Martin Wine Cellar

 
 

  • June 27, 2014

    Boulevardier

    Ingredients 1 oz Bourbon or Rye Whiskey Martin’s recommends Johnny Drum Private Stock 101 Bourbon or Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey 1 oz Campari 1 oz Sweet Vermouth Garnish: orange twist or cherry Procedure Pour ingredients into a mixing glass and fill with cracked ice. Stir well for 20 seconds and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Brooklyn

    Ingredients 2 oz Rye or other Whiskey Martin’s recommends Bulleit Rye Whiskey or Westchester Wheat Whiskey 1 oz Dry Vermouth 1/4 oz Maraschino Liqueur 1/4 ounce Amer Picon or a few or orange bitters Procedure Combine ingredients with ice and stir until well-chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

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  • June 27, 2014

    Cosmopolitan

    Ingredients Ice 1 1/2 oz citrus-flavored Vodka Martin’s recommends Grays Peak Vodka Meyer Lemon 1/2 oz triple sec 1/2 oz cranberry juice 1/4 oz lime juice Orange twist, for garnish Procedure Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add Vodka, triple sec, cranberry and lime. Shake! Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with orange twist.

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  • June 27, 2014

    Daiquiri

    Ingredients 2 oz light Rum Martin’s recommends Plantation Silver Rum 3 Stars 3/4 oz fresh-squeezed lime juice (about 1/2 of a lime) 1 teaspoon sugar Procedure Pour sugar and lime juice into a cocktail shaker and stir until sugar is dissolved. Add the Rum and fill shaker with ice. Shake well for 10 seconds and […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Dark and Stormy

    Ingredients 2 oz Dark Rum Martin’s recommends Gosling’s Black Seal Rum Bermuda 10 oz of ginger beer Lime wedge, for garnish Ice 1/4 lime Procedure Fill a 12 oz glass with ice. Squeeze the lime wedge over the ice in the glass. Add Rum and ginger beer. Stir lightly and garnish with lime wedge, if desired.

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  • June 27, 2014

    French 75

    Ingredients 2 oz Gin or Cognac Martin’s recommends Citadelle Gin or Pierre Ferrand Cognac Original Formula 1840 1 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 tsp sugar Champagne or sparkling wine Garnish: long thin lemon spiral and cocktail cherry Procedure Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Add Gin/Cognac, lemon juice and sugar and shake until well chilled, […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Irish Coffee

    Ingredients 2 oz Irish Whiskey Martin’s recommends Jameson Blended Irish Whiskey 4 oz fresh-brewed coffee 1/2 to 1 oz simple syrup 1-2 oz heavy cream Procedure Whip the cream until thick, but not stiff. In a pre-warmed toddy mug, add Whiskey, simple syrup and coffee. Stir. Gently spoon cream atop the coffee mixture.

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  • June 27, 2014

    Mai Tai

    Ingredients 1 oz Light Rum Martin’s recommends Plantation Silver Rum 3 Stars 1 oz Dark Rum Martin’s recommends Angostura Rum Anejo 5 Year Juice of 1 medium lime, about 1 ounce (save the shell for garnish) 1/2 oz Curaçao 1/2 oz Orgeat Syrup Garnish: mint Procedure Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker and fill […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Margarita

    Ingredients 3 1/2 cups high quality Tequila, preferably Reposado Martin’s recommends Calle 23 Tequila Reposado or Fortaleza Tequila Reposado 2 cups Cointreau, Grand Marnier or Triple Sec 1/2 cup simple syrup (or more to taste) 2 quarts ice cubes 3/4 cup lemon juice, from 6 to 10 lemons 3/4 cup lime juice, from 8 to […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Manhattan

    Ingredients 4 oz Rye Whiskey or Bourbon Martin’s recommends Johnny Drum Private Stock 101 Bourbon or Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey 2 oz sweet Vermouth 4 dashes Angostura bitters Garnish: 2 Maraschino cherries and 2 twist orange peel Procedure Add Whiskey, sweet Vermouth and bitters into a mixing glass filled with ice. Stir. Place a maraschino cherry […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Martini

    Ingredients 2 oz Dry Gin Martin’s recommends Comb Gin 9 1 oz Dry Vermouth 1 dash orange bitters (optional, but highly recommended) Procedure Combine ingredients in a shaker and fill with ice. Shake! Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Twist a piece of lemon peel over the drink as garnish, or toss in an olive.

