AS WE’RE SEQUESTERED IN THE SAFETY OF OUR HOMES in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy’s arrival, we’re passing the time in a multitude of ways. Crafting a delicious libation is a sure way to make a sweet escape from the wicked weather. Stir up some spirits with these recipes and see if they don’t calm your cabin fever!
Combine ingredients with ice in a hurricane glass. Add a splash of grenadine. Garnish with an orange wedge and a cherry.
In a mixing glass, shake all but the club soda with ice. Strain into a tall glass over ice and lemon wheels. Top with club soda and stir.
2 oz. Caliche Rum
¾ oz. Melon Liquer
¾ oz. Lemon Juice
½ oz. Triple Sec
3 dashes Mint Bitters
Combineall ingredients in a cockatil shaker, fill with ice until well-chilled. Serve in a coupe glass.
Black Cherry Cyclone
In a mixing glass, muddle basil, lemon and simple syrup. Add remaining ingredients and stir with ice. Strain into a low tumbler over ice. Garnish with basil.
Single N’ Stormy
Combine all ingredients over ice in a tumbler and shake for 20 seconds. Pour into a tall glass. Squeeze Lime Juice and float Cruzan Blackstrap on top.