Rosewater Syrup

Rosewater syrup can be a interesting addition to many cocktails. It works especially well in drinks that feature gins flavored with rose petal botanicals.
This is the syrup that is used in the Prickly Pear and Rose Caipirinha.

Cherry & Vanilla Cocktail Bitters

Print Auto Draft Ingredients 1 cup pitted Bing cherries 2 vanilla beans halved lengthwise 15 g star anise 10 whole cloves 10 g whole green cardamom pods 5 g black peppercorns 15 g fennel seeds 2 five inch lengths of dried licorice root 1 1/2 4 inch lengths of cinnamon sticks 750 ml bottle overproof…

Chamomile & Fennel Cocktail Bitters

Print Chamomile & Fennel Bitters Ingredients 17 g dried organic chamomile flowers 1 five inch length dried licorice root 10 g whole green cadamom pods 15 g fennel seeds 26 oz bottle London dry gin Instructions In a glass jar with a tight fitting lid combine all ingredients and top with gin. Seal tightly and…

Fig Bitters

Print Fig Bitters Ingredients 1 cup dried figs 2 fresh figs cut in half 10 g whole green cardamom pods 10 g whole cloves 1 vanilla bean split 1 1/2 3 inch cinammon stick Strips of zest from 3 oranges 2 tablespoon cinchona bark 1 teaspoon gentian root 1/4 cup dried orange peel 1 vanilla…

Chipotle Orange Syrup

Chipotle Orange Syrup is one of my favorite additions to a number of cocktails. The combination of smoky chipotle peppers and sweet orange complements both the sweet caramel notes in bourbon and the earthiness of a good anejo tequila. In cocktails the spice tends manifest on the swallow and build in a pleasant lingering way.…