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1

What style of Gin is most appropriate for a Pink Gin?

Plymouth Gin

Pink Gin:

  • 2 oz Plymouth Gin
  • 3-4 dashes of Angostura bitters
  • Pour bitters into glass and turn to coat. Stir gin with ice and strain into glass. Cocktail Glass
  • An outlier in mixology terms as it does not belong to any standard category of mixed drinks; it's not a cocktail, a sour, a sling, a cobbler, a cooler, etc

2

What are the 3 components of a Negroni Cocktail?

  • Gin
  • Campari
  • Sweet Vermouth

3

What is in the Aviation?

  • 1.5 oz London Dry Gin
  • .5 oz Maraschino Liqueur
  • .75 oz Lemon Juice
  • 1 Barspoon Crème de Violette
  • Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake to chill. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  • Cocktail Glass, Cherry (Maraschino, Amarena, Brandied Cherry) or Lemon Peel

4

What does the name Aviation indicate? 

a light blue that should be reminiscent of the sky

  • Crème de violette can be pretty intense, so use judiciously. For a softer and fruitier edge, use crème Yvette.
  • drier variation, the Casino, swaps a few dashes of orange bitters for the violet liqueur

5

What is the name of the drier style Aviation?; what's the difference in preparation?

Casino (dry style Aviation) 

  • Swaps a few dashes of orange bitters for the violet liqueur

6

What is in the Abbey Cocktail?

Abbey Cocktail

  • 2 oz Gin
  • 3/4 oz Lillet
  • 3/4 oz Orange Juice
  • 2 dashes Bitters

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain.

Cocktail Glass, Cherry 

The standard recipe is a simple combination of gin, orange juice and orange bitters, resulting in a botanical-laced version of a screwdriver. But Lillet is great with gin, providing both sweet and bitter flavors to bring the whole package together.

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Describe the Abbey Cocktail.

Botanical-laced version of a screwdriver. The standard recipe is a simple combination of gin, orange juice and orange bitters. But Lillet is great with gin, providing both sweet and bitter flavors to bring the whole package together.

  • 2 oz Gin
  • 3/4 oz Lillet
  • 3/4 oz Orange Juice
  • 2 dashes Orange Bitters

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain.

Cocktail Glass, Cherry 

8

What is in the Alexander?

Alexander

  • 2 oz Gin
  • 1 oz White Crème de Cacao
  • 3/4 oz Heavy Cream

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain.

Cocktail, Grated Nutmeg 

London dry gins work for the Alexander, but genevers lend malty qualities. According to one story, famed Phillies pitcher Grover Cleveland Alexander was the inspiration for the cocktail.

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According to one story, who was the inspiration for the Alexander cocktail?

famed Phillies pitcher Grover Cleveland Alexander

Alexander

  • 2 oz Gin
  • 1 oz White Crème de Cacao
  • 3/4 oz Heavy Cream

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White Lady

  • 1 oz Gin
  • 1 oz Cointreau
  • 1 oz Lemon Juice

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Southside

  • 2 oz Dry Gin
  • 3/4 oz Lime Juice
  • 3/4 oz Simple Syrup
  • 10 Mint Leaves

12

Antibes

  • Gin
  • Benedictine
  • Grapefruit juice

Shake, Rocks glass w/ ice - Orange slice

13

Bee's Knees

  • Gin
  • Honey
  • Lemon juice

Shake, Up glass - Lemon twist

14

Bijou

  • Gin
  • Green chartreuse
  • Sweet vermouth
  • Orange bitters

Stir, Up glass - Lemon twist

15

Boston Cocktail

  • Gin
  • Apricot brandy
  • Lemon juice
  • Grenadine

Shake, Up glass 

16

The Bramble

  • Gin
  • Lemon juice
  • Simple syrup
  • Crème de mure

Shake, Rocks glass w/ ice, crème de mure float - Lemon wedge

17

Bronx Cocktail

Bronx Cocktail

  • Gin
  • Sweet vermouth
  • Dry vermouth
  • Orange juice

Shake -Up glass -Orange slice

18

Clover Club

Clover Club

  • Gin
  • Lemon juice
  • Raspberry syrup
  • 1 egg white

Dry shake, shake -Up glass

19

Corpse Reviver #2

Corpse Reviver #2

  • Gin
  • Cointreau
  • Lillet blanc
  • Lemon juice
  • Absinthe (glass rinse)

