Monthly Archive: February 2017

Sunset Cocktail: Vieux Carre on Fat Tuesday, the Last Day of Marti Gras

3/4 oz Whistlepig Rye 3/4 oz Copper & Kings American Brandy 3/4 oz Cocchi Vermouth di Torino 1 bsp Bénédictine  1 dash Scrappy’s Aromatic Bitters 1 dash Scrappy’s Orleans bitters Pour everything into an...

Sunset Cocktail: Revolver on National Kahlua Day

2 oz Colonel E.H. Taylor Small Batch Bourbon1/2 oz Kahlua Coffee Liqueur2 dashes Scrappy’s Orange BittersStir everything with ice and strain into a chilled Cocktail Glass. Garnish with an Orange peel. Today, February 27th, on...

Sunset Cocktail: Pistachio Suissesse on World Pistachio Day

1 1⁄4 oz La Clandestine Absinthe 1⁄2 oz Pistachio Orgeat* 2 oz Almond Milk 1 Egg White 1 bsp White Creme de Menthe 6 oz Ice Shake Absinthe, Orgeat, Milk and Egg White without...

Weeks 44 and 45: Golan Heights Revisited [52 Whispers From The Muse]

Snow Fairy batch #5/Mon Jardin Overall Rating: 3.7/3.7 Appearance: 4.0/4.0 Louche: 3.5/3.5 Aroma: 3.5/3.5 Flavor/Mouthfeel: 3.5/3.5 Finish: 3.5/4.0 Overall: 4.0/4.0 Style: Blanche ABV: 53%/72%. Country: Israel Distillery: Golan Heights Distillery Appearance: Both are perfectly...

Sunset Cocktail: Rosemary Ginger Mezcal Margarita on National Margarita Day

2 oz Xicaru Silver Mezcal 1 oz Cointreau 1 oz Meyer Lemon Juice 1/2 oz Rosemary Ginger Simple Syrup* 2 dashes Hella Bitters Lemon Ginger Start by drawing a Lemon wedge over the rim of...

Sunset Cocktail: McKinley’s Delight for President’s Day

3 oz. James E. Pepper 1776 Rye1 oz. Dolin Rouge Vermouth2 dashes Kirschwasser1 dash St. George AbsintheStir everything with ice and strain into a chilled Old Fashioned glass. Happy President’s Day for you all...

Sunset Not-Really-a-Cocktail: National Drink Wine Day

6 oz WinePour Wine in Wine glass. Drink Wine. Repeat. Wine.Today on the 2017 Sunset Cocktails Calendar is National Drink Wine Day. Outside of an occasional Shiraz with some bloody, half raw side of...

Sunset Cocktail: Happy Valentines with a Reign in Blood

2 oz Xicaru Silver Mezcal1/2 oz Green Chartreuse3/4 oz Blood Orange Juice1/4 oz Lime juice2 dashes Scrappy’s Chocolate bittersShake everything with ice and double strain into Old Fashioned glass. Fill with Ice and garnish...

Snowstorm Scotch: International Scotch Day

On a night like this you can hear old gods whisper… This one didn’t make the calendar as International Scotch Day on  February 10th is apparently a new thing. I was considering making a rare Scotch...

Sunset Cocktail: The Abolitionist’s Old Fashioned

2 oz Privateer True American Rum1/2 oz Grand Marnier1 cube Sugar2 dashes Hell Bitters OrangeSplash of Soda WaterMuddle Sugar Bitters and Soda Water in an Old Fashioned glass until they are beaten mercilessly. Fill with ice...

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