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Miniature Mezcal Margarita

Cocktails should be fun. Cocktails should be simple. Cocktails should be social.   These are the forewords in innovative cocktail book Shake: A New Perspective on Cocktails by Eric Prum and Josh Williams. And we couldn't agree more. Cocktails can contain posh...

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Eeyore’s Requiem Cocktail

The Eeyore's Requiem Cocktail features an impressive lineup of ingredients. But in the end this is a Negroni variation where the gin is less dominant, and where rather cynar and fernet branca play the lead role. We added an orange zest twist in the finalized cocktail,...

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Mezcal Paloma

We discovered mezcal this year and it's one of our favorite spirits (even competing with gin). A late fall afternoon we wanted to make a cocktail containing mezcal and some fresh organic grapefruit we had in the fridge. So, the perfect opportunity to do a Mezcal...

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Sidewinder Cocktail

Cognac is easy to overlook as a cocktail ingredient. Thankfully in Death & CO's book there are several recipes with both cognac and some other brandy's. Today we tried a Sidewinder cocktail, with both cognac and applejack, as well as herbal liqueurs benedictine...

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Division Bell Cocktail

The recipe for the Division Bell is by Phil Ward and is found in Roberto Simonson's book A Proper Drink. This is a good mezcal initiation drink as the smokiness from the mezcal is very well balanced by sweetness from maraschino liqueur and fruitiness and bitterness...

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Applewood Negroni

Can you smoke anything? Our answer is almost. A smoking gun is really cool to work with and we have previously smoked cod, tomato and popcorn. Hence the time was come to smoke our first cocktail! We wanted to try a cocktail that isn't smokey on its own (for example by...

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Albahaca Flor

It might look like a Basil Smash but it's actually an Albahaca Flor. We found the recipe online, on a Swedish list of fabulous summer drinks. Now when winter has heavily hit Sweden we are slightly longing for summer again we guess . . . The basil makes this cocktail...

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Lucien Gaudin cocktail

This is a classic cocktail, and the recipe is widely available. We found ours in favorite cocktail book Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails by Ted Haigh. The cocktail is named after a fencer who received gold metals in the 1924 and 1928 olympic games. There are...

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Del Rio Cocktail

Normally we prefer mezcal over tequila, but when we found the recipe for Del Rio on eater.com we knew it was time to break a bottle of tequila. Apart from that, there is also sherry and elderflower liqueur in this cocktail, along with a generous amount of angostura...

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Remember the Maine

This is a cocktail for lovers of rye. We are using Bulleit's rye, it's high on character and even the bottle itself looks good! In Remember the Maine the rye is mixed with a couple of peculiar ingredients. First of all, absint, an almost mysterious spirit adding...

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Matcha Sour Cocktail

We bought a tiny jar of matcha green tea powder in London. Matcha is actually quite expensive, but a little goes a long way. Less than a teaspoon creates an intensely green cocktail, making it look more of a potion. However, the tea taste is nowhere near as intense as...

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Trident cocktail

This recipe we found in one of our essential cocktail books, Bitters - by Brad Thomas Parsons. The bitters used in this recipe are peach bitters, and the author recommends Fee Brothers version. It's a rather unusual cocktail as it features aquavit, rarely used in...

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Alaska

But while it’s easy to make, it’s still a surprisingly complex cocktail tastewise. The Chartreuse on its own is so full of flavour, and when it is combined with the semi sweet old Tom gin and the bitters a snow angel is indeed born.

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Yuzu cocktail

Yuzu is an asian citrus fruit, in the middle of a lime and a mandarin. Its juice is very fresh and fruity, and the zest is amazing in both food and cocktail. This awesome fruit is however still relatively hard to get in stores in Europe. Hopefully this is about to...

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Solera Sidecar – from Death & CO

Once again we turn to Death & CO's excellent book, for an inspirational new recipe. And this time we decided to try their twist on the classic Sidecar. Death & CO alters it by substituting cointreau with the more potent grand marnier, adding both sherry and...

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Paper Plane – abano variation

The Paper Plane is made with equal parts bourbon, aperol, amaro and lemon juice. It's a bittersweet cocktail with both freshness (from the lemon) and depth (from the amaro and bourbon). We like bitter cocktails, so the Paper Plane is definitely for us. If you're...

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Disco Ball

Sure, both the green and the yellow chartreuse have funky colors. And when mixed with smokey mezcal, the name of this drink is obvious; a Disco Ball it is! This is an easy cocktail to stir. Made with equal parts of only three ingredients it's even possible to memorize...

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Modern Manners

We finally bought a bottle of drambuie and were excited to try it in a cocktail. On the drambuie webpage we found a cocktail called Modern Manners and decided to give it a go. Extra nice was the fact that this recipe also contains kirschwasser, a cherry eau-de-vie,...

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