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The Secret Ingredient in the World's Best Margarita. Riesler Morales knows the secret to better Margaritas and he wants to share it with the world.

The Secret Ingredient in the World's Best Margarita

Morales, a bartender from Mexico City and the man behind Patron’s Margarita of the Year, swears by putting a layer of red wine on top of his Margaritas — and if you try it for yourself you’ll understand why. Morales’s award winning Margarita, the Coralina Margarita, is made with Patrón Reposado, Patrón Cintrónge Orange, lime juice, simple syrup, and a topping of a big red wine like a malbec or a carménère made in Mexico. Then the glass is rimmed with a salt, sugar, and hibiscus mix. How to Make Crystal Clear Ice Cubes. No matter the shape or size, any fancy cocktail bar's ice also tends to be crystal clear to properly showcase the beauty of each drink.

How to Make Crystal Clear Ice Cubes

The cloudiness found in the standard ice cube is caused by impurities, both in the water and in the air. RELATED The Science Behind Crafting the Perfect Ice » To make these perfectly transparent cubes, professional mixologists typically use an expensive piece of equipment called a Clinebell machine or painstakingly form the ice by hand using techniques that require a lot of freezer space. But by adding just a couple extra steps to your normal routine, achieving the same quality ice for your home bar is easier than you might think. MAP: The Birthplaces Of More Than 30 Famous Cocktails. We love cocktails, a lot.

MAP: The Birthplaces Of More Than 30 Famous Cocktails

And although the reemergence of cocktail culture means there are hundreds of great cocktail bars across the world whipping up new cocktails every night of the week, we still love the classics. But when a cocktail attains classic status, it’s often hard to remember how and where it originated in the first place. Which is why we made this map. Why In-Flight Cocktail Kits Are Just Stupid. Login I forgot my password Don't Have an Account?

Why In-Flight Cocktail Kits Are Just Stupid

Signup Sent! Please check your email for a link to reset your password. How to Cocktail: Manhattan. Bourbon-Soaked Cherries. Bourbon-Soaked Cherries One of the many things I’ve loved about dating Barclay this year has actually been double-dating with Barclay this year.

Bourbon-Soaked Cherries

I know it may sound cheesy. But during all of my single-girl years, one of the things I always felt like I missed out on and soooo looked forward to someday was being able to go out with couple-friends as a couple. Everything from grabbing a bite to eat together, to going on trips together, to someday maybe even hanging out while having little ones play at our feet together always sounded so dang fun. The Martini vs. The Manhattan. It seems slightly unnecessary to pit two classic cocktails against each other.

The Martini vs. The Manhattan

Vieux Carré Cocktail Recipe. Sazerac Cocktail Recipe. According to Rob Chirico, author of the Field Guide to Cocktails, this iconic New Orleans cocktail dates to the 1850s, when it was served at the Sazerac Coffee House.

Sazerac Cocktail Recipe

American whiskey eventually replaced the brandy of the original. How 30-Year-Old Ivy Mix Became One Of The Country’s Best Bartenders – Food Republic. The Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn is a sea of pink — pink T-shirts, bandannas, even bright plastic cups.

How 30-Year-Old Ivy Mix Became One Of The Country’s Best Bartenders – Food Republic

On this December evening, it is packed with the only crowd that can be reliably counted on to go out on a Monday night: bartenders. On stage, though, is not a band. Instead, a panel of judges sit at the ready. Across from them, two young women are poised behind individual bars, and although they are smiling, you can see them shaking with excitement — and nervousness. How to Make a Martini and More Cocktail Tips from ICE. In a continued effort to master her mistakes, F&W editor-in-chief Dana Cowin stopped by the Institute of Culinary Education for a mixology masterclass with Director of Beverage Studies Anthony Caporale.

How to Make a Martini and More Cocktail Tips from ICE

The 7 Mistakes Everyone Makes When Mixing Cocktails. Clear Ice Cubes Using a Tray in a Cooler. Alcademics reader and ice nerd Mike Palmer has come up with an easy if not space-efficient way of making clear ice cubes using a silicone tray and a cooler.

Clear Ice Cubes Using a Tray in a Cooler

The short answer is: poke holes in the tray and set it on a riser at the bottom of an insulated cooler. The long answer? Palmer wrote it himself below. Shard: The Art of Drink Presentation by Shard LLC. Bartending terminology. Various special terms are used in bartending terminology. In bartending, the term "straight up" (or "up") refers to an alcoholic drink that is shaken or stirred with ice and then strained and served without ice in a stemmed glass.[1] This is contrasted with a drink served "neat" – a single, unmixed liquor served without being chilled and without any water, ice, or other mixer.[1][2] Neat drinks are typically served in a rocks glass, shot glass, snifter, or copita.

"On the rocks" refers to liquor poured over ice cubes, and a "rocks drink" is a drink served on the rocks. Rocks drinks are typically served in a rocks glass, highball glass, or Collins glass. Tips & Tricks: This is the Right Way to Strain a Cocktail. Google Thinks We're Clueless About Cocktails, And It Wants To Help. The White Russian (from left), margarita, bloody mary and Moscow mule are some of the most searched cocktails of 2015. iStockphoto hide caption itoggle caption iStockphoto The White Russian (from left), margarita, bloody mary and Moscow mule are some of the most searched cocktails of 2015. iStockphoto Most Searched For Cocktails On Google In 2015 1) Moscow mule 2) Margarita 3) Bloody Mary 4) Hot toddy 5) White Russian. How to Make Perfect Ice at Home.

Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun. How to Make Sugar Cubes for Genius Champagne Cocktails. Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius. Today: A last-minute, 2-ingredient DIY host gift -- or a party trick for your own New Year's celebration. Either way, you'll start 2015 making an impression. In 2015, our pantry shelves will finally look like the ones on our Pinterest boards. We will fashion our own hot sauce, and bread, and other sundries. When to Shake or Stir a Cocktail - Bartending Guide.