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Stormy Cocktails

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Everyone knows about the hurricane cocktail, and probably the dark and stormy, but Allen Katz has created a few brand new stormy cockails just for you.  These strong drinks are perfect for long weekends spent indoors.  Mke sure you have extra batteries and bottled water, and make sure your liquor cabinet is well stocked! 

Shore Drive
1 1/2 ounces Beefeater Gin
1 ounce fresh grapefruit juice
1/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
1/2 ounce maraschino liqueur
1/4 ounce simple syrup
2 dashes orange bitters
 
Shake ingredients over ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
 
Batten Down
2 ounces Pisco
1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
1/2 ounce green Chartreuse
1/4 ounce simple syrup
1 dash grapefruit bitters
 
Shake ingredients over ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
 
Storm Front
1 1/2 ounces Scotch whiskey
1/2 ounce Le Combier Rouge
1/2 ounce Orgeat syrup
1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
1 drop green Chartreuse
1 dash bitters
 
Shake ingredients over ice and strain into rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.
 
Hurricane Tracker
1 1/2 ounces rye whiskey
1/2 ounce dry vermouth
1/4 ounce green Chartreuse
1/4 ounce Maraschino Liqueur
2 dashes                    Bitters
 
Stir ingredients over ice until exceedingly well-chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Comments (3)

  • I’m going to assume that the creators of this show must be from New York. It is my opinion that drinking alcohol when a major storm is approaching is a wrong message to broadcast. You need to be alert and able to move in the event something happens. Wonder what these two men would do if their apartment had no electricity, no air condition, and all you can do is listen to the wind howl and objects hitting the windows. I realize not everyone was in the direct path of the hurricane but I found your continued joking about having cocktails and cleaning your house not very funny.

  • Boy, talk about being prepared for ANYTHING !!
    So as a Californian, I was wondering what cocktail you suggest for an earthquake. And now that you have recently experienced one, you can really relate. Probably something shaken not stirred. But I bet you could come up with something more clever than I can. I sent this to several friends who are still in the throes of Irene. I felt bad I didn't see it in time to send it when they were in their emergency preparedness mode !!! :~))) Thanks for putting fun into everything

  • Trying to locate Chris Hosselt of Living Today to find out the name of the "Millionaire" book they were talking about from 1:30 - 2:00 pm on 12/22/11. Please help. Thank you!

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