Archive | December 24, 2011

Stockholm 75 from Jacob Grier

1 oz Krogstad Aquavit
0.75 oz Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
0.50 oz Simple Syrup (1:1)
0.50 tsp Brooklyn Hemispherical Sriracha Bitters
Dry Sparkling Wine

Add aquavit, juice, syrup, and bitters to a mixing glass
Shake with ice and strain into a champagne flute
Top with dry sparkling wine and garnish with a lemon twist

Featured Glassware:  Miss Desiree Flute by Villeroy & Boch


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This is our final Christmas drink for 2011, and before we do anything else, I want to thank everyone who was kind enough to provide a recipe for us.  Our goal this year was to step outside of the 12 Bottle Bar and see what some friends, both new and old, were drinking for the holidays.  As we’ve now been espousing our way of thinking for a little over two years now, we thought it would be fun to take a little break and to show you some exciting things – bitters, allspice dram, applejack – that are available outside of our stringent rule set but well worth your attention.  Even if you’re a 12BB die-hard, we hope that you picked up a few new ideas that you can work into your routine.  Read More…