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See ya 2017! To all our followers and pals we say 🍸 👋🥂🙌 🥃 🎉 🤗. Here’s 9 of our fave vodka cocktails + 9 of our most popular. Thanks so much to all who have given us a ❤️ or left us a comment. And cheers to all the supercreative folks in the cocktail community on Instagram. Have a great NYE and here’s to more creative drinks fun in 2018. And maybe even some IRL meetups 😉! #responsibly
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Soundtrack 🎶 Glenn Miller In The Mood
See ya 2017! To all our followers and pals we say 🍸 👋🥂🙌 🥃 🎉 🤗. Here’s 9 of our fave vodka cocktails + 9 of our most popular. Thanks so much to all who have given us a ❤️ or left us a comment. And cheers to all the supercreative folks in the cocktail community on Instagram. Have a great NYE and here’s to more creative drinks fun in 2018. And maybe even some IRL meetups 😉! #responsibly  . Soundtrack 🎶 Glenn Miller In The Mood
🎄Advent🎄2017 ends tonight, Xmas Eve. A festive ♦️🍸 to celebrate and send Merry Xmas wishes to all our Instagram pals. #xmascocktails #responsibly
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Whether your ice be round or square, may it always be crystal clear. Cheers all!
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{Xmas Cosmos On Ice - makes 2}
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60mls or 2oz @AlaskanRockVodka
60mls or 2oz @cointreau
30mls or 1oz fresh lime juice
90mls or 3oz cranberry juice
several drops @angosturahouse bitters
fat barspoon @luxardousa maraschino cherry syrup
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Stir/Strain/Ice
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True Cosmopolitans should be served up but it’s so hot in Sydney that ice is a necessity tonight 😉. And a sugar rim is common too but we’ve substituted festive ❄️snowflake❄️ sugar spinkles from @williamssonoma Then we added some delicious Luxardo maraschino cherries for a sumptuous finish. Saints preserve us, this 🥃 is delicious!
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Glassware is a couple vintage 1970 Morgantown, Virginia 🇺🇸 Ruby Patriot Sherbet glasses.
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Soundtrack 🎶 - Sandy Nelson The Beat Goes On.
🎄Advent🎄2017 ends tonight, Xmas Eve. A festive ♦️🍸 to celebrate and send Merry Xmas wishes to all our Instagram pals. #xmascocktails  #responsibly  . Whether your ice be round or square, may it always be crystal clear. Cheers all! . {Xmas Cosmos On Ice - makes 2} . 60mls or 2oz @AlaskanRockVodka 60mls or 2oz @cointreau 30mls or 1oz fresh lime juice 90mls or 3oz cranberry juice several drops @angosturahouse bitters fat barspoon @luxardousa maraschino cherry syrup . Stir/Strain/Ice . True Cosmopolitans should be served up but it’s so hot in Sydney that ice is a necessity tonight 😉. And a sugar rim is common too but we’ve substituted festive ❄️snowflake❄️ sugar spinkles from @williamssonoma Then we added some delicious Luxardo maraschino cherries for a sumptuous finish. Saints preserve us, this 🥃 is delicious! . Glassware is a couple vintage 1970 Morgantown, Virginia 🇺🇸 Ruby Patriot Sherbet glasses. . Soundtrack 🎶 - Sandy Nelson The Beat Goes On.
Day 20 🎄Advent 🎄2017 🍸and we are delighted to offer this up as a #secretsanté to supertalented @nickassaur in 🇨🇦. #xmascocktailcreations #responsibly
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Many thanks to @servedbysoberon for creating this fun Instagram party celebrating drinks grammers around the world. Great fun, mate!
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If you’re not following Nick you really need to fix that right away. The man is a genius.  Would you say no to a sake-based alcoholic matcha latte? Neither would we! His posts are always lush and creative and he really knows his hooch. You’ll learn a lot from his feed. And his garnish game and photography is always amazing and what he can do with an egg white will knock your socks off. You’re always an inspiration, Nick, so cheers to you 🥂! More please in 2018 🎉.
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{The Bitcoiner’s Wallet}
45mls or 1 and 1/2oz Alaskan Rock Vodka
30mls or 1oz @choya_official shiso liqueur
20mls or 2/3oz @dorsetmaplereserve bourbon barrel aged maple syrup
20mls or 2/3oz fresh lemon juice
several drops @mister_bitters pink grapefruit and agave bitters
egg white
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Dry Shake/Wet Shake/Strain/Up
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Nick’s posts always feature terrific notes on the various liqueurs and spirits he uses in his creations so we were inspired to try something unusual (to us) for this 🥃: Shiso. It’s made from ume fruit. Choya uses cane spirit and Japanese basil giving a gorgeous red colour and a sweet herbal flavour profile. It pairs perfectly with maple 🍁syrup and 🍋citrus. Rock brings everything together nicely to give the drink a bump, the bitters deliver a nice tart hit and the egg white makes this a slippery sweet libation we hope is Nick-worthy 😉.
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Be sure to shake this a lot to get the eggwhite as fluffy as possible. Glass has been covered with golden @williamssonoma sugar.
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Glassware is a Nick and Nora martini glass from the History Company.
