Alcoholic beverages, flavoring specialty drinks

Flavoring Alcoholic Beverages

Flavoring Alcoholic Beverages

Flavoring Alcoholic Beverages

Flavoring Alcoholic Beverages

Flavoring alcoholic beverages is very exciting and our professional based bar service flavors and syrups can allow a bartender to offer a huge range of flavors while employing just a few premium spirits such as vodka and rum.  Bar tenders already using our system use bottles with squirt caps to dispense a prescribed amount of flavor or syrup in a drink – usually three drops of flavor per drink.  They can also “blend” basic flavors to achieve more complex flavors with a blending chart we provide.
 
You do not need to buy professional based flavors to have some fun.  We created recipes in this blog around the novelty drinks “Candy Cane” “Red Hots” and “Skittles” to name a few with materials you should be able to secure locally. 
 
You can flavor vodka, rum, and even moonshine with candy flavors or dessert flavors.  Candy flavored shots would be just basically vodka and a candy flavored syrup such as cherry, lime, mojito, raspberry, or even strawberry.  Typically the “tang” in Skittles or Jolly Ranchers, for example, is actually from citric acid and that is a component of our bar service syrups and flavors.
 
Our system offers every flavor a bartender could think of:
Anise, Amaretto, Cantaloupe, Cherry, Chocolate, Coconut, Cotton Candy, Espresso, Lemon, Lime, Mango, Marshmallow, Mojito, Peach, Passion Fruit, Strawberry, Vanilla to name just a few. 
 
  
 
Presentation
 
This is the fun part!  You can dip rims in shredded coconut, crushed candy canes, edible flower petals, sugars – such as brown sugar, or even salt (as in Margaritta).
 

How to Make a Peppermint Martini

Peppermint Candy Martini

*Crushed Peppermint candy on the rim.
 
1 shot of Peppermint Schapps
1 shot of Vanilla Vodka
1 shot crème de cacao
1 Peppermint candy
a few drops of grenadine for color at bottom of glass  
Broken peppermint candy pieces to rim. 
 
Rim Glass by wetting rim and dipping in broken candy.
Place a few drops of grenadine at bottom of glass.
Shake with ice and strain into glass using a spoon to slow down the pour-so the red at the bottom stays fairly unmoved.
 
How to Make a Gingebread Cocktail

Making a Gingerbread Martini Cocktail

To Make a Gingerbread Martini Cocktail

 
*Crush Graham on the Rim & Cookie for Garnish
 
1 Shot Vodka
1 Shot Baileys
1/2 Shot Kahlúa
1/2 Gingerbread Syrup
1/2 scoop of melted ice cream
Shake well and pour.
 
 
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This entry was published on January 19, 2012 at 8:51 pm. It’s filed under Flavor and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

One thought on “Flavoring Alcoholic Beverages

  1. Lady Elk on said:

    Wonderful ideas for the holidays (and everday too)…. fun how you start research for one thing, and it opens up to many! Great site and fantastic tips!

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