The Scotch & Ginger is better experienced than explained. The unforgettable blend of sweetness and spice defies description.
You don’t need to overthink things when you’re working with fresh, high quality ingredients, like fresh pressed apple juice and fine single malt whisky. The Horseapple is greater than the sum of its parts.
This cocktail by Alex Day and Devon Tarby at The Normandie Club in Los Angeles employs bourbon cooked sous vide for two hours along with toasted coconut flakes—a much quicker and intense infusion than you’d get by simply adding a handful of flakes to the bottle and shaking it periodically for a few days.
This cocktail takes single malt for a slightly tropical spin. And yes, it’s as delicious as it looks.
In 2010, while in Athens judging the Diageo World Class bartender competition, barman Gary “Gaz” Regan tasted the very best Aviation cocktail he had ever encountered—one made by Takumi Watanabe, a bartender at The Sailing Bar in Sakurai, Japan. “Since there was no crème de violette available to Watanabe at the time, he used Marie Brizard Parfait Amour, a liqueur that’s similar in color to the original ingredient but boasts orange and vanilla notes rather than the more floral notes found in crème de violette,” says Regan.
This three-ingredient Italian cocktail is as classic as a drink can get.
Now you have the perfect use for that bit of leftover wine.