Adam Pranica went on a bender with a friend and a bartender, Chris crashed a friend’s anniversary dinner, and Ben is getting off the ropes and back in the fight.
P & P Pisco (Casey Robinson)
1 oz pisco
1 oz Pimm’s No. 1
.25 oz maraschino liqueur
.5 oz fresh lime juice
.5 oz fresh lemon juice
.25 oz rich simple syrup (2:1)
3 dashes Angostura bitters
Chilled ginger beer, to taste
Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake until well chilled. Strain into a Collins glass filled with crushed ice. Top with ginger beer and garnish with the mint sprig, cucumber wheel and lemon slice.
Muddle the olive oil, serrano pepper and agave in a mixing glass. Add the Mezcal, St Germain, Chartreuse and lime juice. Shake with ice until well chilled. Strain over ice and garnish with a lime wheel and a few grinds of pepper.
1.5 oz gin
.5 oz overproof rum
.5 oz Aperol
.5 oz watermelon syrup (equal parts fresh, strained watermelon juice and sugar)
.75 oz fresh lime juice
1 dash Bitter Truth grapefruit bitters
1 sprig fresh thyme for garnish
Combine all ingredients and shake with ice until well chilled. Strain into an ice-filled glass and garnish with the thyme.
Beer and a Smoke
1 oz Sombra Mezcal
.75 oz Lime Juice
1 dash The Bitter Truth Celery Bitters
4 dashes Cholula hot sauce
Stir with ice and strain into a chilled Collins glass rimmed with kosher salt, celery salt, and ground black pepper. Top with 6 oz Victory Pilsner and garnish with freshly grated orange and lime zest.