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Soundtrack Oscar Peterson How High The Moon
Day 20 🎄Advent 🎄2017 🍸and we are delighted to offer this up as a #secretsanté  to supertalented @nickassaur in 🇨🇦. #xmascocktailcreations  #responsibly  . Many thanks to @servedbysoberon for creating this fun Instagram party celebrating drinks grammers around the world. Great fun, mate! . If you’re not following Nick you really need to fix that right away. The man is a genius. Would you say no to a sake-based alcoholic matcha latte? Neither would we! His posts are always lush and creative and he really knows his hooch. You’ll learn a lot from his feed. And his garnish game and photography is always amazing and what he can do with an egg white will knock your socks off. You’re always an inspiration, Nick, so cheers to you 🥂! More please in 2018 🎉. . {The Bitcoiner’s Wallet} 45mls or 1 and 1/2oz Alaskan Rock Vodka 30mls or 1oz @choya_official shiso liqueur 20mls or 2/3oz @dorsetmaplereserve bourbon barrel aged maple syrup 20mls or 2/3oz fresh lemon juice several drops @mister_bitters pink grapefruit and agave bitters egg white . Dry Shake/Wet Shake/Strain/Up . Nick’s posts always feature terrific notes on the various liqueurs and spirits he uses in his creations so we were inspired to try something unusual (to us) for this 🥃: Shiso. It’s made from ume fruit. Choya uses cane spirit and Japanese basil giving a gorgeous red colour and a sweet herbal flavour profile. It pairs perfectly with maple 🍁syrup and 🍋citrus. Rock brings everything together nicely to give the drink a bump, the bitters deliver a nice tart hit and the egg white makes this a slippery sweet libation we hope is Nick-worthy 😉. . Be sure to shake this a lot to get the eggwhite as fluffy as possible. Glass has been covered with golden @williamssonoma sugar. . Glassware is a Nick and Nora martini glass from the History Company. . Soundtrack Oscar Peterson How High The Moon
For Monday’s day 16 🎄Advent 🎄2017 🍸we used bright red cocktail cherries in syrup for the very first time. They’re delicious! #xmascocktailcreations #responsibly
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{Cherry On Top - makes 2}
45mls or 1 and 1/2oz Alaskan Rock Vodka
20mls or 2/3oz @chase_distillery elderflower liqueur
20mls or 2/3oz @chartreuse_australia green chartreuse
20mls or 2/3oz fresh lime juice
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Shake/Strain/Pour up or over ice and garnish with a cocktail 🍒cherry.
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This 🥃 is festive, tart with a layered sweetness and a punch of ♦️colour. A perfect combination.
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Weren’t sure how we’d feel about putting ice blocks in coupes but we’ve been seeing it a lot lately from super creative grammers like @barmaxla and @mickassaur so we thought we’d give it a try. It’s a dramatic look and surprisingly easy to enjoy. Here’s to innovation!
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Glassware is a silver-plated coupe. Unknown designer. If you recognise it please share.
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Soundtrack Quincy Jones (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction
For Monday’s day 16 🎄Advent 🎄2017 🍸we used bright red cocktail cherries in syrup for the very first time. They’re delicious! #xmascocktailcreations  #responsibly  . {Cherry On Top - makes 2} 45mls or 1 and 1/2oz Alaskan Rock Vodka 20mls or 2/3oz @chase_distillery elderflower liqueur 20mls or 2/3oz @chartreuse_australia green chartreuse 20mls or 2/3oz fresh lime juice . Shake/Strain/Pour up or over ice and garnish with a cocktail 🍒cherry. . This 🥃 is festive, tart with a layered sweetness and a punch of ♦️colour. A perfect combination. . Weren’t sure how we’d feel about putting ice blocks in coupes but we’ve been seeing it a lot lately from super creative grammers like @barmaxla and @mickassaur so we thought we’d give it a try. It’s a dramatic look and surprisingly easy to enjoy. Here’s to innovation! . Glassware is a silver-plated coupe. Unknown designer. If you recognise it please share. . Soundtrack Quincy Jones (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction
Days 9-15 🎄Advent 2017 and to catch up we’re showcasing 7 lovely vintage 🍸coupes from our collection. Know your glassware! Cheers #responsibly
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Clockwise from the left:
Tiffin ‘Franciscan’ a 90+ year old gold-rimmed beauty
Dorothy Thorpe ‘Allegro’ a classic mid-century modern silver rimmed delight
Libbey Rock Sharpe ‘Burleigh’ so elegant it hurts
Fostoria ‘American Lady’ in amethyst. Hubba Hubba!
Libbey Rock Sharpe bamboo stem. Beloved by fab Marilyn Monroe
Iittala ‘Briljant’ a tiny gem from Finnish genius Tappio Wirkkala
Anchor Hocking ‘Boopie’ an impressive sipper with the cutest name
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Now you know what to look for when you and @Macklemore hit the Thrift Shop #whatwhat
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Hope everyone’s Christmas/silly season is going well. One more working week til rest and reflection time. Can’t hardly wait. Cheers all!
