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miamizsun

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Posted: Jun 29, 2020 - 3:27pm



 cc_rider wrote:


 buddy wrote:


 Steely_D wrote:
I'm watching the MasterClass on bartending and they made a vodka martini which caught me off guard. 

Take the 750 bottle of vodka, pour 250 into another container for something else.
Add 150ml filtered water.
Put the mix in the freezer and, later, pour into a glass.

I always expected something a bit more...complex than that. Tried it, and it was good!

In the discussion, it was that a gin martini (vermouth, orange bitters, olive) was about aroma and the juniper notes.
Vodka, without any of the smell quality, would be about the mouth feel, the silkiness and viscosity. A different arena than gin.
 
I like a very dry vodka martini.  3:.75 vodka to very dry vermouth, shaken a good minute, straight up with olives. Basic & delicious.  Belvedere or better vodka.

 
I've taken to the 'perfect' martini. Equal parts sweet and dry vermouth. Bitters optional. Usually gin (I like New Amsterdam's 'Stratosphere', their London Dry is mighty dry), but vodka works too. Or model it after a Vesper and use both.
c.

 

make some jello shots with that and you'll be in business
buddy

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Posted: Jun 29, 2020 - 2:53pm



 cc_rider wrote:


 buddy wrote:


 Steely_D wrote:
I'm watching the MasterClass on bartending and they made a vodka martini which caught me off guard. 

Take the 750 bottle of vodka, pour 250 into another container for something else.
Add 150ml filtered water.
Put the mix in the freezer and, later, pour into a glass.

I always expected something a bit more...complex than that. Tried it, and it was good!

In the discussion, it was that a gin martini (vermouth, orange bitters, olive) was about aroma and the juniper notes.
Vodka, without any of the smell quality, would be about the mouth feel, the silkiness and viscosity. A different arena than gin.
 
I like a very dry vodka martini.  3:.75 vodka to very dry vermouth, shaken a good minute, straight up with olives. Basic & delicious.  Belvedere or better vodka.

 
I've taken to the 'perfect' martini. Equal parts sweet and dry vermouth. Bitters optional. Usually gin (I like New Amsterdam's 'Stratosphere', their London Dry is mighty dry), but vodka works too. Or model it after a Vesper and use both.
c.

 
Sounds yummy, I'll give it a try.

cc_rider

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Location: Bastrop
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Posted: Jun 29, 2020 - 2:51pm



 buddy wrote:


 Steely_D wrote:
I'm watching the MasterClass on bartending and they made a vodka martini which caught me off guard. 

Take the 750 bottle of vodka, pour 250 into another container for something else.
Add 150ml filtered water.
Put the mix in the freezer and, later, pour into a glass.

I always expected something a bit more...complex than that. Tried it, and it was good!

In the discussion, it was that a gin martini (vermouth, orange bitters, olive) was about aroma and the juniper notes.
Vodka, without any of the smell quality, would be about the mouth feel, the silkiness and viscosity. A different arena than gin.
 
I like a very dry vodka martini.  3:.75 vodka to very dry vermouth, shaken a good minute, straight up with olives. Basic & delicious.  Belvedere or better vodka.

 
I've taken to the 'perfect' martini. Equal parts sweet and dry vermouth. Bitters optional. Usually gin (I like New Amsterdam's 'Stratosphere', their London Dry is mighty dry), but vodka works too. Or model it after a Vesper and use both.
c.

buddy

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Posted: Jun 28, 2020 - 5:43pm



 Steely_D wrote:
I'm watching the MasterClass on bartending and they made a vodka martini which caught me off guard. 

Take the 750 bottle of vodka, pour 250 into another container for something else.
Add 150ml filtered water.
Put the mix in the freezer and, later, pour into a glass.

I always expected something a bit more...complex than that. Tried it, and it was good!

In the discussion, it was that a gin martini (vermouth, orange bitters, olive) was about aroma and the juniper notes.
Vodka, without any of the smell quality, would be about the mouth feel, the silkiness and viscosity. A different arena than gin.
 
I like a very dry vodka martini.  3:.75 vodka to very dry vermouth, shaken a good minute, straight up with olives. Basic & delicious.  Belvedere or better vodka.

Steely_D

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Posted: Jun 28, 2020 - 5:32pm



 haresfur wrote:



 
Master class on bartending: Use gin in a martini.

