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Weekend Cocktails

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It's that time of year - starting to get chilly, and stormy! If you've been busy all summer, take some down time to relax at home with a cocktail or two this weekend.  Here are some classic ideas from Allen Katz to get you started.

GIN UP

2 oz                        Gin
1 oz                        Sweet Vermouth
1 tsp                        Yellow Chartreuse
 
Stir ingredients over ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.
 

HOFFMAN HOUSE
2 oz                        Gin
1 oz                        Dry Vermouth
2 dashes            Orange Bitters
 
Stir ingredients over ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange twist.

 
BOURBON ROYALE
2 oz                        Bourbon
1 oz                        Lillet Blanc
1 tsp                        Mathilde Blackcurrant Liqueur
1 dash             Peychaud’s Bitters
 
Stir ingredients over ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

 
HARVARD
1 ½ oz                     Cognac
1 ½ oz                        Sweet Vermouth
3 dashes             Angostura Bitters
 
Stir ingredients over ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Top with chilled seltzer and garnish with a le   mon twist.

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