For all of you who follow my blog, it’s very much appreciated. However, this isn’t the only place you can get your Mr. Muddle fix. Over on instagram, you can find more spur of the moment creations, drinks that are part of a larger Instagram events, and other assorted cocktail centric musings. They don’t always make it back to the blog. Fear not though, in this week’s post I’ll highlight some of my favorites you may have missed. Continue reading “In Case you Missed It…”
1 1/2 oz Gin [Bully Boy]
1/2 oz Licor 43
1/2 oz Dry Curacao [Pierre Ferrand]
1/2 oz House Strawberry Basil Black Peppercorn Shrub
Stir ingredients with ice, strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with basil sprig.
Ahh summer. Between farmer’s markets, variety of in store produce, and pick-your-own options a bound, a great season for the cocktail lover. Last year after a strawberry picking outing, I made a strawberry shrub which, unsurprisingly, didn’t last very long. Flipping through my cocktail journal I came upon one of the recipes I created with it. Continue reading “Summer’s Bounty”
2 oz Genever [Bols]
1/2 oz Licor 43
1/4 oz Benedictine
1/4 oz Averna
Few dashes Peach Bitters [Fee Bros.]
Stir with ice, strain into an ice filled rocks glass. Garnish with cherries.
Friday and Saturday nights in the Muddle household are usually a mixed bag of finding drinks from other ‘grammers/bloggers, leafing through the various cocktail books on my shelf, or staring at my bar and getting down to some good ol’ R&D. Admittedly, this last option can be a bit hit or miss, but every now and then my efforts yield a worthy cocktail. Continue reading “Sounds Great”
3/4 oz White Rum [Smoky Quartz Distillery]
3/4 oz Green Chartreuse
3/4 oz Licor 43
3/4 oz Lime Juice
Shake ingredients with ice, strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with lime twist.
If you’ve been following me out in the Drinkstasphere, you’ll know there is a global event going on called “We Have the Last Word”. Conceived by my instagram pal @mmydrinks (aka Mike), it’s an opportunity for all the cocktail minded instagrammers out there to offer up some variations on the classic Last Word Cocktail. He even created @wehavethelastword instagram account to track and share everyone’s takes. After contributing two via social media #wehavethelastword, it seems only natural for my first post this month to continue the theme.