Alfredo & Friends Cocktail Night!

 In Virtual Cocktail Classes

Welcome to Home Bar Network!

🎉 Hi Alfredo & Co! Looking forward to getting shakin’ with you guys on October 29th with extra special libations! We’ve put together a well rounded class of classics and originals incorporating delicious fall flavors and we can’t wait to share with y’all. Before we get shakin’, here’s a shopping list of booze you will need for class. Home Bar Network will provide all the non-alcohol items including fruit, fresh juices, produce, bar tools, homemade syrups, clear ice, etc. We provide everything we need for class except the booze.

We’ve included links to several brands in the shopping list below but feel free to choose your favorite brands of vodka, bourbon, tequila, etc. We highly recommend shopping at Total Wine Alpharetta as we know for sure they carry everything below at a great price. Although, most larger liquor stores should carry all these bottles as well.

 

SHOPPING LIST:

 

COCKTAILS FOR CLASS

  • Clove French 75
  • Rosemary Paloma
  • New York Sour
  • Espresso Martini
  • HBN Old Fashioned


CLOVE FRENCH 75

2 oz London dry gin
.5 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
.25 Clove Syrup*
Float Dry Sparkling White Wine
Garnish: Lemon twist

DIRECTIONS: Add gin, lemon and cranberry syrup to a shaker. Add ice. Shake until well chilled. Strain into a flute and top with prosecco. Garnish with a extra long lemon twist skewered through a cranberry.

*Clove Syrup:

In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine 1 cup water, 1 cup sugar, and 1/3 cup whole cloves and bring close to a boil, stirring constantly, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Let cool at room temperature and strain into a clean bottle. Will keep refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.

ROSEMARY PALOMA

2 oz Tequila Reposado
1 oz Grapefruit Juice
.75 oz Rosemary Infused Agave*
.25 oz fresh lime juice
Pinch Alderwood Smoked Sea Salt

DIRECTIONS: Shake all ingredients with ice until well-chilled. Strain over fresh ice in a Collins glass and garnish with smoked rosemary sprig.

*Rosemary Infused Agave: Allow 3 large sprigs of Rosemary to sit in 16oz of Agave Nectar for 2 days.


NEW YORK SOUR

2 oz Bourbon
1 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
1 oz Simple Syrup
Egg White
Malbec Float

DIRECTIONS: Shake all ingredients with ice until well-chilled, strain cocktail out and dump ice. Re-shake cocktail without ice in a circular motion to whip the egg whites. Pour over fresh ice in a rocks glass. Gently pour Merlot over the back of a spoon on top of the cocktail so that the wine floats on top in a burgundy layer.

 

ESPRESSO MARTINI

2 oz Vodka
.75 oz Borghetti
2 oz Espresso
.25 oz Rich Demerara Syrup
3 Espresso Beans

DIRECTIONS: Shake all ingredients with ice until well-chilled. Double-strain into chilled Martini glass and drop in three Espresso beans.


HBN OLD FASHIONED

2 oz Rye
1/4 oz Rich Turbinado Syrup or Demerara sugar cube
1 Orange
4 dashes Angostura Bitters
Garnish: Orange

DIRECTIONS: Drop an orange peel, sugar cube and 4 dashes of bitters into a mixing glass. Muddle. Add 2 oz of rye, add ice and stir until well-chilled. Strain over large cube. Express a fresh orange peel over glass, wipe rim and drop in glass.

*RICH TURBINADO SYRUP: Add 1 cup Turbinado sugar and 1/2 cup water to a pot. Bring to a low boil and stir until sugar dissolves. Bottle and refrigerate up to two weeks.

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In case you like the tools we use in class and wish to purchase afterwards, here’s a list of amazon links!

RECOMMENDED BAR TOOLS SHOPPING LIST: 

or CLICK HERE for a list alternative bar tools you probably have in your kitchen now!

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