National Scotch Day

For National Scotch Day, which was July 27, I made us this pandemic porch cocktail.   Orange You Going to be Glad When This is Over   2 oz Scotch 2 oz triple sec 1/2 cup orange tea splash of orange seltzer burnt orange peel Luxardo cherry   Combine Scotch, triple sec, and tea in a shaker with ice. Strain into cocktail glasses fill with ice and top with seltzer. Garnish with orange peel and cherry.

By |2020-07-31T12:15:59-04:00July 31st, 2020|Recipes|0 Comments

National Milk Chocolate Day

My Pandemic Porch Cocktail for National Milk Chocolate, July 28, day was a sour for two.   Chocolate Lavender Sour   2 oz whiskey 3/4 oz creme de cacao 1/2 oz lavender simple syrup 1/2 oz lemon juice lemon peel lavender sprig   In a shaker, combine whiskey, syrup, liqueur, and lemon juice . Shake with ice  for 30 to 60 more seconds. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with lemon peel and lavender sprig.   Lavender simple syrup: Heat 1 cup of water and  1 cup of sugar in a saucepan. Add 2 tablespoons of fresh lavender and heat until sugar dissolves. Allow to cool and steep. Strain and store extra in the fridge about 2 weeks.  

By |2020-07-31T12:16:43-04:00July 31st, 2020|Recipes|0 Comments