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Pilsbury



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 16 4:22 pm    Post subject:  Reply with quote    

Stones ginger wine is surprisingly cheap and alcoholic for a flavour in your cocktails..

tahir



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 16 5:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Shan wrote:
I worked through ALL the Sambuca colours - they don't come back up the same way they go down!

Yes, lovely warm spicy flavours. Ginger and toffee apple both great ideas.


A bottle and a half of creme de menthe comes up pretty much the same colour as it goes down

Shan



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 16 6:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Making me cringe!

Shan



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 16 6:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Pilsbury wrote:
Stones ginger wine is surprisingly cheap and alcoholic for a flavour in your cocktails..


Also lovely used in a marinade.

dpack



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 16 6:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

another vote for the use of ginger wine ,perhaps a parkin theme by adding mixed spice and a bit of sieved raisin compote?

Shan



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 16 7:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Hmmm, sounds interesting. I can feel a lot of experimentation coming on...

Shan



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 16 8:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Where are the real boozers... like Nick.... when you need them?

sean
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 16 8:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Real boozers don't faff about with cocktails. Bonfire night, nice peaty Islay malt. Sorted. Laphroaig or Ardbeg would be my preference.

Shan



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 16 9:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

The cocktails are merely a warm up.

I'm not fond of peaty whisky... reminds me of mothballs.

Shan



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 16 12:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

I have found THE recipe!!

Seville Cortadita


1 1/2 shots Vanilla Vodka
3/4 Palo Cortado Sherry
Bar spoon lemon juice Bar spoon sugar syrup
3 bar spoons Seville orange marmalade
1/2 shot orange juice.

Shake well with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass. Flame an orange peel slice across the drink to release the oils over the surface. Drop in as garnish.

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