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Friday, October 24, 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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Contest sponsored by KegWorks

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Old Fashioned

  • 1 raw sugar cube
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 3 oz bourbon

On bottom of Old Fashioned glass (what else?) dribble bitters on sugar cube. Muddle. Fill with ice, then with bourbon. Garnish with lemon twist. No, not a thick orange wedge, handful of cherries, or a cup of fruit salad. A simple lemon wedge.


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