A new the key is to mash three pitted in the bottom of your shaker. After that: shot each simple syrup and whiskey, juice of three small/two large lemons per drink. Adapted from a recipe in Alberto Gómez Font's Cócteles Tangerinos.
Presenting the El Niño Sour, because it feels like Christmas in Cairo this year: part each honey syrup & rye, 1 part grapefruit juice, dash each white & regular balsamic. Muddle w/arugula and mint, serve w/crushed ice
#cocktail #recipe Mint Lemon Julep: 2 parts whiskey, 1 lemon juice, 1 mint simple syrup, 1 water. Dashes orange flower water and bitters. Fun fact: the English word julep comes from the Arabic (and before that, Persian) word for rosewater - hence the flower water in this Middle East meets mid-South recipe.