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Soundtrack A Charlie Brown Christmas Vince Guaraldi Trio
Days 9-15 🎄Advent 2017 and to catch up we’re showcasing 7 lovely vintage 🍸coupes from our collection. Know your glassware! Cheers #responsibly  . Clockwise from the left: Tiffin ‘Franciscan’ a 90+ year old gold-rimmed beauty Dorothy Thorpe ‘Allegro’ a classic mid-century modern silver rimmed delight Libbey Rock Sharpe ‘Burleigh’ so elegant it hurts Fostoria ‘American Lady’ in amethyst. Hubba Hubba! Libbey Rock Sharpe bamboo stem. Beloved by fab Marilyn Monroe Iittala ‘Briljant’ a tiny gem from Finnish genius Tappio Wirkkala Anchor Hocking ‘Boopie’ an impressive sipper with the cutest name . Now you know what to look for when you and @Macklemore hit the Thrift Shop #whatwhat  . Hope everyone’s Christmas/silly season is going well. One more working week til rest and reflection time. Can’t hardly wait. Cheers all! . Soundtrack A Charlie Brown Christmas Vince Guaraldi Trio
Day 8 🎄Advent 2017🎄 and we’re revisiting our April adaptation of The Last Word 🍸 from @mmydrinks fun Instagram drinks party. #responsibly #cocktailsofadvent #xmascocktailcreations
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{Zyzzogeton - the last word in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged dictionary 😉}
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Shake/Strain/Ice
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45mls or 1 and 1/2oz @AlaskanRockVodka
45mls or 1 and 1/2oz yellow @Chartreuse_Australia
45mls or 1 and 1/2oz @Maraska_Zadar Maraschino liqueur
45mls or 1and 1/2oz pineapple vanilla shrub*
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Shake everything with ice, double strain and serve on hand cut ice. Garnish with 3 Amarena cherries on a gold 3D printed Alaskan Rock cocktail stick.
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We will be making this again and again. There’s a lot of liquor in this recipe 🥃 but we've preserved the authentic 1:1:1:1 ratio of the original so reduce quantities as required. This mix will make 2 generous servings up in coupe glasses if you prefer authentic The Last Word presentation.
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*For the passionfruit shrub we use the cold press method. Remove the pulp from 2 passionfruit (comes to about 2 tablespoons) place in a bowl and cover with 2 teaspoons of vanilla sugar (we like @heilalavanilla). Passionfruit is very sweet already so the sugar level can be lowered for this shrub. Leave for 2 hours in the fridge then stir in 2 tablespoons of white vinegar. Strain the mix through two sheets of papertowel in a cocktail sieve and press well to extract every last bit of delicious liquid. The pressure of the straining brings the vinegar and fruit together quickly and thoroughly. Make the 🍸and marvel at how darned good it is.
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Lowball glass is from @westelm and it's a joy to hold with its gentle spikes and surprising heft.
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Soundtrack 🎶 - Sister Sledge We Are Family
Day 8 🎄Advent 2017🎄 and we’re revisiting our April adaptation of The Last Word 🍸 from @mmydrinks fun Instagram drinks party. #responsibly  #cocktailsofadvent  #xmascocktailcreations  . {Zyzzogeton - the last word in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged dictionary 😉} . Shake/Strain/Ice . 45mls or 1 and 1/2oz @AlaskanRockVodka 45mls or 1 and 1/2oz yellow @Chartreuse_Australia 45mls or 1 and 1/2oz @Maraska_Zadar Maraschino liqueur 45mls or 1and 1/2oz pineapple vanilla shrub* . Shake everything with ice, double strain and serve on hand cut ice. Garnish with 3 Amarena cherries on a gold 3D printed Alaskan Rock cocktail stick. . We will be making this again and again. There’s a lot of liquor in this recipe 🥃 but we've preserved the authentic 1:1:1:1 ratio of the original so reduce quantities as required. This mix will make 2 generous servings up in coupe glasses if you prefer authentic The Last Word presentation. . *For the passionfruit shrub we use the cold press method. Remove the pulp from 2 passionfruit (comes to about 2 tablespoons) place in a bowl and cover with 2 teaspoons of vanilla sugar (we like @heilalavanilla). Passionfruit is very sweet already so the sugar level can be lowered for this shrub. Leave for 2 hours in the fridge then stir in 2 tablespoons of white vinegar. Strain the mix through two sheets of papertowel in a cocktail sieve and press well to extract every last bit of delicious liquid. The pressure of the straining brings the vinegar and fruit together quickly and thoroughly. Make the 🍸and marvel at how darned good it is. . Lowball glass is from @westelm and it's a joy to hold with its gentle spikes and surprising heft. . Soundtrack 🎶 - Sister Sledge We Are Family
Day 7 🎄Advent 2017🎄 here’s our take on the classic Snowball 🍸 #responsibly #cocktailsofadvent #xmascocktailcreations
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We were inspired by the @diffordsguide 🇬🇧 recipe.
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{Southern Snowball 😉 - makes 2}
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Shake/Strain/Ice
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60mls or 2oz @AlaskanRockVodka
30mls or 1oz @valdespinosherry
20mls or 2/3oz @chase_distillery elderflower liqueur
60mls or 2oz brandy custard
90mls or 3oz @moetchandon
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Shake the first 4 ingredients with ice and strain into two rocks glasses containing ice then top up with the champagne (adding more if needed) and watch it fizz! Good festive drinking. Cheers all!