And some vermouth. Like maybe 4 or 6:1 Gin:Noilly Prat. I have tried a fity-fity and that's too extreme for me but for people who like vermouth more...

(actually, the number 1 tip is: drink what you enjoy and f 'em if they don't like it)
 
Well, you want a great gin like Beefeater 24 or something like that, and you can use more vermouth if you splurge a bit. I'm using Dolin, which is nice, and a few shakes of Regan's Orange Bitters.

haresfur

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Posted: Jun 28, 2020 - 4:33pm



 Steely_D wrote:
I'm watching the MasterClass on bartending and they made a vodka martini which caught me off guard. 

Take the 750 bottle of vodka, pour 250 into another container for something else.
Add 150ml filtered water.
Put the mix in the freezer and, later, pour into a glass.

I always expected something a bit more...complex than that. Tried it, and it was good!
 
Master class on bartending: Use gin in a martini.

And some vermouth. Like maybe 4 or 6:1 Gin:Noilly Prat. I have tried a fity-fity and that's too extreme for me but for people who like vermouth more...

(actually, the number 1 tip is: drink what you enjoy and f 'em if they don't like it)
Steely_D

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Posted: Jun 28, 2020 - 4:19pm

I'm watching the MasterClass on bartending and they made a vodka martini which caught me off guard. 

Take the 750 bottle of vodka, pour 250 into another container for something else.
Add 150ml filtered water.
Put the mix in the freezer and, later, pour into a glass.

I always expected something a bit more...complex than that. Tried it, and it was good!

In the discussion, it was that a gin martini (vermouth, orange bitters, olive) was about aroma and the juniper notes.
Vodka, without any of the smell quality, would be about the mouth feel, the silkiness and viscosity. A different arena than gin.
Antigone

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Posted: Jun 28, 2020 - 2:40pm



 BlueHeronDruid wrote:


 Antigone wrote:
At the end of a heavy hearted week I splurged.
 
Untitled
 

Watch out for that comfy chair!
 
This I sip very cold, in small quantities!

BlueHeronDruid

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Posted: Jun 28, 2020 - 2:00pm



 Antigone wrote:
At the end of a heavy hearted week I splurged.
 
Untitled
 

Watch out for that comfy chair!
Antigone

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Posted: Jun 28, 2020 - 12:20pm

At the end of a heavy hearted week I splurged.
 
Untitled
jahgirl8

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Posted: Mar 19, 2020 - 3:38pm



 dischuckin wrote:


 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
ScottFromWyoming wrote:

Yeah sort of, I googled something like retro 50s martini clipart and saw something I liked, then re-drew it.

 

i thought the quarantini was this:


 
Yep, EmergenC and vodka will cure all ailments. If it doesn't seem to help, rinse and repeat.

dischuckin

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Posted: Mar 19, 2020 - 12:40pm



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
ScottFromWyoming wrote:

Yeah sort of, I googled something like retro 50s martini clipart and saw something I liked, then re-drew it.

 

i thought the quarantini was this:


cc_rider

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Posted: Mar 19, 2020 - 12:21pm



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


 cc_rider wrote:


Scott, did you do the artwork? Nice!
c.
 
Yeah sort of, I googled something like retro 50s martini clipart and saw something I liked, then re-drew it.

 
Good enough for me!
c.

ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Mar 19, 2020 - 12:10pm



 cc_rider wrote:


 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


 Antigone wrote:
Quarantini
 

Done!


 

Scott, did you do the artwork? Nice!
c.
 
Yeah sort of, I googled something like retro 50s martini clipart and saw something I liked, then re-drew it.

cc_rider

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Posted: Mar 19, 2020 - 11:57am



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


 Antigone wrote:
Quarantini
 

Done!


 

Scott, did you do the artwork? Nice!
c.
ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Mar 19, 2020 - 10:02am



 Proclivities wrote:
I'm not sure if tiny, robot bartenders are available just yet, but there's a market for them:

 

That's not how it would work out. 


Proclivities

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Posted: Mar 19, 2020 - 9:55am

I'm not sure if tiny, robot bartenders are available just yet, but there's a market for them:

jahgirl8

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Posted: Mar 15, 2020 - 2:41pm

Image result for coronavirus cocktail

kcar

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Posted: Mar 15, 2020 - 11:07am



 miamizsun wrote:
 

Much-needed bump.



Antigone

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Posted: Mar 15, 2020 - 5:54am



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


 Antigone wrote:
 

Done!


 


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