They Shall Inherit the Earth

The Drink

2 PARTS BRANDY
2 PARTS LEMON JUICE
1 PART COINTREAU
1 PART BENEDICTINE

-From So Red the Nose

IMG_0531FUN FACT: Noilly Prat Original Dry is not sold in Arizona. Or… perhaps even the United States, I’m still trying to figure that one out. So pirates will have to wait till I can get France to send me some. Continue reading

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Bring ‘Em Back Alive

The Drink

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There is nothing like a Singapore Gin Sling for helping to see snakes in the Malayan jungles and giving you the courage to tackle them bare-handed. 

1 JIGGER D.O.M (Benedictine), 2 JIGGERS CHERRY BRANDY, 3 JIGGERS DRY GIN, JUICE OF ONE LIME, DASH OF ORANGE BITTERS, DASH OF ANGOSTURA BITTERS

Add water or soda (as preferred) in Amount Equal to the Above Ingredients. Mix with Swizzle Stick Until Foamy. Add Ice Chipped Fine, and Serve.

– From So Red the Nose

Singapore Sling
Frank Buck’s re-imagining of the Singapore Sling is the only drink I have made so far that can properly be called “fruity.” But it’s a serious, dark-colored, 1930’s kind of fruity.  Just compare my picture to this one of a modern Sling. See how much prettier and pinker the 2014 version is? Continue reading