Episode 6: Trips, Tots and Taxes with Dave Hill


The Episode:

The Situations:

Dave is off to tour Europe, Chris took his nephew to the park and Ben just paid his taxes, sort of.

The Drinks:

Pimms Cup
wheel of cucumber
wheel of lemon
2oz Pimm’s No. 1
4oz ginger ale (or lemon-lime soda for weenies)
lemon twist

Muddle the cucumber and lemon slices in a chilled highball glass. Pour in the Pimm’s and ginger ale, and stir to combine. Add ice to fill the glass and garnish with the lemon twist.

Death and Taxes (via)
1 1⁄2oz Gin
1⁄2oz Lillet Blanc
1⁄2oz Sweet Vermouth
1⁄2oz St. Germain
1 1⁄2bsp Amer Nouvelle
Flamed Orange peel for garnish
2ds Bitters, Bitter Truth Jerry Thomas’ Own Decanter

Stir in ice, strain into a chilled coupe, garnish.

Artist’s (Special) Cocktail (via)
3/4oz Rye whiskey
3/4oz Sherry
1/2oz Lemon Juice
1bsp Grenadine Syrup

Shake the booze in ice and strain into a chilled coupe.

2oz gin
1/2oz maraschino liqueur
1/2oz fresh lemon juice
1/4oz of creme de violette
Flamed lemon peel or Maraschino cherry for garnish

Shake the booze in ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Squeeze the lemon peel so that the oils from the skin travel through the flame of a lighter.

1 cup Cachaca
3 limes
1/2 cup sugar
1.5 quarts ice

Slice the limes into 1/8ths, muddle with the sugar until it is as dissolved as possible in the lime juice. Add ice and cachaca and stir to blend.

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