Costa del Oro

David Ruiz, bar manager at Pardrecito in San Francisco shakes up his very own ‘Costa del Oro.’  Ingredients: 2oz Oro Quebranta Pisco .5oz fresh lime juice .5oz blood orange shrub 2 dashes of angostura bar spoon apricot preserve shake served over ice with a float of ginger beer. garnish with blood orange wheel and serve.

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The Venetian Coast

Gabriel Lowe, bar manager at Locanda in San Francisco, makes a drink he calls ‘The Venetian Coast’.  Ingredients: 2oz Espolon Tequila 1oz Fresh Lemon Juice .5oz Luxardo Bitters .5oz Agave Syrup 1 drop of Saline Solution (Salt Water) 3 Cucumber Wheels Shaken not stirred. Garnish with a thin cucumber wheel.

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Smugglers Cove Rum Barrel

Martin Cate from Smugglers Cove makes his proprietary drink called the Smugglers Cove Rum Barrel. The Smugglers Barrel mix is a secret ingredient that not even the bartenders know. I guess you will just have to head on down to the Cove and try it yourself. Tough! Located at 650 Gough St. in San Francisco.

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Hillside Cocktail

Chris Bostick from Varnish in Los Angeles uses a rare and highly concentrated Chartreuse Elixir in a drink he calls the Hillside cocktail.  Ingredients: 1.5oz Junipero Gin .75oz Dolin Dry Vermouth .75 Amaro Nonino 2 dashes Chartreuse Elixir Vegetal Stir, Serve up, Lemon Twist

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Clock Bar’s 1707

Tommy Quimby from Clock Bar in San Francisco infuses Hendricks gin with chipotle adding smoke to a cocktail he calls 1707. Ingredients: 3 cucumbers slices muddled 1oz Chipotle infused Hendricks gin 1oz Pimms .5oz Lemon .5oz Lemon Syrup .25oz Ginger Syrup Muddle, Shake, Strain Garnish with Cucumber Wheel    

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Holiday Old Fashioned

Matt Wallace from Seven Grand down in Los Angeles serves up a Holiday Old Fashioned with a locally made gingerbread bitters. Ingredients: 2oz Eagle Rare 1 Sugar Cube 6 dashes of Miracle Mile Gingerbread Bitters Add Ice Stir Garnish with Orange and Lemon Twist

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Dimmi

Dimmi is a neutral grain spirit distilled from winter wheat, infused with herbs, spices, peach and apricot blossoms then finished with a touch of Nebbiolo grappa.

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Bols Genever

Bols Genever is a distilled spirit from Holland spawned from maltwine and botanicals.

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Partida Tequila

Made from 100% blue agave, this complex tequila is aged for at least one year in American oak one-pass Jack Daniels barrels.

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