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  • June 27, 2014

    Mimosa

    Ingredients 1 bottle Sparkling Wine, Cava, Prosecco or Champagne Martin’s recommends Adriano Adami Prosecco Garbel Brut Treviso NV, Casa Dora Brut Cava NV or Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV 1 carton Orange Juice Triple Sec (optional) Procedure Fill half of a champagne flute with chilled sparkling wine or Champagne (about an ounce) and top off […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Mint Julep

    Ingredients 3 oz Bourbon Martin’s recommends Rowan’s Creek  3/4 oz Cocktail & Sons Mint & Lemon Verbena 8 to 10 leaves fresh mint Crushed ice Garnish: Mint leaves  Procedure Pour simple syrup to the bottom of a tall glass. Add mint leaves and gently bruise with a wooden spoon. Stir in Bourbon. Fill the glass with crushed […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Moscow Mule

    Ingredients 2 oz Vodka Martin’s recommends Grays Peak Vodka 1 oz lime juice Ginger beer Garnish: lime wedge Procedure Pour Vodka and lime juice into a highball glass with ice. Top off with the ginger beer. Garnish with the lime wedge.

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  • June 27, 2014

    Mojito

    Ingredients 1 oz Silver Rum Martin’s recommends Plantation Silver Rum 3 Stars or 10 Cane Rum 12 mint leaves 1 tbsp sugar Splash of lime syrup 2 oz club soda Procedure Place mint leaves in bottom of glass. Add crushed ice, Rum, sugar and lime syrup and muddle. Add club soda and garnish with mint […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Negroni

    Ingredients 1 oz Dry Gin Martin’s recommends Citadelle Gin 1 oz Campari 1 oz Sweet Vermouth Procedure There are two common ways to serve a Negroni: on the rocks, or straight up. On the Rocks Combine the ingredients in an old-fashioned glass filled with ice and stir. Twist a piece of orange peel over the […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Old Fashioned

     Ingredients 2 ounces Bourbon or Rye Whiskey Martin’s recommends Rowan’s Creek Small Batch Bourbon 1 teaspoon superfine sugar (or 1 sugar cube) 2-3 dashes of bitters Procedure Place the sugar in an Old Fashioned glass and douse with the bitters. Add a few drops of water and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Add Whiskey and […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Pina Colada

    Ingredients 2 oz light or gold Rum Martin’s recommends Plantation Silver Rum 3 Stars or Angostura Rum Gran Anejo 7 Year 2 oz coconut milk 2 oz fresh pineapple juice Ice Garnish: pineapple wedge Procedure Pour Rum over ice in blender. Add coconut milk and pineapple juice. Blend until smooth. Pour into a glass and […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Pisco Sour

    Ingredients 3 oz Pisco Martin’s recommends Porton Pisco 1 oz fresh-squeezed lime juice 3/4 oz simple syrup 1 fresh egg white ice 1 dash Angostura or Amargo bitters Procedure Combine everything except bitters in a shaker. Shake vigorously until egg white is foamy, about 10 seconds. Add ice and shake again. Strain into chilled cocktail […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Planter’s Punch

    Ingredients 3 oz dark Rum Martin’s recommends Plantation Rum Original Dark 1 oz simple syrup 3/4 oz fresh lime juice 3 dashes Angostura bitters Ice Garnish: mint Procedure Combine ingredients in a tall glass and fill with crushed ice. Stir. The ice will settle as you do this; add more crushed ice to fill, garnish […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Ramos Gin Fizz

