a guest post over at the Garnish blog (run by my fellow Boston cocktail blogger, Katie). And as teaser, it’s Star Wars themed. We now return to our regularly scheduled program.
1 oz Bourbon [Woodford Reserve]
1 oz Reposado Tequila [Espolon]
1/2 oz Hot Honey Syrup*
1/4 oz Etrog Liqueur [Sukkah Hill Spirits]
1/4 oz Lime Juice
Few sprigs of Mint
Combine mint and honey syrup in a mixing glass. Muddle gently. Add remaining ingredients. Shake with ice, strain into a julep cup filled with crushed ice (or an ice filled rocks glass). Top with more crushed ice and garnish with a mint sprig.
*if you don’t have hot honey syrup, regular honey syrup or simple syrup with a few dashes of hot sauce works too
I was struggling what to write about today. It’s Cinco de Mayo, so a margarita of some sort is the obvious choice. But it’s also the Kentucky Derby this weekend and Mint Juleps are in the air. After much deliberation, I realized the answer was right in front of me. It’s mashup time! Continue reading