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By Bonnie Rush | Handmade and homegrown drinks
Saba is wine-grape juice that’s been reduced until syrupy and concentrated. If you can’t find it, use a few drops of aged balsamic vinegar.
Whisk pomegranate juice and saba in a large pitcher, then stir in Lillet and bitters. Pour into rocks glasses filled with ice; top off with club soda.
Recipe by …Recipes
2 ounces guava nectar
• 2 ounces rhum agricole
• 3/4 ounce lime juice
• 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
• 1/2 ounce Navan
• 2 dashes Angostura bitters
• 2 ounces club soda
• Freshly grated cinnamon
• Mint sprig, cinnamon stick or lime wheel, for garnish
Fill a shaker with ice. Add the guava nectar, rhum agricole, lime …Recipes
• Make the lavender syrup Combine all of the ingredients in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Cook over moderate heat, stirring, until the sugar dissolves, about 3 minutes. Remove from the heat, cover and let steep for 2 hours. Strain the syrup through a fine sieve.
• Make the mocktails In a mini …
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[recipe] Spicy Orange-Bourbon Hot Chocolate Makes 2-3 servings 2 cups whole milk 2-3 large pieces of orange peel 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 3 ounces …Chocolate
Place cranberries in a bundt pan and pour over 4 cups hot water; freeze until set (the hot water will freeze clear), about 2 hours.
Combine juices, bourbon, and syrup in a large punch bowl; stir to combine. Unmold frozen ice ring and float in punch; top with beer and sliced limes.Recipes
Combine mint, gin, lemon juice, and syrup in a highball glass. Fill glass with ice, then top off with club soda. Garnish with lemon peel.
Recipe by Andrew Knowlton
Photograph by Zach DeSartFood
An easy-drinking aperitif made slightly more potent with the addition of gin.
Combine honey and 2 Tbsp. hot water in a small jar; cover and shake to dissolve honey.
1½ cups gin
¾ cup fresh lime juice
½ cup Aperol or Cappelletti
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8 lime …Recipes
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In this cognac-based cocktail, ginger beer provides a zippy spice while a wide spiral peel of whole lemon adds a tangy balance.
makes 1 Cocktail
Spiral peel of a whole lemon
6 oz. ginger beer
2 oz. cognac
2 dashes Angostura bitters
Drop the peel into a highball glass; …Recipes
Muddle chopped strawberry, lemon juice, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Add bourbon, 2 dashes bitters, and ice. Shake and strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Top with ginger beer; garnish with a strawberry slice.Bourbon Whiskey
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A good rule of thumb, regardless of batch size, is three parts wine to one part club soda.
Pour wine into a wineglass filled with ice; top off with club soda and bitters. Garnish with orange twist.
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Bring cranberries, sugar, and 2 cups water to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring to dissolve sugar. Strain syrup into a pitcher; cover and chill. Set cranberries aside.
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1 1/2 pounds peeled fresh pineapple chunks
• 2 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar
1/2 pound diced fresh pineapple (2 cups)
• 1 cup lightly packed mint leaves, plus sprigs for garnish
• 2 cups white rum
• 3/4 cup fresh lime juice
• 1 1/4 cups chilled club soda
• Lime wedges, for garnish