Vanilla tincture plays on the sweetness of the honey while helping to open up the aromas of dehydrated lemon, giving the consumer a taste (through smell) before their first taste.
Balcones Gold Rush 1.5 ounces Balcones Baby Blue .5 ounce lemon juice .75 ounce honey simple (1:1) Shake. Strain into coupe. Garnish with lemon wheel & a single drop of vanilla tincture placed atop the wheel.
For an extra fun look to this cocktail, try rimming your flute with gold sugar before assembling it.
Champagne Cocktail you'll need 1 sugar cube, bitters, chilled cognac, and champagne... In your flute, place one sugar cube and drench it with Angostura bitters. Add 1 ounce chilled Cognac (this may be kept in a cold place like a cooler, or chilled per cocktail). Top with champagne.
Most people believe an old fashioned is a bourbon drink, however the most rudimentary definition states it must contain spirit, bitters, and sugar. That adds up to A LOT of possibilities!
Classic Old Fashioned 2 ounces bourbon or rye .25 ounces simple syrup (1:1) 1-2 dashes Angostura bitters 1-2 dashes Regan's orange bitters Stir. Strain over large format ice. Express oils from lemon across the top of the cocktail, making sure to rub oils around the rim and down the entire glass.
Sage, shown here, helps to bring out the botanical elements of the Chareau while allowing the consumer to enjoy the rich mouthfeel of Absolut Elyx by not adding complexity to the liquid.
The Chareau-Off 1.5 ounces Absolut Elyx .25 ounce Chareau Aloe Liqueur 2 ounces Topo Chico Mineral Water 2 ounces Prosecco Add ingredients to mixing glass filled with ice. Turn ice 2-4 revolutions. Strain chilled ingredients into coupe. Using a long handled barspoon, pour 2 ounces of prosecco into the cocktail. Garnish with any fresh herb or dehydrated citrus wheel.
The spices sprinkled atop this cocktail lend a wild taste experience at first sip, and after allowed to resonate in the glass, give this beverage a more mature, spiced profile.
Carajillo Gold 1 oz Patron Reposado 1 oz Patron Citronge Pineapple 3 oz Parks Coffee Cold Brew Two Methods: for froth as shown in photo, shake ingredients and pour directly into glass. for a more classic approach, simply pour the ingredients into a rocks glass over ice Either way: top with Spaulding's Specialty Spices Calabrian Chile Sugar. Garnish with fresh pineapple, or dehydrated wheel as shown here.
Flower-Girl syrup is the magic ingredient lending a bright flavor, as well as this eye-catching color. Click the photo or the link to find the recipe.
Nitro Neopolitan 2 ounces Reyka Vodka 2 ounces Parks Coffee Draught Nitro .75 ounce Flower-Girl Syrup .25 ounce Hershey's Syrup Vigorously shake ingredients and strain into a coupe. Use a barspoon to scoop the foam onto the cocktail. Top with just a pinch of Spaulding's Specialty Spices Hickory Smoked Sea Salt.