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A great way to use up some less than perfect Rose from your cellar. Bitter Lemon makes the perfect wingman in a Spritz of any kind.
½ oz Cocchi Vermouth (Sweet)
3 oz Rose Wine
3 oz Top Note Bitter Lemon Soda
Mix contents in a pitcher (multiply by the drinks you intend to serve) and pour over ice in a wine glass.
½ - 1 oz Bitter Liqueur like Campari or Cappelletti
½ - 1 oz Sweet Red Vermouth like Cocchi or Punt o Mes
4 oz Top Note Bitter Lemon Soda
Build ingredients in a highball glass except bitter liqueur. Ice. Drizzle red liqueur over ice and garnish with lemon peel twirl.
"New favorite" Tequlia and Tonic - Ray's Wine and Spirits, Wauwatosa, WI
A simple way to enjoy tequila without the calories of margarita
1.5 - 2 oz Tequila (Blanco or Reposado)
4 oz Top Note Classic Tonic
Build in a rocks glass with one large ice cube. Garnish with grapefruit wedge or lime wedge. Sip and enjoy!
Sbagliato - Inspired by Zarlettis, Milwaukee, WI
A twist on Negroni Classic - Lighter and easier to drink
2 oz Top Note Grapefruit Soda
2 oz Barolo Chinato (or a high quality Sweet Vermouth)
2 oz Campari (or a bitter liqueur of your choice)
Combine all ingredients over ice in a rocks glass, Gently stir and enjoy.
Spanish G&T - Inspired by Bavette, Milwaukee WI
A new classic
1.5 - 2 oz Floral or Savory Gin (Hendricks or Mahon are good)
3.5 oz Top Note Indian Tonic
Build drink in a wine goblet. Add gin, 2 Dropperfuls Orange Bitters (Angostura), 3 Cucumber wheels, spritz 1 Lemon Peel, drop into glass, and add a few juniper berries as final garnish. Ice in Goblet, add tonic along the side of ice. Stir to disperse.
I'm not bitter, Your bitter - Hotel Madrid, Milwaukee, WI
1.5 oz. Rehorst Gin
.25 oz. Vermu de Bodegon (Or Sweet Vermouth of Your Choosing)
4 oz Top Top Note Bitter Lemon Tonic
Glass: G&T Goblet or Rocks Garnish: Mint Sprig, 2 Orange Wheels, 3 Blackberries Fill glass with Ice. Pour in Rehorst Gin, Vermouth, and top with Top Note Bitter Lemon Tonic. Garnish with 2 Orange Wheels inserted into sides of glass, a Sprig of woke Mint (Mint sprig lightly tapped on the back of your hand), and 3 Blackberries.
The Toki Highball - Soho House, Chicago IL
- 1.5 oz Choice of Toki, Yamazaki 12 year, or Yamazaki 18 year
- 3.5 oz Top Note Tonic Bitter Lemon
- 1 bar spoon Pedro Ximenez Sherry
- Grapefruit Twist
Combine ingredients in highball glass filled with ice. Give a quick stir and garnish with grapefruit twist. Featured Drink at Soho House, Chicago
Old Jack Horner - Inspired by Longman and Eagle, Chicago IL
- 1.5 oz Jim Beam Bonded
- 1 1/2 oz Umeshu (plum wine)
- 3/4 oz Lemon
- 1/2 oz Maple
- 3 oz Top Note Ginger Beer
Combine all ingredients except Top Note Ginger Beer into cocktail shaker with ice, and shake vigorously. Double strain contents of shaker into zombie glass filled with ice. Top with Top Note Ginger Beer and lemon swath wrapped around sage.