For­got­ten Whisky Cock­tails with Phoeni­cia Ho­tel Beirut's Ol­son Pereira

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RE­MEM­BER THE MAINE Sim­i­lar to a Saz­erac in its use of Ab­sinthe, but that's where the sim­i­lar­i­ties end. Nev­erth­less, this is an el­e­gant cock­tail that de­rives its name from the USS Maine that sank in Ha­vana Har­bour in 1898. IN­GRE­DI­ENTS • 50ml Rye/bour­bon

whiskey • 25ml sweet ver­mouth • 12.5ml cherry liqueur • Bar spoon Ab­sinthe PREPA­RA­TION Stir with ice. Strain into a chilled rocks glass. Gar­nish with a orange zest. THE SCOF­FLAW This cock­tail made its de­but in 1924 at Harry's Bar in Paris. The word Scof­flaw was used to de­scribe those who clan­des­tinely sipped spir­its through­out pro­hi­bi­tion. IN­GRE­DI­ENTS • 50ml Rye/bour­bon whisky • 25ml dry ver­mouth • 7.5ml le­mon juice • 12.5ml grenadine • 02 dashes orange bit­ters PREPA­RA­TION Shake with ice. Strain into a cock­tail glass. Gar­nish with an orange twist.

BLOOD AND SAND In 1922 Ru­dolph Valentino starred in the movie 'Blood and Sand', a movie that shortly be­fore his death, he de­clared as the part he liked the best. It is un­known who ac­tu­ally cre­ated the recipe for Blood and Sand, but its first ap­pear­ance seems to be in 'The Savoy Cock­tail Book' by Harry Cradock in 1930. IN­GRE­DI­ENTS • 25ml blended Scotch whisky • 25ml sweet ver­mouth • 25ml Cherry Heer­ing • 25ml fresh orange juice PREPA­RA­TION Shake with ice. Strain into a cock­tail glass. Gar­nish with an orange twist. NEW YORK SOUR This drink was cre­ated in 1880s by a bar­tender in Chicago and was orig­i­nally called Con­ti­nen­tal Sour, later called South­ern Whisky Sour be­fore coin­ing the name the New York Sour. IN­GRE­DI­ENTS • 50ml Rye/bour­bon whisky • 25ml fresh le­mon juice • 15ml sim­ple syrup • Egg white(op­tional) • Float of red wine PREPA­RA­TION Shake all the in­gre­di­ents ex­cept red wine with ice. Strain into an old fash­ioned sour glass and layer the red wine. Spritz with le­mon peel and dis­card peel. Gar­nish with orange wheel.


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