Summer Cocktail Recipes
Friday, July 15, 2011
GQ’s Cognac Lemonade:
1 750ml bottle of Pierre Ferrand Ambre
3 (11.15 oz) cans of San Pellegrino Limonata
2 large tea bags
Allen Katz’s Cocktail Recipes
1 oz Cruzan Single Barrel Rum
1 oz Boulard Calvados
1 oz Dry Vermouth
1/8 oz Fresh Lime Juice
1/8 oz Real Grenadine (ANOTHER GREAT AND TIMELY TOPIC)
Shake ingredients over ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lime wheel float.
CUCUMBER & MINT MARTINI
2" Cucumber, diced (greenmarket)
8 Fresh Mint Leaves (greenmarket)
2 oz Beefeater Gin
1 oz Fresh Apple Juice (greenmarket)
¼ oz Simple Syrup
Shake ingredients over ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a cucumber wheel on the rim of the glass.
2 ½ oz Flor de Cana 4 Year Aged Rum
¼ oz Cynar Artichoke Liqueur
¼ oz Limoncello
¼ oz Runny Honey (greenmarket)
1 dash Peychaud's Bitters
Shake ingredients over ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.
CRUSHED STRAWBERRY FIZZ
3 fresh strawberries, sliced (greenmarket)
2 oz Old Tom Gin
1 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
¼ oz Le Combier Triple Sec
½ oz Simple Syrup
Muddle strawberries in a mixing glass. Add remaining ingredients and shake well over ice. Strain into a collins glass over fresh ice and top with seltzer. Garnish with a strawberry on the rim of the glass.