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The Difford’s Guide Snowball recipe calls for Advocaat (brandy cream liqueur) but we’ve combined Rock and home-made brandy custard, from a @donna.hay recipe, as a substitute. And where Difford’s called for lime cordial we’ve substituted elderflower liqueur.
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The creamy brandy and sherry flavours and softness of the elderflower transform the champagne into a slippery luxe 🥃 perfect for festive 🎉 fun.
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Glassware is a couple gold old fashioned tumblers from a @rosannainc 4-set. Graphic.
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Soundtrack 🎶 - Lovely Day Bill Withers
Day 7 🎄Advent 2017🎄 here’s our take on the classic Snowball 🍸 #responsibly  #cocktailsofadvent  #xmascocktailcreations  . We were inspired by the @diffordsguide 🇬🇧 recipe. . {Southern Snowball 😉 - makes 2} . Shake/Strain/Ice . 60mls or 2oz @AlaskanRockVodka 30mls or 1oz @valdespinosherry 20mls or 2/3oz @chase_distillery elderflower liqueur 60mls or 2oz brandy custard 90mls or 3oz @moetchandon . Shake the first 4 ingredients with ice and strain into two rocks glasses containing ice then top up with the champagne (adding more if needed) and watch it fizz! Good festive drinking. Cheers all! . The Difford’s Guide Snowball recipe calls for Advocaat (brandy cream liqueur) but we’ve combined Rock and home-made brandy custard, from a @donna.hay recipe, as a substitute. And where Difford’s called for lime cordial we’ve substituted elderflower liqueur. . The creamy brandy and sherry flavours and softness of the elderflower transform the champagne into a slippery luxe 🥃 perfect for festive 🎉 fun. . Glassware is a couple gold old fashioned tumblers from a @rosannainc 4-set. Graphic. . Soundtrack 🎶 - Lovely Day Bill Withers
Day 6 🎄Advent 2017🎄 we’re celebrating Rock being available for sale in 🇺🇸 in 2018! #responsibly
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That’s American labelling appearing on our black glass. So excited to sell Stateside. Can’t wait! Cheers all y’all! 🥂
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Here is how we mimosa at Rock HQ. #cocktailsofadvent xmascocktailcreations
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{Is It Brunchtime yet?}
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Assemble in glass
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10mls or 1/3oz  @AlaskanRockVodka
10mls or 1/3oz @giffard_liqueurs_syrups pamplemousse
10mls or 1/3oz fresh ruby grapefruit juice
60mls or 2oz @moetchandon
a dozen dehydrated pomegranate seeds (fresh will work too)
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Glassware is a reproduction Ritz Bar etched champagne coupe from the History Company via Amazon.
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Soundtrack 🎶 - Fun Lovin’ Criminals Loco
Day 6 🎄Advent 2017🎄 we’re celebrating Rock being available for sale in 🇺🇸 in 2018! #responsibly  . That’s American labelling appearing on our black glass. So excited to sell Stateside. Can’t wait! Cheers all y’all! 🥂 . Here is how we mimosa at Rock HQ. #cocktailsofadvent  xmascocktailcreations . {Is It Brunchtime yet?} . Assemble in glass . 10mls or 1/3oz @AlaskanRockVodka 10mls or 1/3oz @giffard_liqueurs_syrups pamplemousse 10mls or 1/3oz fresh ruby grapefruit juice 60mls or 2oz @moetchandon a dozen dehydrated pomegranate seeds (fresh will work too) . Glassware is a reproduction Ritz Bar etched champagne coupe from the History Company via Amazon. . Soundtrack 🎶 - Fun Lovin’ Criminals Loco
Day 5 🎄Advent 2017🎄 Rock + Rose Liqueur + Amaro Vermouth. #cocktailsofadvent #responsibly
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Presentation inspo from the incredible team at @edvmelbourne
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{Rose Bowl}
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Stir/Strain/Ice
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45mls or 1 1/2oz @AlaskanRockVodka
30mls or 1oz @laniquedrinks rose liqueur
30mls or 1oz @giuliococchi Amaro Vermouth
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Stir everything and pour over ice. Fantastic! A perfect #xmascocktailcreations 🥃 to join @alsbarblog fun 😉. Cheers all!
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Glassware is a reproduction of the 1930s Hostel Astor men’s bar whiskey glass courtesy of the History Company and the small flask is also available on on Amazon.
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Soundtrack 🎶 - Mink De Ville Spanish Stroll
Day 5 🎄Advent 2017🎄 Rock + Rose Liqueur + Amaro Vermouth. #cocktailsofadvent  #responsibly  . Presentation inspo from the incredible team at @edvmelbourne . {Rose Bowl} . Stir/Strain/Ice . 45mls or 1 1/2oz @AlaskanRockVodka 30mls or 1oz @laniquedrinks rose liqueur 30mls or 1oz @giuliococchi Amaro Vermouth . Stir everything and pour over ice. Fantastic! A perfect #xmascocktailcreations  🥃 to join @alsbarblog fun 😉. Cheers all! . Glassware is a reproduction of the 1930s Hostel Astor men’s bar whiskey glass courtesy of the History Company and the small flask is also available on on Amazon. . Soundtrack 🎶 - Mink De Ville Spanish Stroll
For Day 4 🎄Advent 2017🎄 a 🍸 with bubbles. #cocktailsofadvent #responsibly
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Here’s to @tonyconigliaro creator of this classic drink. And to Matt @theamateurmixologist for the garnish inspo 😉.
