Two New Years-Appropriate Cocktail Recipes
In celebration of the New Year, Eve Turow examines the traditions of celebratory drinking with a handful of this city's top bartenders. While Champagne hogs the spotlight come midnight on January 1, there are many other drinks suitable for the festivities. Here, she shares two cocktail recipes that come from Dutch Kill's Sarah Morrissey and The Dead Rabbit's Jack McGarry.
Take a look, and then head on over to her full story, which includes two more recipes.
Morning Glory Fizz by Sarah Morrissey at Dutch Kills
1 egg white 3/4 ounce lemon juice 3/4 ounce simple syrup 2 ounces scotch Club soda Absinthe rinse ===== Rinse your glass with absinthe. Add all other in- gredients except club soda into shaker. Shake without ice and then with ice, strain, and serve in a fizz glass. Wait one minute for the drink to settle, then top with club soda.
Punch a la Taylor by Jack McGarry at The Dead Rabbit
Zest of 8 clementines Zest of 8 lemons 200 milliliters fresh lemon juice 200 milliliters fresh clementine juice 200 milligrams Turbinado sugar 1 ounce Tamarind Nectar 2 ounces Suze Gentiane 750 milliliters Redbreast 12 Year Old 15 dashes DR Orinoco bitters 10 dashes Eucalyptus tincture 750 milliliters Assam tea ===== In a mixing bowl, pulverize the zest of the clementine amd lemon into the sugar until all the oils have been extracted. Add the remaining ingredients and stir until all sugar has been dissolved. Strain out the zest and punch is fit for use. Finish with freshly grated nutmeg.
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