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The Ruby Slipper

cocktail, port, whiskey

the ruby slipper cocktail

  • fresh ginger root, cut into ½ inch cubes
  • 1 oz high west silver oat whiskey
  • 1½ oz tawny port
  • clear creek douglas fir eau de vie rinse
  • 1/4 oz real grenadine
  • angostura bitters
  • ginger slice

rinse the inside of the glass with the douglas fir eau de vie. muddle the ginger in the oat whiskey using ½ inch cubes, sieve into shaker with the rest of the ingredients.


The Right Honorable (a homemade carrot brandy concoction)

homemade carrot brandy.

  • 2½ oz carrot brandy *
  • ½ oz tangelo or tangerine juice
  • ¼-½ oz fresh ginger juice (add a bit more if you enjoy the tingly burn)
  • ¼ oz honey syrup (1:1 h20 -> honey)
  • rhubarb bitters

carrot brandy

    • 1 750ml bottle of christian brothers frost white brandy
    • 1 large fresh carrot, sliced thin (~ <3mm). enough to fill a mason jar 1/2 full.
    • 1 large (1 qt) mason jar

slice the carrots and toss them into the mason jar. cover to the top with brandy. let sit in a cool, dark place for 2 weeks & give the jar a good shake daily. bam. carrot brandy.


The Pussycat

cat

sascha (1993 – 2012)

    • 2 oz rye
    • 1 oz ginger tea *
    • 1/4 oz fresh-squeezed lemon juice
    • dash simple syrup
    • lemon twist

* GINGER TEA

thinly slice 1 pound of ginger. add slices to a ~3 quart saucepan and top with water. bring to a rolling boil, then simmer for 2 hours. drain immediately (or it gets bitter) through a fine sieve, and store refrigerated in a mason jar.