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{Twinkle - makes 2}
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Stir/Strain/Up
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60mls or 2oz @AlaskanRockVodka
30mls or 1oz @belvoirusa elderflower liqueur
scant pinch of  sea salt
90mls or 3oz @moetchandon champagne
twist of lemon to garnish
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Stir the vodka, liqueur and salt together, strain into a chilled coupe, drop in the lemon twist and top up with the champagne 🥂. Delicious! Make this a definite Xmas drink. Cheers all!
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Glassware is a pair of vintage 1960s West Virginia Glass Co iridescent optic coupes. Yet another great 🇺🇸 glass maker.
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Soundtrack 🎶 - @flo_filz Quintal
For Day 4 🎄Advent 2017🎄 a 🍸 with bubbles. #cocktailsofadvent  #responsibly  . Here’s to @tonyconigliaro creator of this classic drink. And to Matt @theamateurmixologist for the garnish inspo 😉. . {Twinkle - makes 2} . Stir/Strain/Up . 60mls or 2oz @AlaskanRockVodka 30mls or 1oz @belvoirusa elderflower liqueur scant pinch of sea salt 90mls or 3oz @moetchandon champagne twist of lemon to garnish . Stir the vodka, liqueur and salt together, strain into a chilled coupe, drop in the lemon twist and top up with the champagne 🥂. Delicious! Make this a definite Xmas drink. Cheers all! . Glassware is a pair of vintage 1960s West Virginia Glass Co iridescent optic coupes. Yet another great 🇺🇸 glass maker. . Soundtrack 🎶 - @flo_filz Quintal
Day 3 🎄Advent 2017🎄 and it’s Dec 5. Prohibition Repeal Day, How about a Rock margarita to celebrate #cocktailsofadvent #responsibly
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Here’s our take on the tequila classic. For the real thing follow @the_margarita_mum Rhonda knows her ‘ritas.
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{Sleight of Hand}
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Shake/Strain/Up
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45mls or 1 and 1/2oz @AlaskanRockVodka
10mls or 1/3oz @italicusrdb bergamot liqueur
10mls or 1/3oz @anticadistilleriaquaglia camomile liqueur
30mls or 1oz fresh lime juice
salted rim @wildhibiscusco pyramid salt flakes and a few flakes in the glass too
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The combination of the bergamot and camomile delivers a tequila-like earthiness and roundness here that we are very happily surprised by. And that salt! Not just a gorgeous colour but delicious as well - more depth than using regular or kosher salt. Cheers all!
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Glassware is a vintage 1930s McKee 'Rock Crystal’ pressed coupe all the way from Pittsburgh PA 🇺🇸. We like to think it was put to good use on this day back in 1933 as Prohibition came to an end.
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Soundtrack 🎶 - Bag Raiders Shooting Stars
Day 3 🎄Advent 2017🎄 and it’s Dec 5. Prohibition Repeal Day, How about a Rock margarita to celebrate #cocktailsofadvent  #responsibly  . Here’s our take on the tequila classic. For the real thing follow @the_margarita_mum Rhonda knows her ‘ritas. . {Sleight of Hand} . Shake/Strain/Up . 45mls or 1 and 1/2oz @AlaskanRockVodka 10mls or 1/3oz @italicusrdb bergamot liqueur 10mls or 1/3oz @anticadistilleriaquaglia camomile liqueur 30mls or 1oz fresh lime juice salted rim @wildhibiscusco pyramid salt flakes and a few flakes in the glass too . The combination of the bergamot and camomile delivers a tequila-like earthiness and roundness here that we are very happily surprised by. And that salt! Not just a gorgeous colour but delicious as well - more depth than using regular or kosher salt. Cheers all! . Glassware is a vintage 1930s McKee 'Rock Crystal’ pressed coupe all the way from Pittsburgh PA 🇺🇸. We like to think it was put to good use on this day back in 1933 as Prohibition came to an end. . Soundtrack 🎶 - Bag Raiders Shooting Stars
Day 2 🎄Advent 2017🎄and for #cocktailsofAdvent we present a Deconstructed Blue Lagoon. Cheers all! #responsibly
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We’ve adapted the @diffordsguide 🍸recipe and we want to send a special shoutout to Nick at @cocktailchemistry for introducing us to the joys of cruets!
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{Jamiroquai}
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Swish//Pour Over Ice
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45mls or 1 and 1/2oz @AlaskanRockVodka
20mls or 2/3oz @fourpillarsgin
30mls or 1oz @bolscocktails blue curaçao
120mls homebar lemonade*
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This 🍹 will bring summer to a wintery zone. Blue curaçao is a bit too often maligned as a cheesy ‘70s ingredient in our view. It’s a great bitter orange liqueur with a sweet and tart flavour profile and while the blue is super🔷 it’s still a pretty hue. Count us in team blue curaçao. It’s not an every day drinking kind of liqueur but it’s worth a try now and again.
