Gin

Cocktail of the Month: Downtown Gin & Tonic

Who doesn't love a Gin & Tonic? Every Gin & Tonic should use quality gin and that's just what The Forager Gin distilled at McClintock Distillery in Frederick, Maryland offers! This vapor infused gin is aromatic with a soft juniper scent while offering citrus and earthy floral notes on the palette. Enjoy this Downtown Gin and Tonic on a sunny afternoon or on a warm summer evening.

Instructions:

  • 1oz of McClintock Forager Gin
  • 1 tbsp of Cranberry Hibiscus shrubs
  • Tonic water
  • Sprig of rosemary
  • Lemon wedge, for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Burn fresh rosemary sprig with open flame.
  2. Add ice and rosemary in old fashioned glass.
  3. Build drink in the glass.
  4. Top with tonic water and add lemon wedge for garnish

This gin and tonic will be refreshing and is perfect for summer weather. Enjoy!

- Phoebe Kenney

Cocktail of the Month: El Yucateco Gimlet

This month's cocktail, El Yucateco Gimlet, is a little different than other cocktails we've introduced you to.  How, you ask?  Well, the cocktail is based around a hot sauce! Unlike other hot sauces, El Yucateco's sauces are not overpowered by vinegar or salt, so it adds flavor to your beverage, in addition to a spicy kick.  Below is the El Yucateco Gimlet from mixologist Jeremey Brown, who incorporated the popular El Yucateco Green Chili Habanero Sauce to put a fun twist on a cocktail.  

Ingredients:

Build in shaker with ice:

  • 2oz Botanical Gin
  • 1oz Habanero Liqueur
  • 1oz lemonchello

Instructions:

  1. Rim a coupe glass with chili salted rim.
  2. Shake and strain, up in a coupe glass. 
  3. Finish with a dash of soda water.
  4. Drop a lemon wheel in the glass and top the lemon with 2 dashes of El Yucateco Green Chili and a sprinkle of chili salt.

Drink and enjoy!

Photo Credit: Jeremey Brown - Nomads Music Lounge