Ever wondered if you can make Violet Hour drinks at home? I DID since my ex-bartender bf INSISTS that he can reverse engineer the drinks. Anyways, if anyone is interested, here are my results:
Aaron Deacon wrote:germuska wrote:So awesome. Open Source Cocktails. Another reason to love the Violet Hour.
No doubt, that's terrific!
Toby, do you use a 1:1 ratio for your simple syrup?
Alchemist wrote:Our simple is 1x1 sugar to water by volume.
The Fox Hunt
1.5 oz Pimms
.50 Tanqueray Gin
Monte au booze: Cynar
(That means just put a little in the glass and swirl it around till it barley coats the inside)
Garnish: 7 drops Peychaud’s
... chilled, empty glass is rinsed with smoky, peaty Laphroaig scotch, then filled with rye and vermouth, and topped off with a few drops of hickory-infused peach bitters.
Alchemist wrote:This drink should taste like a pulled pork sandwich but made with booze.
Alchemist wrote: There aren’t that many souls out there who’s eyes don’t glaze over when I start babbling about ice density and the merits of a mime shake.Toby
leek wrote:I agree. It's fun to try at home, and maybe do a pitcher of one or two of these for a party, but for sure the best time is to be had at the bar.
mcg wrote:And are there any others on the menus that someone would like to try? The weekend is coming up so I will be happy to set y'all up.
Toby, I love the Rangoon Fizz and would love to give it a shot. Thanks!
Alchemist wrote:But to get this thread back on track, has anyone tried any of the cocktails that I posted the specs for? And if so how did they turn out?