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Making Great Cocktails at Home - Episode 1 - Me and My Negroni

Tony takes us on a journey through his personal experiences learning to craft his favorite cocktail.
Here he'll passionately prepare a classic Negroni.

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Ingredients:

  • 1oz Campari
  • 1oz Sweet Vermouth
  • 1oz Gin
  • Orange Peel

Directions:
Pour equal parts Campari, Sweet Vermouth, and Gin into Etched Mixing Glass. Add ice to the glass and give it a quick stir. Place a 2 inch ice cube in your serving glass. Put the Hawthorne Strainer over your mixing glass and strain the drink out into the serving glass. Cut a small swath of orange peel, twist to express over the drink, and place on top as a garnish.

 

Making Great Cocktails at Home - Episode 2 - The French 75

This week on Making Great Cocktails at Home, in honor of our warmer weather, Tony’s shaking things up by teaching you how to make a French 75, with bonus lessons on using a Boston Shaker and how to make simple syrup! Enjoy great cocktail with a kick, like the gun it was named after! Stay tuned each week as Tony covers a new cocktail!

Ingredients:

  • 1oz Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 1oz Simple Syrup
  • 2oz Gin
  • Sparkling Wine

Directions: Chill your serving glass with ice. Squeeze 1 oz fresh lemon juice into your mixing glass. Then add 1oz simple syrup, and 2 oz of gin. In the body of the mixer, add ice until it is 2/3rds full. Pour the drink into the tin and lock the glass inside the body of the tin. Shake vigorously for several seconds. Remove ice from the Fizz glass. In your Fizz Glass, pour sparkling wine until the bubbles reach the top. Place the Hawthorne Strainer over your mixing tin and pour the drink out into the serving glass.

 

Making Great Cocktails at Home - Episode 3 - Moscow Mule

This week, on Making Great Cocktails at Home, you’re just three simple ingredients away from a spicy,
refreshing cocktail. Learn the history and hardware behind the iconic Moscow Mule!

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Ingredients:

  • 1/2oz Lime Juice
  • 2oz Vodka
  • Ginger Beer

Modern Mixologist Bar Tools Used:

Directions: Fill a copper mug with cracked ice to the top. Add 1/2 oz of fresh-squeezed lime juice
and 2 oz of vodka. Then top it with a chilled ginger beer.
Stir once with the bar spoon and garnish it with a lime.

Enjoy!

 

Making Great Cocktails at Home - Episode 4 - The Margarita

In honor of Cinco de Mayo, we’re releasing an episode early this week on Making Great Cocktails at Home! Follow Tony and get your Margarita on, the god-mother of all shaken cocktails! Stay tuned each week as Tony covers a new cocktail!

Ingredients:

  • 1oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • 2oz Lemon Sour
  • 1oz Cointreau
  • 2oz Silver Tequila

Directions: Squeeze 1 oz fresh lime juice into the jigger and pour into the mixing glass. Then add 2 oz of fresh lemon sour and 1 ounce of Cointreau. Finally, add 2 ounces of silver tequila. Then add ice to the mixing tin and into your serving glass. Transfer the drink from the mixing glass to the mixing tin. Put your Boston Shaker together and…Shake! Place Hawthorne strainer over the mixing Tin. Strain that out and garnish it with a wedge of cut lime.

Enjoy!

Making Great Cocktails at Home - Episode 5 - The Mint Julep

Welcome to another week of Making Great Cocktails at Home! The Kentucky Derby may be over, but you can still enjoy a refreshing Mint Julep!
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Ingredients:

  • A Dozen Mint Leaves
  • 2oz Lemon Sour
  • 2 Tsp Simple Syrup
  • 2 1/2oz Bourbon
  • Crushed ice

Modern Mixologist Bar Tools Used:

Directions: Mix right in the serving cup. Add about a dozen mint leaves into the julep cup and 2 teaspoons of simple syrup. Muddle the mint into the syrup and add crushed ice, then slowly drizzle 2 1/2 oz Bourbon over the crushed ice. Then stir the drink together with the twisted bar spoon, add a little more ice, and garnish with another sprig of mint.

Enjoy!

 

Making Great Cocktails at Home - Episode 6 - The Cosmopolitan

To continue shaking things up, we turn to the original contemporary classic, the Cosmopolitan, this week on Making Great Cocktails at Home!
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Stay tuned each week as Tony covers a new cocktail!


Ingredients:

  • Lemon Peel
  • 1/2oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • 3/4oz Cranberry Juice
  • 3/4oz Cointreau
  • 1 1/2oz Lemon Flavored Vodka

Directions: Chill serving glass in ice. Add 1/2 oz of fresh squeezed lime juice to shaker cup. Then, pour in 3/4 oz Cranberry Juice, 3/4oz Cointreau, and 1 1/2zo Citron. Add ice into the larger mixing tin and pour the drink in on top of it. Combine the tins to shake your drink. Wake the drink up, don’t rock it to sleep! Remove ice from serving glass and separate your shaker cup from the tin. Using the Hawthorne strainer on the large mixing tin, pour through the secondary strainer directly into the serving glass. Cut a slice from a rolled lemon peel, express the lemon oils over the top of the drink and set the peel as a garnish. Enjoy!

Enjoy!