Cocktail Guru makes Thanksgiving inspired drinks

The Cocktail Guru, Jonathan Pogash, shows us to mix up some Thanksgiving inspired drinks.

Gobble Gobble Aperitif

  • 1 oz. Gin
  • 2 dashes The Bitter Truth celery bitters
  • 1 tsp. creamed corn
  • 3 oz. sparkling wine

METHOD: In the bottom of a mixing glass, muddle the corn.  Add remaining ingredients – except for sparkling wine – with ice and shake.  Strain into coupe glass and top off with the sparkling wine.

GARNISH: celery slice on rim of glass

Plymouth Rock

  • 1 oz. pecan infused Old Pultney single malt scotch whisky
  • 1/2 oz. Van Gogh Dutch caramel vodka
  • 1/2 oz. Don Ciccio Nocino
  • 2 dashes nut bitters

METHOD: Stir all ingredients very well with ice and strain over a large ROCK into a rocks glass.

GARNISH: crushed sea salt/sugar/pecan mix

The Dinner Finale

  • 1 heaping tsp. pumpkin puree
  • 1 oz. cream
  • 1 oz. Perfect Puree pear
  • 1 1/2 oz. Pierre Ferrand 1840 cognac
  • 1/4 oz. maple syrup
  • 2 oz. Melvin IPA beer
  • pinch sea salt

METHOD: Add ingredients to a mixing glass with ice – except for beer – and shake very well.

Strain over ice into a highball glass.  Top w/ beer and stir briefly.

GARNISH: freshly grated nutmeg and pear slice

Give Thanks To Berries!

  • 1 oz. Perfect Puree blueberry
  • 1 oz. Perfect Puree cranberry
  • 1 oz. Good quality lemonade
  • 3 oz. Soda Water

METHOD: Shake first three ingredients with ice and strain over ice into highball glass.  Top off with soda water.

GARNISH: fresh berries