Mixology Rules: Golden Ratio & Mr. Potato Head
San Francisco, CA
Using examples of two famous and delicious classic cocktails, Gimlet and Manhattan, we will breakdown all the factors that go into crafting a perfectly balanced drink. You’ll understand standard ratios, dilution, and ingredients that are the backbone to a well-balanced, spirit-forward and sour cocktail. The simpler the composition of a cocktail the harder it becomes to execute it properly. This is where technique becomes essential to achieve the perfect result we are all looking for. We will go through all the aspects of proper stirring and shaking during this class. Be ready to apply theory to practice through experiments and participation in taste comparisons. A hands-on and interactive experience. This class is on March 18th 2021 @ 6:30pm. You will receive zoom link, preparation instructions, list of ingredients at least a week before the class.
2 oz gin 0.75 oz simple syrup 0.75 oz lime juice Add the gin, lime juice and simple syrup to a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass or a rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a lime wheel.
2 oz rye whiskey 0.75 oz sweet vermouth 2 dashes angostura bitters Add all rye, sweet vermouth and both bitters to a mixing glass with ice, and stir until well-chilled. Strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with a brandied cherry.