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*For the lemonade add 60mls or 2oz fresh lemon juice to the same quantity of soda water and give it all a good stir. The liqueur is sweet enough so we don’t think any simple syrup is needed and we don’t think shaking is needed either, even though there’s citrus present. That’s because a trad Blue Lagoon should be served in a high ball or Tom Collins glass filled with crushed ice. Let the ice do the mixing. Of course go right ahead and shake everything (except the soda water) if you wish.
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Glassware is an oil and vinegar cruet from Amazon with real cork stoppers. Too cute!
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Soundtrack 🎶 - SB / / LA  @eventide_music
Day 2 🎄Advent 2017🎄and for #cocktailsofAdvent  we present a Deconstructed Blue Lagoon. Cheers all! #responsibly  . We’ve adapted the @diffordsguide 🍸recipe and we want to send a special shoutout to Nick at @cocktailchemistry for introducing us to the joys of cruets! . {Jamiroquai} . Swish//Pour Over Ice . 45mls or 1 and 1/2oz @AlaskanRockVodka 20mls or 2/3oz @fourpillarsgin 30mls or 1oz @bolscocktails blue curaçao 120mls homebar lemonade* . This 🍹 will bring summer to a wintery zone. Blue curaçao is a bit too often maligned as a cheesy ‘70s ingredient in our view. It’s a great bitter orange liqueur with a sweet and tart flavour profile and while the blue is super🔷 it’s still a pretty hue. Count us in team blue curaçao. It’s not an every day drinking kind of liqueur but it’s worth a try now and again. . *For the lemonade add 60mls or 2oz fresh lemon juice to the same quantity of soda water and give it all a good stir. The liqueur is sweet enough so we don’t think any simple syrup is needed and we don’t think shaking is needed either, even though there’s citrus present. That’s because a trad Blue Lagoon should be served in a high ball or Tom Collins glass filled with crushed ice. Let the ice do the mixing. Of course go right ahead and shake everything (except the soda water) if you wish. . Glassware is an oil and vinegar cruet from Amazon with real cork stoppers. Too cute! . Soundtrack 🎶 - SB / / LA @eventide_music
🎄Advent 2017🎄starts tonight Dec 3. We're doing #cocktailsofAdvent til Xmas eve. Use the hashtag and join the 🍸fun. 🎉 Cheers all! #responsibly
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We came across an @abigailkirschcatering marmalade vodka sour recipe and felt inspired. Here’s our adaptation.
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{Marma Told Me Not To Come 😉}
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Shake//Strain/Ice
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45mls or 1 and 1/2oz @AlaskanRockVodka
a fat tablespoon of @buderimginger marmalade
30mls or 1oz fresh lemon juice
20mls or 2/3oz @thekingsginger liqueur
10mls or 1/3oz @treatfactory honeycomb syrup
several drops @bettersbitters miraculous foamer
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Make sure to shake this up very well to break up the marmalade and get all the flavours combined as well as activating that foamer (or egg white if you prefer). And garnish with a glacée ginger piece and a couple dehydrated orange slices. This 🥃 is warm and sweet and tart and just perfect to enjoy as we start the countdown to Xmas!
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Glassware is the D&L whisky glass from @denverandliely 🇦🇺. Such a beautiful and clever shape.
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Soundtrack 🎶 - Love For Sale Talking Heads
🎄Advent 2017🎄starts tonight Dec 3. We're doing #cocktailsofAdvent  til Xmas eve. Use the hashtag and join the 🍸fun. 🎉 Cheers all! #responsibly  . We came across an @abigailkirschcatering marmalade vodka sour recipe and felt inspired. Here’s our adaptation. . {Marma Told Me Not To Come 😉} . Shake//Strain/Ice . 45mls or 1 and 1/2oz @AlaskanRockVodka a fat tablespoon of @buderimginger marmalade 30mls or 1oz fresh lemon juice 20mls or 2/3oz @thekingsginger liqueur 10mls or 1/3oz @treatfactory honeycomb syrup several drops @bettersbitters miraculous foamer . Make sure to shake this up very well to break up the marmalade and get all the flavours combined as well as activating that foamer (or egg white if you prefer). And garnish with a glacée ginger piece and a couple dehydrated orange slices. This 🥃 is warm and sweet and tart and just perfect to enjoy as we start the countdown to Xmas! . Glassware is the D&L whisky glass from @denverandliely 🇦🇺. Such a beautiful and clever shape. . Soundtrack 🎶 - Love For Sale Talking Heads
A Tiki 🍸 inspired by fabulous Fede of @welcometomybar . Cheers all! #responsibly
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{Sweet Leilani, Heavenly Headdress}
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Stir/Strain/Lots of ice
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45mls or 1 and 1/2oz @AlaskanRockVodka infused with butterfly pea flowers
15mls or 1/2oz fresh lemon juice
10mls or 1/3oz fresh lime juice
20mls or 2/3oz velvet falernum
10mls or 1/3oz @ableforths summer fruit cup
couple dashes @angosturahouse bitters
scant pinch of sea salt
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This 🥃 is fruity, citrusy and boozy, as all tikis should be. In fact it will even work with added fruit like strawberries, and soda water as a large batch punch 🍹. Delicious!
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Glassware from the History Company via Amazon.
