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Blandy’s Sercial Madeira . seventy five ounces. Lime Juice . four ounces. Kassatly Chtaura Orgeat Shake with ice and pressure right into a chilled coupe No garnish —John deBary, Spring 2010 KINA MIELE Kina alludes to “quinquinas,” which hire quinine because the basic bittering agent. Miele is Italian for honey, the bottom of Nonino’s terrific honey distillate. 1 oz.. Dolin Dry Vermouth . seventy five oz.. Cocchi Americano . five ounces. Nonino Gioiello . 25 oz.. transparent Creek Pear Brandy 1 sprint The sour fact Lemon Bitters Stir with ice and pressure over one huge dice right into a chilled rocks glass Garnish with a grapefruit twist —Sean Hoard, summer season 2010 KING BEE while I requested Nate why he desired to name his cocktail the King Bee, he despatched me the lyrics to Muddy Waters’s tune “I’m a King Bee. ” 1. five ounces. Barsol Quebranta Pisco . seventy five oz.. Lemon Juice . five oz.. Bénédictine . five oz.. Bärenjäger Shake with ice and pressure right into a chilled coupe waft . five oz.. Lustau Palo Cortado Sherry over the outside of the drink No garnish —Nate Dumas, Spring 2009 family members KAN “Kin kan” is jap for kumquat, the small, fragrant citrus fruit that's cultivated all through Southeast Asia from autumn till wintry weather. 1. five oz.. Beefeater Gin 1 oz.. Kumquat Syrup . seventy five oz.. Lemon Juice Shake with ice and pressure right into a chilled, St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur-rinsed coupe No garnish —John Deragon, Spring 2008 Kumquat Syrup 6 ounces. Kumquats sixteen ounces. basic Syrup Rinse kumquats, trim off their tops and bottoms, and upload to pot in addition to easy syrup. deliver blend to boil, then decrease warmth and simmer on low warmth for half-hour. disguise and switch off warmth. enable to chill for 1 hour. Fine-strain, bottle, and shop within the fridge Yield: approx. nine. five ounces. KOYO “Koyo,” eastern for colourful leaves, refers back to the interval while the leaves flip crimson, orange, yellow, and brown. 2 ounces. Masumi Okuden Junmai Sake . five oz.. Dubonnet Rouge . 25 ounces. Cynar . 25 ounces. Yellow Chartreuse Stir with ice and pressure right into a chilled, St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur-rinsed coupe Garnish with a lemon twist —Daniel Eun, Fall 2008 LACRIMOSA This darkish, brooding Negroni edition, whose identify capacity “tears” in Latin, substitutes rye for gin, amaro for candy vermouth, and Luxardo sour for Campari. 2 oz.. Rittenhouse Bonded RyeWhiskey . seventy five ounces. Luxardo sour . seventy five ounces. Amaro Ciociaro Stir with ice and pressure over one huge dice right into a chilled rocks glass Garnish with a flamed orange twist —David Slape, Fall 2008 l. a. FLORIDA COCKTAIL The weekend earlier than stories of the Cocktail in 2009, Jack McGarry labored a shift at PDT and served this scrumptious Daiquiri version. 2 oz.. Banks five Island Rum seventy five ounces. Lime Juice . five ounces. Marie Brizard Crème de Cacao . 25 oz.. Martini candy Vermouth 1 barspoon condo Grenadine Shake with ice and pressure right into a chilled coupe Garnish with a lime wheel —Jules Bergeron, dealer Vic’s Bartenders consultant, 1972 LAKE GEORGE Brian got here up with this cocktail whereas touring alongside the sunny shorelines of Lake George. 1 oz.. Jameson Irish Whiskey 1 oz.. Glenlivet 12-Year-Old unmarried Malt Scotch Whisky .