Stefansson Cocktail Class – Masters & Whiskey!
Welcome to Home Bar Network!
Hi Brett & Crew! Looking forward to meeting you guys! We’ve put together a well-rounded WHISKEY LOVERS CLASS covering classic techniques and cocktails plus some of our original recipes. We can’t wait to share these with you and your friends!
Before we get shakin’, we want to make sure everyone is as prepared for April. 10th, so we’ve compiled a shopping list of booze you will need for class. Home Bar Network will provide all the fruit, mixers, bar tools, simple syrups, garnishes, ice, etc. We provide everything needed for class except the booze. Please call/text if you have any questions. 678-438-1547
- Wheated Bourbon (Weller Special Reserve, Larceny, Makers Mark)
- Rye Whiskey (Rittenhouse Rye, Templeton Rye, Bulleit Rye)
- Blended Scotch (Monkey Shoulder, Famouse Grouse, Dewars)
- Peated Scotch (Laphroaig 10, Ardbeg 10)
- Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth (secondary option: Cocchi Vermouth di Torino)
- Angostura Bitters
- Amaro Lucano (secondary option: Amaro Ciociaro)
- Tarragon Whiskey Sour
- HBN Manhattan
- Smoked Rosemary Old Fashioned
- Paper Plane
TARRAGON WHISKEY SOUR
2 oz Wheated bourbon
1 oz Lemon Juice
1 oz Tarragon Syrup*
1 Egg White
3 Dashes Orange Bitters
Add all ingredients to a shaker filled with ice and shake until well-chilled. Strain out all ingredients, dump the ice and shake again, in a circular motion for 20 seconds to whip the egg white into a foam. Pour over a few new ice cubes in a chilled Old Fashioned Glass and garnish with a sprig of Tarragon.
*Tarragon Syrup — Remove the leaves of 3 sprigs of Tarragon. Bring to boil 1 cup of Demerara sugar, 1 cup of water and Tarragon sprigs. Turn down heat and let simmer for 20 minutes, stir often. Strain syrup and leaves into a mason jar and let sit overnight in the fridge — will last 2 weeks refrigerated.
2 oz Rye Whiskey
1 oz Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth
2 dashes Angostura Bitters
2 dashes Orange Bitters
2 drops Maldon salt solution
Garnish: Luxardo cherry
DIRECTIONS: Add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice. Stir until chilled. Strain over new ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with a Luxardo cherry.
SMOKED ROSEMARY OLD FASHIONED
2 oz Rye
1/4 oz Rich Rosemary Syrup*
1 Orange peel
4 dashes Angostura Bitters
Garnish: Orange Peel
DIRECTIONS: Drop an orange peel, sugar cube and 4 dashes of bitters into a mixing glass. Muddle. Add 2 oz of bourbon or 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 Rosemary Syrup: Add 1 cup Turbinado sugar and 1/2 cup water to a pot. Bring to a low boil and stir until sugar dissolves. Add a handful or fresh rosemary sprigs and remove from heat. Let steep for 2 hours. Bottle and refrigerate up to two weeks.
2 oz Blended scotch
.75 oz Honey-ginger syrup*
.75 oz Fresh lemon juice
.25 oz Islay single malt scotch
DIRECTIONS: Add all ingredients except single malt to a shaker. Shake with ice until well-chilled. Strain over large rock in a rocks glass. Top with single malt and garnish with candied ginger.
Combine 1 cup of honey with one 6-inch peeled and sliced piece of ginger root with 1 cup of water in a small pot and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Refrigerate overnight, then strain, discarding the solids.
.75 oz Bourbon
.75 oz Aperol
.75 oz Amaro
.75 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
DIRECTIONS: Shake all ingredients with ice until well-chilled and double-strain into a chilled coupe.
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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!