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Soundtrack 🎶 - Cut Your Hair Pavement
A Tiki 🍸 inspired by fabulous Fede of @welcometomybar . Cheers all! #responsibly  . {Sweet Leilani, Heavenly Headdress} . Stir/Strain/Lots of ice . 45mls or 1 and 1/2oz @AlaskanRockVodka infused with butterfly pea flowers 15mls or 1/2oz fresh lemon juice 10mls or 1/3oz fresh lime juice 20mls or 2/3oz velvet falernum 10mls or 1/3oz @ableforths summer fruit cup couple dashes @angosturahouse bitters scant pinch of sea salt . This 🥃 is fruity, citrusy and boozy, as all tikis should be. In fact it will even work with added fruit like strawberries, and soda water as a large batch punch 🍹. Delicious! . Glassware from the History Company via Amazon. . Soundtrack 🎶 - Cut Your Hair Pavement
Holy Grail vintage glassware deserves a classic Gibson 🍸. Title inspired by @barmaxla whose posts are always beautiful and intriguing. Cheers all! #responsibly
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{An Ovation 👏 for Miss Dorothy}
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Stir/Strain/Up
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45mls or 1 and 1/2oz @AlaskanRockVodka
15mls or 1/2oz @maidenii dry vermouth
1 home-made pickled onion
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Cocktail onion recipe is from @thenomadhotel in NYC 🗽. We found it in @imbibe magazine. Check it out. It’s a bit complicated but so worth it. Allow at least 1 week and preferably 2 for the briny mix to work its magic on the onions. We like our Gibson’s a bit dirty 😉 so we weren’t too particular about draining the onion before piercing it with an Alaskan Rock cocktail stick and adding it to the drink. Delicious!
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Glassware is an authentic vintage Dorothy Thorpe Allegro coupe. Miss Dorothy was an outstanding 🇺🇸 glassware designer famed for her sterling silver overlay rims applied to all sorts of simple elegant glass types. Her gear has mid-century modern icon status. There are a lot of knock offs getting around and misattributions for DT’s work. We are well chuffed to have this beauty in our collection.
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Soundtrack 🎶 - Johnny Cash Cat’s in The Cradle
Holy Grail vintage glassware deserves a classic Gibson 🍸. Title inspired by @barmaxla whose posts are always beautiful and intriguing. Cheers all! #responsibly  . {An Ovation 👏 for Miss Dorothy} . Stir/Strain/Up . 45mls or 1 and 1/2oz @AlaskanRockVodka 15mls or 1/2oz @maidenii dry vermouth 1 home-made pickled onion . Cocktail onion recipe is from @thenomadhotel in NYC 🗽. We found it in @imbibe magazine. Check it out. It’s a bit complicated but so worth it. Allow at least 1 week and preferably 2 for the briny mix to work its magic on the onions. We like our Gibson’s a bit dirty 😉 so we weren’t too particular about draining the onion before piercing it with an Alaskan Rock cocktail stick and adding it to the drink. Delicious! . Glassware is an authentic vintage Dorothy Thorpe Allegro coupe. Miss Dorothy was an outstanding 🇺🇸 glassware designer famed for her sterling silver overlay rims applied to all sorts of simple elegant glass types. Her gear has mid-century modern icon status. There are a lot of knock offs getting around and misattributions for DT’s work. We are well chuffed to have this beauty in our collection. . Soundtrack 🎶 - Johnny Cash Cat’s in The Cradle
Sometimes we like to keep our 🍸 super simple. Alaskan Rock Vodka infused* with butterfly pea flowers and vanilla with a spritz of orange oils. Cheers all! #responsibly
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{Rhapsody in Blue}
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Stir/Strain/Ice
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We were inspired by Heeby @onedrinkaday and Kerry @athomecocktails and quite a few other cocktail grammers to use butterfly pea flower as an infusion in our vodka to deliver a gorgeous blue 🔷 hue. (Note - adding citrus will turn the colour into a perfect plum purple but just expressing the oils over the spirits and gliding the peel over the rim of the glass for an extra orange hit will leave that perfect blue unchanged.) Most blue 🥃 are blue curaçao based but the butterfly pea flower is a perfect mixology component because it doesn't deliver any kind of flavour. It’s all about colour. Here’s to bringing out your inner artist 🎨👨‍🎨🎨👩‍🎨.
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For the infusion we dropped 10 dehydrated butterfly pea flowers into 120mls of our vodka (makes 2 drinks) along with a quarter teaspoon of vanilla paste and refrigerated for an hour before straining through paper-towel. The longer you leave the flowers and the more you add the deeper the blue.
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Glassware is vintage Anchor Hocking hobnail moon stone fruit cup coupes sitting on @basandlokes leather coasters.
