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top left: The Darkest Hour; bottom left: The Shape of Water; top right: Get Out

 

 

The Darkest Hour

In a nutshell: About Churchill and WWII.

 

"The four essentials in life are hot baths, cold champagne, new peas, and old brandy" -Winston Churchill

 

.5 oz Pierre Ferrand 1840 Cognac

.25 oz mandarin shrub*

Your favorite Champagne

 

Shake Cognac and shrub and strain into Champagne Flute. Top off with Champagne.

 

Garnish with mandarin orange wheel.

 

*see "Asian Flush" post.

 

 

The Shape of Water

In a nutshell: Edward Scissorhands meets Creature from the Black Lagoon.

 

Key lime pie in a glass

 

1.5 oz Journeyman Bilberry Black Hearts Gin

1.5 oz lime cordial*

Orange blossom whipped cream*

 

Shake and strain into coupe.

 

Garnish with whipped cream and lime zest.

 

* lime cordial

1 cups lime juice

1.25 cup sugar

zest of 2 limes

pinch of salt

 

Heat in sauce pan on medium, do not boil. Stir sugar until dissolved. Cool, strain, then refrigerate.

 

*orange blossom whipped cream

1 cup whipping cream

1 Tbls sugar

1/2 tsp orange blossom flower water

 

Whip all ingredients together. 

 

Get Out

In a nutshell: Don't trust white yuppies.

 

Based on a old fashioned plantation punch.

 

.75 oz Malahat spiced rum

.75 oz Plantation 3 Stars white rum

.5 oz Dramboui

2 oz pineapple juice

.75 oz pure cranberry juice

.25 oz agave

1 dash of Fee Brothers Old Fashioned Bitters

 

Shake and strain into collins glass.

 

Garnish with a edible pansy flower.

 

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