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Whiskey Sour Season!

A chill in the air, so we go brown. Whiskey sours! Recipe here: Whiskey Sour recipe. Related posts: Whiskey Sour Maple Rye Sour Grilling Season Opens at Sour Cherry Farm New York Sour

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El Presidente Cocktail

After watching Nucky & pals sipping El Presidente cocktails on their trip to Cuba on Boardwalk Empire, we were inspired to try one the next night. After paging around for a few recipes, we settled on this ratio of 1 […]

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Fitzgerald Cocktail Recipe

Inspired by a post I came across on TheKitchn, we decided to shake up some gin cocktails this Friday night. I found their Fitzgerald cocktail recipe to be a bit sweet, so I’ve taken the simple syrup down for this […]

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Rosy Gins: A Refreshing Summer Cocktail

Don’t forget last year’s delishy discovery of gin with Fentiman’s Rose Lemonade! We call it a Rosy Gin. It is delicious, and you should drink it tonight. PrintRosy Gin Ingredients2 ounces gin Ice Fentimans Victorian Rose Lemonade Lavender sprigInstructionsMeasure the […]

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South Slope Cocktail

I present the South Slope Cocktail. The recipe comes to us from the beloved The PDT Cocktail Book: The Complete Bartender’s Guide from the Celebrated Speakeasy” target=”_blank”>PDT Cocktail Book, and, even though I own the book, was brought to my […]

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Kentucky Buck

In its May-June 2014 issue, Imbibe magazine did a feature on New Classic Cocktails. One of the prerequists for inclusion was this: “Simplicity. We love the creativity of many of today’s bartenders, but there are no guarantees that future generations […]

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The Southside

The weather was rainy and chilly, but we paid it no mind. We were going summer this Saturday night, even if it had to be indoors. Say hello to The Southside highball. The Southside 8-10 fresh mint leaves, plus a […]

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Larchmont Cocktail Recipe

The Farm’s friend Ed loves a cocktail as much as we here at SCF. So for a couple years now, I’ve been badgering Ed to write a story about cockatils with local history for The Journal News. The Mad Men […]

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Whiskey Sour

With its lemony pucker but a nice backbone of rye, the Whiskey Sour is a good cocktail for straddling the seasons. The warmth of brown booze, but the hopefulness of citrus. Spring will come. It will. PrintWhiskey Sour Makes 4 […]

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Maple Rye Sour

Jill recommended we make this drink, a take on the Propsect Park Sour that she loves to order at Clover Club in Brooklyn. It was a big hit. The recipe from Saveur calls for Abano, a type of Amaro. If […]

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Brooklyn Cocktail Recipe

I had a hankering for something bitter and bracing — to match the bitter and bracing weather outside. Looking for something amaro-ish, I was torn between the Red Hook and the Brooklyn. Each is rye based, which is what I […]

Meyer Lemon Sidecars
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Sidecar Recipe

Greg used to say that the sidecar is thought to be the oldest cocktail. It’s so old, he used to say, that Moses carried a thermos of them with him as he crossed the Red Sea. Well maybe not quite, […]

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Sage Brown Derby

A nice option for our delishy grapefruit from the Rio Grande. From Bon Appetit. As is most everything we like to cook these days! We ran out of rye on day 2 of these, and substituted Canadian Club. Worked great! […]

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Rum Spice Punch!

I wrote a  story on punch in The Journal News this week. I learned a lot, and so can you, if you read it! (Link here: Punch up your holiday drinks.) Then, to my wonderful surprse, Kris and Tom made […]

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Salty Dogs!

Our annual grapefruit shipment has arrived from the Valley! First on the agenda? Salty Dogs, of course! Here’s the recipe: PrintSalty Dog The Salty Dog signals for us the holiday season. And we enjoy it throughout the winter, or at […]

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New York Sour

Another winner of a recipe from Bon Appetit. This time a cocktail, the New York Sour. Hat tip to Sarah at the Sister Outpost for the recommendation. We learned here about “the dry shake,” where you shake the egg white […]

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Corpse Reviver No. 2

We made this in honor of Repeal Day, which is Dec. 5. But Dec. 5 being a Thursday this year, we didn’t want to get too high-octane until Friday. So Dec. 6 it was. The Corpse Reviver was included in […]

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Bloody Mary Recipe: Snappy Bloody Marys

Follow my directions implicitly, and you will enjoy the best Bloody Mary you’ve ever had in your life. It is called the Snappy Bloody Mary. Drinking, as you may know, is like eating: It’s much better when you start with […]

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Perfect Parallel #manhattanproject

A twist on the classic, a recipe from Audrey Saunders. Perfect Parallel 12 ounces Lairds apple jack 1 1/2 ounces sweet vermouth 1 1/2 ounces dry vermouth 4 dashes angostura bitters Shake vigorously and strain into chilled cocktail glasses. Garnish […]

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Manhattan Recipe #manhattanproject

Over at Small Bites, we have embarked upon the Manhattan Project! If you follow Small Bites on Instagram (link to Small Bites Instagram here), or Twitter (@small_bites) you may have noticed a certain hashtag flying around some evenings: #manhattanproject. For the […]

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Cocktail Recipe: Jasmine

A nice aperitif, light and refrshing. It may be pink, but it’s not a pansy drink. From Cocktail: The Drink Bible for the 21st Century. We took the Cointreau up because the original recipe was a bit too tart for […]

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Barrel-Aged Negroni for Cocktail Hour

Thanks to our friends Jill and Clay, we enjoyed a barrel-aged Negroni on the patio on Monday night. Monday night? Yes, folks. I’m on vacation. Not that not being on vacation ever stopped us before. Now, you may not be […]

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Cocktail Recipe: Rosy Gins

A new highball is making the rounds at the farm. I mix gin with Fetimans Victorian Rose Lemonade and garnish with a lavender sprig. It’s floral, light and refreshing. And the fizz is nice, too! Rosy Gins 2 ounces gin […]

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Cocktail Recipe: Blueberry-Hibiscus Margaritas

A lovely summer cocktail with tangy Hibiscus, sweet blueberries and refreshing margaritas! Here is the Blueberry-Hibiscus Margarita recipe: Blueberry-Hibiscus Margaritas for a Crowd 1/2 cup hibiscus tea (recipe follows) 1 cup freshly squeezed lime juice 2 cups tequila 3/4 cup […]

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Gin and Tonic on the Patio

This is summer, summer! And the drink of summer is the gin and tonic. Fill a 12-ounce collins glass with ice. Pour 2 ounces of gin over it. Top with good tonic. Garnish with a lime. Do not squeeze the lime. […]

Ginger Gold Rush
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Cocktail Recipe: Ginger Gold Rush

After browsing the Saveur drinks Tumblr for a while, we headed on over to the Friday Cocktails section on the Saveur website. There, we discovered another twist on a cocktail called the Ginger Gold Rush. We liked the thinking of […]