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Download and print these personal use only, user friendly Cocktail Recipe cards. Each card contains one recipe with photo, licensed by Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist. Find more recipe cards at www.cheriloughlin.com

Brainstorm 2 ounces Irish Whiskey 1 ounce Sweet Vermouth 1/4 ounce Benedictine Orange Twist Garnish

Brainstorm

Brainstorm 2 ounces Irish Whiskey 1 ounce Sweet Vermouth 1/4 ounce Benedictine Orange Twist Garnish
Brainstorm

This is one very mixed up classic cocktail! It seems someone started brainstorming ingredients and just couldn’t decide which one was the best for the Brainstorm. I have sampled this classic using Bourbon rather than Irish Whiskey. At first the bourbon seems far removed and lost in the flavor, but after the second and third sip it begins to warm to the soul of the drink. Sip and savor this cocktail with bourbon, whiskey, Scotch or with Irish Whiskey as referenced below.

Brainstorm Recipe

Brainstorm

2 ounces Irish Whiskey

1 ounce Sweet Vermouth

1/4 ounce Benedictine

Orange Twist Garnish

Combine liquids in mixing glass with ice. Stir to chill. Strain into chilled martini glass. Garnish with orange twist.

Brainstorm Recipe Card and Variations

Brainstorm Recipe Card - Click on photo for larger size. Right click to print or save. Personal Use Only Please.
Brainstorm Recipe Card – Click photo for larger size. Right click to print or save. Personal Use Only Please.

The Brainstorm recipe card is another variation of this recipe using Bourbon with greater degree of Benedictine. Brainstorm can lean a bit toward the sweeter side if you get too heavy handed with the Benedictine, so consider easing up just a little on the liqueur.

Cocktail Database uses 1/2 ounce dry vermouth rather than sweet vermouth. Some recipes, such as one found on Man Tested Recipes, use rye whiskey rather than Irish whiskey with varying measurements of Benedictine and vermouth. Difford’s Guide uses bourbon in lower quantity dry vermouth and also changes the measures of the remaining ingredients. Esquire uses Irish whiskey and dry vermouth, but uses tablespoon measurements on remaining ingredients. Play around with the drink and find the spirits and measurements that work for you palate.

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The Revolver 2 ounces Bourbon 1/2 ounce Coffee Liqueur 2 dashes Orange Bitters Flamed Orange Peel Garnish Combine liquids in mixing glass with ice.Stir to chill. Strain into coupe. Garnish with flamed orange peel.

The Revolver Cocktail Recipe Card

The Revolver cocktail is such an interesting and easy drink. It is definitely one to add to your winter cocktail lineup. This is darkly interesting, simply intriguing. The Revolver cocktail reminds me of dark delicious chocolate laced with barely there hint of orange. Bourbon flavor profiles vary, so be aware that this cocktail will taste a little different depending upon the brand you choose.

The Revolver Cocktail Recipe Card

The Revolver 2 ounces Bourbon 1/2 ounce Coffee Liqueur 2 dashes Orange Bitters Flamed Orange Peel Garnish Combine liquids in mixing glass with ice.Stir to chill. Strain into coupe. Garnish with flamed orange peel.
The Revolver Recipe Card

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Hangman’s Noose is another easy bourbon cocktail with chocolate notes. Hangman’s Noose uses Godiva chocolate liqueur and sweet vermouth.

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Parisian Blonde 1 ounce Heavy Cream 1 ounce Curacao 1 ounce Rum Combine liquids in cocktail shaker with ice.Shake to blend and chill. Strain into martini glass over fresh ice.

Parisian Blonde Recipe Card

Yes, I know. The holiday season seemed to fly by this year. It was a short few weeks between Halloween and Thanksgiving. We had even less time between Thanksgiving and Christmas to fit shopping, gift giving and merry making in. Wrapping paper flew faster than Dancer, Prancer and Vixen.

I am exhausted! How about you?!

It’s time for a serious vacation! Or the next best thing… Shake up a cocktail and dream of a fabulous vacation. Cheers!

Parisian Blonde Recipe Card

Parisian Blonde 1 ounce Heavy Cream 1 ounce Curacao 1 ounce Rum Combine liquids in cocktail shaker with ice.Shake to blend and chill. Strain into martini glass over fresh ice.
Parisian Blonde Recipe Card

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Catch your breath. Put your party hats on. New Year’s Eve is just around the corner. It’s almost party time again!

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