Christmas In Hollis by T. Cole Newton

Christmas in Hollis

by T. Cole Newton for Tales of the Toddy 2013

Ingredients:
30ml (1 oz) Benedictine DOM Liqueur
15ml (1/2 oz) Green Chartreuse
15 ml (1/2 oz) Buffalo Trace Bourbon Whiskey
30 ml (1 oz) fresh Lemon Juice
1 dash The Bitter Truth Chocolate Bitters
60 ml (2 oz) Orange Crush (or similar orange soda)

Garnish:
None
Glass:
Tumbler
Ice:
Rocks
Method:
Build in glass over ice cubes.

Hooker Cocktail with Jamie Boudreau

The Hooker Cocktail isn`t named after “that kind of Hooker”, but after blues guitar legend John Lee Hooker. As you might imagine, the cocktail contains some Bourbon, some Scotch and some beer. Octoberfest is just over and this is the perfect cocktail to enjoy fermented, brewed and distilled grains of all kinds. Crank some blues and celebrate!

Hooker Cocktail

Ingredients:
15 ml (1/2 oz) Egg White
30 ml (1 oz) Bourbon Whiskey
15 ml (1/2 oz) Averna Amaro
8 ml (1/4 oz) peaty Scotch Whisky
25 ml (3/4 oz) fresh Orange Juice
8 ml (1/4 oz) Sugar Syrup
3 dashes The Bitter Truth Aromatic Bitters
2 dashes The Bitter Truth Chocolate Bitters
Malty Belgian beer on top

Instructions:
Dry shake without ice and th beer. (Tip: remove the spring from a Hawthorne strainer and add it to your mixing tin before you dry shake. This will help to emulsify the ingredients and create a lot of body.) Then remove the spring and add ice, shake again to chill and dilute. Strain into cocktail glass. Top up wuíth the beer and stir gently.

Cubed Old Fashioned Cocktail with Jamie Boudreau

The Old Fashioned Cocktail is simple yet multidimensional. Its few ingredients combine to create what some consider the perfect cocktail. You can make old fashioned cocktails with any spirit; rum and tequila both make a wonderful old fashioned.

The Cubed Old Fashioned could just take you to the fourth dimension! See how Jamie Boudreau explains how to make this yummy drink on SMALLCREEN NETWORK using multiple types of bitters…Cheers to Trinidad.

Cubed Old Fashioned Cocktail

Ingredients:
25 ml (3/4 oz) Remy Martin Cognac
25 ml (3/4 oz) Mount Gay Extra Old Rum
25 ml (3/4 oz) Maker’s 46 Bourbon Whiskey
25 ml (3/4 oz) Sugar Syrup
2 dashes Angostura Bitters
2 dashes The Bitter Truth Chocolate Bitters
2 dashes The Bitter Truth Orange Bitters

Instructions:
Stir with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with orange zest and a cherry.

Old Fashioned Cocktail

Old Fashioned Cocktail

Old Fashioned Cocktail

Ingredients:
60 ml (2 oz) Whisk(e)y, Brandy, Aged Rum or Añejo Tequila
10 ml (1/3 oz) Sugar Syrup (or 1 Sugar Cube)
2-3 dashes The Bitter Truth Jerry Thomas Bitters
Orange Zest
Garnish:
Orange Twist
Glass:
Tumbler
Ice:
Rocks
Method:
Pour all ingredients in a tumbler & stir until it has the right dilution.

Speak Easy

Speak Easy

by Oscar Quagliarini, Italy

Ingredients:
1 sugar cube
1 dash The Bitter Truth Aromatic Bitters
1 dash The Bitter Truth Chocolate Bitters
70 ml (2 1/4 oz) Ardbeg Single Malt Scotch 10 year old
1 bar spoon Galliano L’autentico Liqueur
Garnish:
Orange Twist
Glass:
Tumbler
Ice:
Rocks
Method:
Combine sugar and bitters in a mixing glass and crush the sugar. Add all other ingredients and stir well over ice. Strain into a Pernod rinsed tumbler filled with ice and garnish with an orange twist.

Cocoa Old Fashioned

Cocoa Old Fashioned

Ingredients:
60 ml (2 oz) Rye Whiskey
15 ml (1/2 oz) Demerara Sugar Syrup
1 Brandied Cherry
1 Orange Slice
3-4 dashes The Bitter Truth Chocolate Bitters
Garnish:
Orange Twist (optional)
Glass:
Tumbler
Ice:
Rocks
Method:
In an old fashioned glass muddle together half wheel of orange, a brandied cherry, Demerara sugar and Chocolate bitters. Fill with ice, add Rye Whiskey, stir and serve.

The Guadalajara

The Guadalajara

by Misty Kalkofen, Boston

Ingredients:
60 ml (2 oz) El Tesoro Reposado Tequila
15 ml (1/2 oz) Fernet Branca
15 ml (1/2 oz) Agave Simple Syrup (1:1 agave nectar and water)
2 dashes The Bitter Truth Chocolate Bitters
Garnish:
Grapefruit Zest
Glass:
Coupette
Ice:
None
Method:
Stir ingredients with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with grapefruit zest.

