The World Bar cocktail Demo for Scholars

Earlier this evening at The World Bar, I had the privelege of conducting a cocktail demonstration for a group of scholarly graduate students from Columbia University.  Their interest gave me hope, hope that more will come forward with the desire to learn all about Mixology. 

 Enough preaching – here are the cocktails I demonstrated, if you care to try at home.  Also, please click on the logos for the sponsors of this fine event: Combier Liqueur, Moet Champagne, and Sagatiba Cachaca.

Cuke a L’Orange

1 slice cucumber, chopped

1 lime wedge

1/2 oz. simple syrup

1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice

1 1/2 oz. Sagatiba Cachaca

1/2 oz. Combier Orange Liqueur

Dash Angostura bitters

Muddle the cucumber in the simple, bitters and lemon.  Add remaining and shake well.   Strain into ice-filled wine/rocks glass. 

Garnish: lemon wheel and cucumber wheel 

Berry Caliente

1 oz. Premium Vodka (I like Belvedere or Chopin)

1/2 oz. Navan Vanilla Liqueur

1/2 oz. fresh lime juice

1/2 oz. agave syrup

1 strawberry, sliced

1 small jalapeno slice

Muddle the strawberry and jalapeno in lime and agave.  Add remaining and shake well.  Strain into martini glass.

Garnish: strawberry slice 

Blood Orange infused champagne

1/2 oz. Combier Liqueur

1 oz. Blood Orange puree

3 oz. Moet & Chandon White Star Champagne

Stir ingredients with ice and strain into champagne flute.

Garnish: orange twist





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