Martin Wine Cellar

 
 

  • 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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  • POS_Learn_Vodka101
    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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    June 26, 2014

    Scotch and Irish Whisky

    Irish and Scotch Whiskies differ in taste due different distillation processes. Scotch Whisky is distilled twice, where as Irish Whiskey is distilled three times. Irish Whiskey, like Scotch, is a barley derivative meaning it is often cut with neutral grain spirits. The malt half, sprouted barley with oats, is dried in a closed kiln so […]

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  • POS_Learn_Rum101
    June 26, 2014

    Rum

    The Source Rum distinguishes itself from other spirits by the plant from which it is made, sugar cane. Sugar cane, a member of the grass family has its origins in Papau New Guinea, but this hearty plant is grown in tropical climes around the world. The sweet juice of the mature plant is extracted by […]

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  • POS_Learn_Whiskey101
    June 20, 2014

    American Whisky

      The Distillation Process Upon arrival at the distillery the grain is carefully inspected and cleaned of all dust. It is then ground in the gristmill to a meal. The meal is first cooked to release starch from its tough cellular coating, then malt is added to convert the starches. This mixture, now called wort, […]

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