    Ingredients 2 oz Gin Martin’s recommends Citadelle Gin 1 oz cream 1 egg white 1/2 oz lemon juice 1/2 oz lime juice 2 tsp sugar, to taste 2-3 drops orange flower water Seltzer Procedure Combine everything except seltzer in a shaker. Shake until foamy. Strain into a chilled Collins glass and add an ounce or […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Rum Punch

    Ingredients 1oz Gold Rum Martin’s recommends Plantation Barbados Rum Grande Reserve 5 Year 1oz Coconut Rum 2oz Pineapple Juice 2oz Orange Juice 1/4oz lime syrup Splash of grenadine syrup Procedure Pour all ingredients over ice into cocktail shaker. Shake well. Strain into tall glass over ice. Garnish with a lime wedge.

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  • June 27, 2014

    Sazerac

    Ingredients 2 oz Rye Whiskey Martin’s recommends Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey 3 or 4 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters 1 teaspoon Herbsaint, Pernod, Pastis, or Absinthe 1 tsp sugar lemon peel Procedure Chill an Old Fashioned glass or small tumbler in your freezer. In a mixing glass, combine sugar, Peychaud’s Bitters and a few drops of water. Mix […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Sidecar

    Ingredients 2 oz VSOP Cognac, Armagnac or Brandy Martin’s recommends Pierre Ferrand Cognac Original Formula 1840 1 oz Cointreau 3/4 oz fresh lemon juice, to taste Garnish: Superfine sugar and orange or lemon peel   Procedure Optional: Prepare cocktail glass by making a slit in a lemon wedge and running the cut edge around the […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Tequila Sunrise

    Ingredients 1.5 oz Reposado Tequila, chilled Martin’s recommends Calle 23 Tequila Reposado 4 oz fresh orange juice 1 dash Grenadine Garnish: orange slice and cherry Procedure Add Tequila and then the orange juice to a chilled highball glass. Float the grenadine on top and garnish with an orange slice and a cherry.

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  • June 27, 2014

    Vieux Carré

    Ingredients 3/4 oz Rye Whiskey Martin’s recommends Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey 3/4 oz Cognac Martin’s recommends Pierre Ferrand Cognac Original Formula 1840 3/4 oz Sweet Vermouth 1/2 tsp Benedictine 1 dash Peychaud’s Bitters 1 dash Angostura Bitters Garnish: Cherry Procedure Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and fill with ice. Stir well and strain into an ice-filled […]

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  • June 27, 2014

    Whiskey Sour

    Ingredients 2 oz Whiskey Martin’s recommends Rowan’s Creek Small Batch Bourbon 1 oz fresh-squeezed lemon juice 1 tsp sugar 1 egg white (optional—be sure to shake more vigorously) Procedure Pour ingredients into a shaker, fill with ice and shake. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass, or into an ice-filled Old Fashioned glass. Garnish with a cherry, […]

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    June 26, 2014

    Gin

    Gin and its Lowlands cousin Genever (Jenever in Belgium) are white spirits that are flavored with juniper berries a varied assortment of herbs and spices. The spirit base of Gin is primarily grain, usually wheat or rye, making it a light-bodied spirit.   Source Genever is made primarily from “malt wine” (a mixture of malted […]

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    June 26, 2014

    Vodka

    The earliest distilled spirit in Eastern Europe was distilled from mead (honey wine) or beer and was called perevara. Vodka, from the Russian word voda meaning water, was originally describes grain distillates used for medicinal purposes. As distilling techniques improved, Vodka, Wodka in Polish, gradually came to be the accepted term for beverage spirit, regardless […]

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  • POS_Learn_Tequila101
    June 26, 2014

    Tequila

    Tequila has a personality of its own. It is a drink meant to be consumed with friends and good food. Perhaps because of its common man Mexicano heritage, Tequila resists being serious. Tequila is fun! Tequila is the name of the town where production originally began, and it is also the name of the volcano […]

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