Joseph Volpe just moved to Oakland, CA, Chris is housesitting and Ben got movie blueballs.
The Departed (via)
1 oz Campari
1 oz Rum, El Dorado 12
3⁄4 oz Amaro, Averna
1⁄2 oz Mezcal (a very smoky Mezcal works best)
1 twst Orange peel
2 ds Peychaud’s Bitters
Stir with ice in a cocktail shaker until well chilled. Strain into a large old fashioned glass over 1 large ice cube. Squeeze the orange peel over it to release the oils. Run the peel around the edge of the glass and drop it in.
Shake all ingredients but the dark rum. Strain them over ice and float the dark rum in a highball glass. Garnish with a wedge of pineapple and a piece of candied ginger.
Add ice to a rocks glass. Add Rose’s blueberry cordial, Rose’s lime cordial and gin, then stir lightly. Top with club soda, and garnish with a slice of lime.
*Bring 1 cup blueberries, 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar to a boil, then simmer for 15 minutes. Allow it to cool and fine-strain it into a container. Add 1 oz of cherry brandy or vodka.
@drinkaboutit I need a cocktail for the end of a six hour day in the garden!
— Donna Harrison (@Gromitsmom) June 22, 2014
Window Box (via)
1 1/2 oz pisco
3 cherry tomatoes
1/2 oz lemon juice
1/2 oz agave syrup
Muddle the tomatoes, two basil leaves and the booze, juice and syrup. Shake with ice and double strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a basil leaf and half a dozen peppercorns.