Oak Barrel Recipes
Recipes for you Home Aging Barrel
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Original Manhattan = 1 liter barrel:
One liter is equal to about 35 ounces;
19 oz. Bourbon
14 1/2 oz. Vermouth (sweet)
9 dashes (or 1 tsp) Angostura Orange Bitters
Age for 3-4 weeks. This varies with each batch. So, just because the first batch took 4 weeks, the next may be 3 weeks and a couple of days. T
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Pour 3 1/2 oz. Aged Manhattan into a mixing glass with ice. Stir to chill.
Taste for strength and add water if needed.
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Garnish with maraschino cherries and perhaps an orange twist
Lemon Ginger Drop, 2-LITER BARREL
2 bottles, plus 3½ oz Vodka
6¾ oz limoncello
6¾ oz ginger liqueur
lemon twist (for garnish)
Pour 3 ounces barrel-aged Lemon Ginger Drop into a chilled coupe or cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist and serve.
Boulevardier, 2-LITER BARREL
1 bottle, plus 8½ oz Bourbon Whiskey
17 oz sweet vermouth
17 oz Campari
Orange peel (for garnish)
Add 3 ounces barrel-aged Boulevardier into a chilled coupe or Old Fashioned glass and fill with ice. Zest an orange peel into the drink, use it for garnish and serve.