Photo by Asif Akbar Hey GINtender fans! As promised, here is the GINtender Benedictine original that was featured on a L.A. radio station last month. We are a little behind the eight-ball, but we haven’t forgotten! The Eternal Optimist Ingredients: 1.5 oz. Leopold’s American small-batch whiskey .5 oz. Benedictine Liqueur .5 oz. Fresh-squeezed lemon juice [...]
Ingredients: 1/2 oz. Bendictine 1/2 oz. Brandy Instructions: Float brandy on top of Benedictine in a cordial glass. **The B&B — a Benedictine classic– concludes our month of Benedictine cocktails. Not to worry though GINtender fans! There are plenty of new recipes to come in February. However, you might be a [...]
Ingredients: 1 oz Light rum 1/2 oz Benedictine 1/2 oz fresh lemon juice 1/2 oz Sweet vermouth Instructions: Shake on ice and strain into martini glass (4.5 oz)
Ingredients: Instructions: 1 oz Gin 1 oz Dry Vermouth 1/4 oz Cointreau 1/4 oz Benedictine 1 dash Orange bitters 1 dash Angostura bitters Shake on ice and serve in cocktail glass (4.5 oz).
Ingredients: 2 oz Green Chartreuse .25 oz Brandy Dash of Benedictine Instructions: Shake well on ice and strain into cocktail glass.
Ingredients: 3 oz. Gin 2 tsp. Benedictine 1/2 oz. Dry Vermouth Instructions: Shake with cracked ice and strain into a chilled martini glass. **Note: It is better to use a floral gin in this instance as opposed to the typical London Dry Gin.**
Ingredients: 7 oz. Coffee (Hot) 1.5 oz. Courvoisier Cognac 1 oz. Kahlua .5 oz. Benedictine .5 oz. Mozart Liqueur Instructions: Pour all ingredients into large coffee mug and drizzle chocolate liqueur on top. Garnish with whipped cream and grated white chocolate.
Ingredients: 1 oz. Vodka 1 oz Leopold’s Michigan Tart Cherry Liqueur .5 oz Benedictine .5 lemon juice dash(es) Angostura Bitters Instructions: Shake and strain into ice-filled glass. Top with soda water. **This is a GINtender original recipe. Give it a try and don’t be shy; let us know what you think!**
Ingredients: 1 1/2 oz. Gin 1 tbsp. Orange Juice dash(es) Benedictine dash(es) Grenadine Instructions: Shake over ice and serve in Collins or old-fashioned glass. **Note: This is really a gin based drink, but it wouldn’t be the same without those dashes of Benedictine!**
Ingredients: 1 oz Benedictine 1/2 oz Cointreau® Orange Liqueur 1 oz Light Cream Instructions: Shake well with shaker half-filled with ice. Serve in chilled cocktail glass.
Ingredients: 17 oz. Mandarin oranges 16 slice(s) Lemon 12 oz. Lemon Juice 12 wedge(s) Tangerine 10 oz. Water 1 2/3 oz. Honey 1 bottle(s) Benedictine Thyme (garnish) Instructions: Dilute honey with warm water in a large punch bowl. Gently stir in all other ingredients, adding the fresh fruit last. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours. [...]
Ingredients: 1 oz. Applejack 1/2 oz. Benedictine 1/2 oz. Yellow Chartreuse dash(es) Angostura Bitters Instructions: Shake with ice and strain into a lowball glass. Garnish with a strawberry.
Ingredients: 2 tsp. Benedictine 1 1/2 oz. Peaty Scotch 1/2 oz. Sweet Vermouth Instructions: Add ice and stir, don’t shake.
Ingredients: 1 oz Benedictine 1/2 oz Fresh squeezed lemon juice Champagne Instructions: Fill Collins glass to top with ice. Add Benedictine and lemon juice. Fill the rest of the glass with champagne. Garnish with lemon twist. **Note: Drink does not actually include cucumber. That’d be kind of gross**
Ingredients: 2.5 oz. Vodka 1.25 oz. Bénédictine Dash(es) Angostura Bitters Instructions: Shake with ice and strain into a cocktail glass.
This month, the GINtender will be experimenting with Bénédictine, an herbal liqueur which is fabled to have originated from an old Benedictine monk, Dom Bernardo Vincelli, in 1510. We will be posting new and exciting recipes daily and might even have a few original concoctions of our own that you can try at Wisdom/Fruit Bat/Church [...]