The Latin Quarter

The Latin Quarter

by Joaquin Simo, NYC

Ingredients:
60 ml (2 oz) Ron Zacapa 23
1/2 bar spoon Sugar Cane Syrup
1 dash The Bitter Truth Jerry Thomas Bitters
1 dash The Bitter Truth Chocolate Bitters
3 dashes The Bitter Truth Creole Bitters
Rinse: Absinthe
Garnish:
Lemon Peel
Glass:
Tumbler
Ice:
Rocks
Method:
Fill a double old fashioned glass with ice and a small amount of Absinthe. Stir the rum, sugar cane syrup and bitters in an ice-filled shaker glass. Dump the ice from the old fashioned glass and rotate the glass to ensure that the rinse coats the entire inside of the glass. Strain into the glass. Twist lemon peel over the glass and discard.

Barcelo Blazer

Barcelo Blazer

by Ryhs Davis, Bristol/UK

Ingredients:
60 ml (2 oz) Barcelo Gran Anejo Rum
30 ml (1 oz) Licor 43
4 dashes The Bitter Truth Chocolate Bitters
Garnish:
Cinnamon Stick
Glass:
Tumbler
Ice:
None
Method:
Stir ingredients over ice and garnish with a flamed cinnamon stick.

Kávé

Kávé

by Stevi Deter for Mixology Monday

Ingredients:
25 ml (0.75 oz) dark Jamaican rum
25 ml (0.75 oz) Zwack Unicum
25 ml (0.75 oz) Kahlua Cream Liqueur
2 dashes The Bitter Truth Chocolate Bitters
Garnish:
None
Glass:
Tumbler
Ice:
Rocks
Method:
Shake over ice until well chilled, then strain into ice-filled tumbler.

Jane Russell

Jane Russell

by Brian Miller, NYC

Ingredients:
60 ml (2 oz) Rye Whiskey
10 ml (1/4 oz) Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth
10 ml (1/4 oz) Grand Marnier
10 ml (1/4 oz) Benedictine DOM Liqueur
1-2 dashes The Bitter Truth Chocolate Bitters
Garnish:
Orange Peel
Glass:
Martini
Ice:
None
Method:
Stir & strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with an orange peel.

G al X c

G al X c  (spelled Galaxy)

Ingredients:
50 ml (1 3/4 oz) G’Vine Floraison Gin
10 ml (1/3 oz) Galliano Liqueur l’Autentico
50 ml (1 3/4 oz) Chamomille Tea
10 ml (1/3 oz) Honey Syrup
splash Lime Juice
3 dashes The Bitter Truth Chocolate Bitters
Garnish:
Lime Peel, Chamomile Flower
Glass:
Martini
Ice:
None
Method:
Add the ingredients in a mixing glass and shake with ice.
Strain and serve in a chilled cocktail glass.

Fosbury Flip

Fosbury Flip

by Adam Elmegirab, Edinburgh/UK

Ingredients:
50ml (1 3/4 oz) Drambuie
25ml (3/4 oz) Bacardi Rum 8 year old
5ml (1/6 oz) Sugar Syrup
2 dashes The Bitter Truth Chocolate Bitters
1 bar spoon Caraway Seeds
1 whole egg
Grind Hawaiian Red Lava Salt
Grind Black Pepper
Garnish:
Nutmeg
Glass:
Goblet
Ice:
None
Method:
Muddle caraway seeds in base of mixing glass, add liquor and steep for 2 minutes. Add all other ingredients and dry shake for 5 seconds.
Fill with ice and shake for a further 10 seconds. Fine strain.

The Litigious Bastard

The Litigious Bastard

Ingredients:
45 ml (1 1/2 oz) Tequila
30 ml (1 oz) The Bitter Truth Golden Falernum
15 ml (1/2 oz) fresh Lime Juice
2-3 dashes The Bitter Truth Chocolate bitters
Garnish:
Lime Wedge
Glass:
Martini
Ice:
None
Method:
Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass, and garnish with a lime-wedge.

The Conference

The Conference

by Brian Miller, NYC

Ingredients:
10 ml (1/4 oz) Demerara Sugar Syrup
15 ml (1/2 oz) Rye Whiskey
15 ml (1/2 oz) Bourbon Whiskey
15 ml (1/2 oz) Cognac
15 ml (1/2 oz) Calvados
2 dashes The Bitter Truth Aromatic Bitters
1 dash The Bitter Truth Chocolate Bitters
Garnish:
Lemon Peel, Orange Peel
Glass:
Tumbler
Ice:
Rocks
Method:
Stir all the ingredients aside from the twists in an ice filled shaker glass.
Strain into an tumbler glass over ice. Add orange and lemon twists.