In a shaker filled with ice:
2 ½ oz Cucumber infused Tequila and 2 oz lime simple syrup
Pour into a lightly salted rimmed Bristol Goblet
Garnish with Cucumber slice (cut on sharp diagonal) down side of glass and lime wedge
Cucumber Infused Tequila:
1 ½ English cucumber, 1 bottle of El Charro Silver Tequila
In a Cambro combine thinly sliced cucumber and tequila
Cover, label with date and time.
Leave to infuse at room temperature for 24 hours. (If in a Liquor room, allow 36 hours.)
Keep refrigerated (will last 3 months if kept cold) and discard cucumbers.
Lime Simple Syrup mix:
3 parts Jansal lime juice and 2 parts simple syrup.
Label and date.
Lemon Basil Simple Syrup:
4 cups water, 4 cups sugar
Boil and remove from heat when sugar is dissolved. Add 20 basil leaves.
Let sit 5 – 10 minutes then remove basil.
Cool, cover and refrigerate.
Fill a squeeze bottle half syrup/half lemon juice.
1 ½ oz Silo gin
1 oz Lillet blanc
1 oz lemon basil simple syrup (equal parts lemon juice and basil infused simple)
1 spoonful peaches (small dice)
Add all ingredients over ice in a cocktail shaker
Shake very well
Pour into Bristol goblet.
Garnish with fresh basil leaf
Shake 1.5 oz Barr Hill Gin, ¾ oz Lemon Juice, and ½ oz Honey Syrup together in shaker with ice.
Strain into Hampton Coupe.
Garnish with a lemon half wheel.
Chai Cider Bourbon Sour
In a shaker with ice:
1 ¾ oz Bulleit Bourbon
2 oz Chai Cider
½ oz Maple syrup
Juice of 1 lemon wedge
Shake, pour into Ascutney Whiskey.
Garnish with dried apple slice.
Chai Cider (yields one gallon)
16 cups cider
16 cinnamon sticks
2 Tbl green cardamom pods
6 tsp whole cloves
1 tsp whole black peppercorns
8” piece of ginger root sliced
Combine all ingredients, cover, bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to medium, simmer for 10 minutes.
Remove from heat, steep for up to 6 hours but not less than 4 hours.
Strain, refrigerate. Use Ascutney Glass Pitcher to serve.