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Soundtrack 🎶 - Portugal. The Man. Feel it Still
Sometimes we like to keep our 🍸 super simple. Alaskan Rock Vodka infused* with butterfly pea flowers and vanilla with a spritz of orange oils. Cheers all! #responsibly  . {Rhapsody in Blue} . Stir/Strain/Ice . We were inspired by Heeby @onedrinkaday and Kerry @athomecocktails and quite a few other cocktail grammers to use butterfly pea flower as an infusion in our vodka to deliver a gorgeous blue 🔷 hue. (Note - adding citrus will turn the colour into a perfect plum purple but just expressing the oils over the spirits and gliding the peel over the rim of the glass for an extra orange hit will leave that perfect blue unchanged.) Most blue 🥃 are blue curaçao based but the butterfly pea flower is a perfect mixology component because it doesn't deliver any kind of flavour. It’s all about colour. Here’s to bringing out your inner artist 🎨👨‍🎨🎨👩‍🎨. . For the infusion we dropped 10 dehydrated butterfly pea flowers into 120mls of our vodka (makes 2 drinks) along with a quarter teaspoon of vanilla paste and refrigerated for an hour before straining through paper-towel. The longer you leave the flowers and the more you add the deeper the blue. . Glassware is vintage Anchor Hocking hobnail moon stone fruit cup coupes sitting on @basandlokes leather coasters. . Soundtrack 🎶 - Portugal. The Man. Feel it Still
All Hallows' Eve gets a classic ♣️ black 🍸inspired by Edgar Allan Poe. Cheers all! #responsibly
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{The Casket Crack'd}
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45mls or 1 and 1/2oz @AlaskanRockVodka
30mls or 1oz espresso coffee (we love @Illy_coffee)
20mls or 2/3oz @MrBlackSpirits coffee liqueur
scant pinch of sea salt
10mls or 1/3oz simple syrup
several drops @BettersBitters miraculous foamer
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Shake/Strain/Ice
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An espresso martini will definitely get your tell-tale heart 💔racing this Halloween.
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Vintage Libbery Rock Sharp bamboo stem coupe sitting on a bed of coffee grounds to simulate the disturbed earth of a burial plot. 👻🎩🎃 Congrats to all the inspired Halloween cocktails featured on Instagram. Some very clever folks out there and we say 🙌✨✨🙌 to you all!
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Soundtrack 🎶 - Supergrass Mary
All Hallows' Eve gets a classic ♣️ black 🍸inspired by Edgar Allan Poe. Cheers all! #responsibly  . {The Casket Crack'd} . 45mls or 1 and 1/2oz @AlaskanRockVodka 30mls or 1oz espresso coffee (we love @Illy_coffee) 20mls or 2/3oz @MrBlackSpirits coffee liqueur scant pinch of sea salt 10mls or 1/3oz simple syrup several drops @BettersBitters miraculous foamer . Shake/Strain/Ice . An espresso martini will definitely get your tell-tale heart 💔racing this Halloween. . Vintage Libbery Rock Sharp bamboo stem coupe sitting on a bed of coffee grounds to simulate the disturbed earth of a burial plot. 👻🎩🎃 Congrats to all the inspired Halloween cocktails featured on Instagram. Some very clever folks out there and we say 🙌✨✨🙌 to you all! . Soundtrack 🎶 - Supergrass Mary
Halloween approaches so we’ve gone blood ♦️red for this #shrubsaturday 🍸Cheers all! #responsibly
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{The Acrobat’s Dream - makes 3 drinks}
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60mls or 2oz @AlaskanRockVodka
60mls or 2oz pomegranate shrub*
30mls or 1oz velvet falernum
pinch of sea salt
several drops @mister_bitters apricot and smoked hickory bitters
60mls or 2oz soda water
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Stir/Strain/Ice
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The colour of this 🥃 is amazing but it’s the taste that wows. Pour over clear ice and enjoy!
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*For the shrub we used the strained juice from 3 pomegranates (about 60mls or 2oz) with 3 heaped tablespoons of dark muscavado sugar and 30mls or 1oz of white vinegar. Refrigerate for 4 hours, stirring at the half way mark to make sure all the sugar is dissolved. Pomegranates have an earthy quality to their sweetness so we ramped that up with the dark sugar which has an almost molasses flavour profile when dissolved. This shrub is tart yet earthy at the same time - quite the feat! One might even say ‘spooky' 🎃😉!
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Vintage Tiffin Francisan Astral design oyster cups circa mid-1950s. Classic American 🇺🇸 glassware.
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Soundtrack 🎶 - Trio (Parton Ronstadt Harris) I Feel The Blues Movin’ In.
Halloween approaches so we’ve gone blood ♦️red for this #shrubsaturday  🍸Cheers all! #responsibly  . {The Acrobat’s Dream - makes 3 drinks} . 60mls or 2oz @AlaskanRockVodka 60mls or 2oz pomegranate shrub* 30mls or 1oz velvet falernum pinch of sea salt several drops @mister_bitters apricot and smoked hickory bitters 60mls or 2oz soda water . Stir/Strain/Ice . The colour of this 🥃 is amazing but it’s the taste that wows. Pour over clear ice and enjoy! . *For the shrub we used the strained juice from 3 pomegranates (about 60mls or 2oz) with 3 heaped tablespoons of dark muscavado sugar and 30mls or 1oz of white vinegar. Refrigerate for 4 hours, stirring at the half way mark to make sure all the sugar is dissolved. Pomegranates have an earthy quality to their sweetness so we ramped that up with the dark sugar which has an almost molasses flavour profile when dissolved. This shrub is tart yet earthy at the same time - quite the feat! One might even say ‘spooky' 🎃😉! . Vintage Tiffin Francisan Astral design oyster cups circa mid-1950s. Classic American 🇺🇸 glassware. . Soundtrack 🎶 - Trio (Parton Ronstadt Harris) I Feel The Blues Movin’ In.