Tag Archives: Gary Regan

James Joyce Cocktail

1.5 oz Redbreast Whiskey
0.75 oz Sweet Vermouth
0.75 oz Orange Liqueur
0.50 oz Lime Juice

Add all ingredients to a mixing glass
Shake with ice and strain in to a coupe

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The Gourmet from Gaz Regan

By Lesley Jacobs Solmonson

 

1.5 oz Hennessy VSOP Privilège Cognac
1.5 oz Ruby Port
0.75 oz  Monin Gingerbread Syrup

Mix together at room temperature in a snifter

Featured Glassware:  Modern Grace Brandy by Villeroy & Boch

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When mixology becomes the official religion that it should be, Gaz Regan will surely be the patron saint of bartenders – long after his tenure as first pope, of course.  For, in his heart of hearts, Gaz is just that, a bartender who cares deeply for the trade and for other bartenders.  This perspective has led him to write a myriad of books, many of them geared directly to those behind the stick, including The Joy of Mixology and his newest bible, Gaz Regan’s Annual Manual for Bartenders 2011.  Add to that his Ardent Spirits website, which is specifically for mixmasters and includes the Worldwide Bartender Database of more than 2,000 bartenders around the globe.  Quite simply, the man is on a mission to celebrate his trade, and we are ever so pleased that he has chosen to celebrate with us. Read More…

Doc Daneeka Royale

From The Bartender’s Gin Compendium by Gary Regan. By Lesley Jacobs Solmonson

2 oz Leopold’s Gin (Plymouth specified)
0.5 oz Lemon Juice
0.5 oz Grade A Maple Syrup
Champagne
1 grapefruit twist, as an aromatic garnish

Combine Gin, Lemon Juice and Syrup in a mixing glass
Shake with ice and strain into a chilled Champagne flute

Top with Champagne
Release the oils from the grapefruit twist onto the top of the drink, then discard the twist

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Bar Club Press

From The Bartender’s Gin Compendium by Gary Regan

2 oz Leopold’s Gin (Plymouth specified)
0.75 oz Hibiscus Syrup (see below)
0.75 oz Lemon Juice
White of One Egg

Add all ingredients to a mixing glass and shake without ice
Add large ice and shake again
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass
Garnish with a lime twist

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The Blackthorne

From The Joy of Mixology by Gary Regan

2 oz Redbreast Whiskey
1 oz Sweet Vermouth
1 Dash Angostura Bitters
1 Dash Kübler Absinthe

Add all ingredients to a mixing glass.
Stir with large ice and strain into a coupe.
Garnish with a lemon twist.

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