Shake -Up glass -Cherry

20

Delmonico

Delmonico

  • Gin
  • Cognac
  • Dry vermouth
  • Sweet vermouth
  • Angostura

Stir -Up glass -Lemon twist

21

Dempsey Cocktail

Dempsey Cocktail

  • Gin
  • Apple brandy or apple jack
  • Grenadine

Shake -Up glass

22

Dubonnet Cocktail

Dubonnet Cocktail

  • Gin
  • Dubonnet rouge
  • Bitters

Stir -Up glass -Lemon twist

23

Gibson

Gibson

  • Gin
  • Dry vermouth

Stir -Up glass -Pearl onion

24

Gimlet

Gimlet

  • Plymouth gin
  • Lime juice
  • Simple syrup

Shake -Up glass -Lime wedge

25

Gin Fizz

Gin Fizz

  • Gin
  • Lemon juice
  • Simple syrup
  • Soda water

Shake, top with soda water -Highball

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Gin Gin Mule

Gin Gin Mule

  • London dry gin
  • Simple syrup
  • Lime juice
  • Ginger beer
  • Mint

Muddle mint with liquid -Shake, top with ginger beer

Highball -Mint sprig & lime wedge

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Gin Rickey-London dry gin -Lime juice -Soda water -Over ice -Highball -Lime rind

28

Golden Dawn-Gin -Apricot brandy -Apple jack -Orange juice -Grenadine -Shake -Up glass with grenadine at bottle -Cherry

29

Greyhound-Gin/Vodka -Grapefruit juice -Over ice -Highball

30

Fallen Angel-Gin -Crème de Menthe white -Lemon juice -Angostura -Shake -Up glass -Cherry

31

French 75-Gin -Lemon juice -Simple syrup -Champagne -Shake, top with bubbles -Highball w/ ice or champagne flute -Lemon twist

32

Last Word-Gin -Lime juice -Green chartreuse -Maraschino liqueur -Shake -Up glass

33

Martinez-Genever -Sweet vermouth -Maraschino liqueur Angostura -Stir -Up glass -Lemon twist

34

Martini-Gin -Dry vermouth -Stir -Up glass -Olives or lemon peel

35

Monkey Gland-Gin -Orange juice -Grenadine -Absinthe (glass rinse) -Shake -Up glass -Flamed orange peel

36

Napoleon Cocktail-Gin -Fernet branca -Grand marnier -Dubonnet blanc -Stir -Up glass -Lemon twist

37

Negroni-Gin -Sweet vermouth -Campari -Stir -Rocks glass -Orange peel

38

Parisienne-Gin -Noilly prat -Crème de cases -Stir -Up glass -Flamed lemon peel

39

Pegu Club-London dry gin -Curacao -Lime juice -Angostura -Orange bitters -Shake -Up glass -Lime wedge

40

Pink Lady-London dry gin -Apple jack -Lemon juice -Grenadine -1 egg white -Dry shake then shake -Up glass -Cherry

41

Pink Gin-Plymouth gin -Angostura -Rinse glass with angostura -Stir gin -Up glass

42

Ramos Gin Fizz-Dry gin -Orange flower water -Lemon juice -Lime juice -Egg white -Heavy cream -Simple syrup -Vanilla extract -Shake, top with soda water -Highball -Grated nutmeg

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Red Lion-Gin -Grand Marnier -Grenadine -Lemon juice -Orange juice -Shake -Up glass

44

Satan's Whiskers

Satan's Whiskers

  • Gin
  • Grand marnier
  • Dry vermouth
  • Sweet vermouth
  • Orange juice
  • Orange bitters

Shake -Up glass

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Singapore Sling

SingaporeSling

  • Gin
  • Cherry heering
  • Benedictine
  • Cointreau
  • Pineapple juice
  • Lime juice
  • Grenadine
  • Angostura
  • Soda water

Shake, top with soda water -Hurricane glass -Cherry, pineapple slice, orange slice

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Southside

Southside

  • Dry gin
  • Lime juice
  • Simple syrup
  • Mint leaves

Muddle mint -Shake -Up glass -Mint spring

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Tom Collins

Tom Collins

  • Old tom or London dry gin
  • Lemon juice
  • Simple syrup
  • Soda water

Over ice, top with soda water -Highball -Slice lemon, cherry

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Vesper

Vesper

  • London dry gin
  • Vodka
  • Lillet blanc

Shake -Up glass -Lemon peel

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White Lady

White Lady

  • Gin
  • Cointreau
  • Lemon juice

Shake -Up glass -Cherry