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
1 1/2 oz Aquavit [Krogstad]
1 oz Grapefruit Juice
1/2 oz Limoncello [Fabrizia]
Few dashes Bittermens Hopped Grapefruit Bitters
Shake ingredients with ice, strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with grapefruit twist
This winter, Mrs. Muddle and I were lucky enough to sit at the bar at the Walker Inn for their cocktail omakase style service. Now, I’m plenty familiar with ordering off menu or surrendering my drink choice to the whims of the bartender, it’s a great way to get a more personalized experience. But imagine doing that for a whole set of cocktails, all connected by a common theme, where each one is carefully crafted to highlight particular flavors. That’s what the omakase service at the Walker is all about. On our visit, the theme for the night was winter citrus. Continue reading
120 Down the Deegan
1 1/2 oz Gin [Boodles]
1/2 oz Sweet Vermouth [Dolin]
1/2 oz Dry Vermouth [Dolin]
1/2 oz Blood Orange Limoncello [Fabrizia]
Few dashes Orange Bitters [Regan’s]
Combine ingredients with ice, stir, strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with lemon twist.
I have a few exciting things to announce. First is a partnership with Muddle & Stir. They sell everything you need for your bar except the booze. Bitters, syrups, tools, etc, they’ve got you covered with an amazing selection. Plus, all you guys get 10% if you use promo code MR10MUDDLE. You can also clink the link on the side bar. They carry a wide variety of accouterments you likely haven’t seen before, and will certainly get your creative juices flowing.
Second, about a month ago I received some limoncello from Fabrizia spirits. It’s not something I normally keep stocked, so I was excited for the opportunity to experiment with limoncello in cocktails. Even better, in addition to the traditional offering, I also got a blood orange liqueur and cream version. The blood orange was especially intriguing, and immediately my wheels started turning. Continue reading