Posted by Dennis Oakley on Feb 25th 2017
This week in Saratoga Springs, New York, The Original BarBack Tool Company teamed up with The Bourbon Room and Anheiser Busch to present an interactive Mixology Event: "Mixology with Beer Cocktails 101" on Thursday, February 23rd.
This was our tribute to the beer lovers who also love cocktails. We thought this years annual "Saratoga Beer Summit" would be a perfect time to feature our "Original Beer-Cocktail" specialty recipes.
A beer cocktail is a cocktail that is made by mixing beer with a distilled beverage or another style of beer. In this type of cocktail, the primary ingredient can be either the beer or the spirits, depending on what the balance of flavor profile and liquid viscosity the mixologist is striving to achieve.
Bourbon Room's Beer-Cocktails 2017:
1. “Stella Side-Car” With Bacardi 8 Year Barrel Aged Rum, Triple Sec, Lime Juice Squeeze, Shaken & Strained Then Topped With Stella Splash
-Served In A Chilled Martini Glass With Lime-Sugared Rim And Lemon Twist Garnish
2. “Goose-A-Rita” -With Ipa And Cuervo Gold, Grand Marnier, Lemon Juice, Lime Juice, Orange Juice, Simple Syrup, Shaken & Strained Over Fresh Ice Then Topped With An Ipa, With Head
-Served In A Rocks Glass, Garnish With Lime Zest Confetti And Orange Twist
3. “Orange Shock Shandy” -Ketel Orange Vodka, Splash Grapefruit, Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup, Shaken And Strained Over Fresh Ice Then Topped With Shocktop, With Head
-Served In A Rocks Glass, Garnish With Squeezed Orange Wedge
4. “Bud-Man-Fashioned” -Muddled Orange Slice, Sugar Cube, Bitters, Sweet Vermouth, And Bourbon, Stirred Vigorously Then Top With Bud Foam
-Served In A Rocks Glass
5. “Le Apple Sauced” -Jack Fire, Apple Pucker, Splash Pineapple Juice, Shaken And Strained Over Fresh Ice, Filled With Cidre
-Served In A Belgian Beer Goblet, Garnished With Cinnamon Dust And Apple Slices.
*For best results, use a BarBack Tool for your garnishes: twists, peels, slices and zests...and of course to pop your beer bottle caps.
"Saratoga Beer Week", as it has come to be known as, is an event not to be missed by anyone who enjoys tasting a wide variety of beers from around the nation and the globe in general. Details of the event and participating breweries can be found on the "America On Tap" website.
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