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Thursday, April 17, 2014

MB Cocktail Contest: Xopher Hartman vs. darin hanson

MB Cocktail Contest: Xopher Hartman vs. darin hanson

Xopher Hartman

Ingredients:
1.5 oz bourbon (I used Jim Beam black label)
0.5 oz green Chartreuse
0.125 oz simple syrup
2 dashes Peychaud's bitters
orange peel (garnish)

Shake all liquid ingredients with ice in a boston shaker, then drain into a chilled rocks glass. Garnish with orange peel.

darin hanson

Ingredients:
1 oz Lairds Applejack
3/4 oz Makers Mark
3/4 oz Domaine de Canton
3-4 dashes Fee Bros Whisky Barrel Bitters
1/2 Tsp Simple Syrup

Add ice and stir until chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with an orange twist.

Winner: Xopher Hartman
Score: 4-1
Game Summary: Hanson's drink is definitely pretty good. Hartman's Franco-Sazerac is better.

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BETA

Sazerac

  • 3 shots rye whiskey (or to taste)
  • 1 sugar cube
  • Peychaud's Bitters
  • quarter shot of Absinthe
  • lemon twist

Soak the sugar cube with the bitters and place in the bottom of a highball glass. Mash with the back of a spoon (or muddler, which we hope has not been used to make a Mojito), add the rye whiskey and fill the glass with ice. Stir for about 30 seconds and then strain into another lowball glass that has been rinsed with Absinthe and filled about halfway with ice. Garnish with a lemon twist.


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