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Red Cow Cocktails

Mos-Cow Mule

2oz Pink peppercorn infused vodka

5oz ginger beer

Pour vodka into copper mug, top with ice, fill with ginger beer. Garnish with lime wheel

Ex-Brother in Law

2oz Blackstrap Rum

2/3 oz Kiwi Shrub

1/2 oz falernum (house recipe is below but purchasing velvet falernum is an option as well)

Add all ingredients to a shaker, shake with ice and strain into a lowball glass over fresh ice.

Grand-Dad Sour

2 1/2 oz Old Grand-Dad Bonded Bourbon

1 oz Marmalade

1/2 oz lime juice

1/2 oz lemon juice

2 droppers cherry bark vanilla bitters

1 egg white

spray angostura bitters

Combine all ingredients in a shaker tin and shake hard with ice for about 10 seconds. Strain back into one side of the shaker, discard ice and shake again without ice for about 10 seconds. Fine strain into a coup glass and garnish with a spray of angostura bitters.

Pink Peppercorn Vodka

1-Liter Vodka

5 grams pink peppercorns

Infuse 24 hours and strain

Ginger Syrup

2 oz juice of ginger root

1 1/2 oz fresh lime juice

1 1/2 oz fresh lemon juice

1 1/2 oz simple syrup

1 1/2 oz demerara syrup

Combine all ingredients to make a Ginger syrup. Use 1 oz of ginger syrup to 3 oz of chilled soda water to make ginger beer.

Kiwi shrub

10 Kiwi, peeled and cut into quarters

Equal weight sugar to kiwi fruit

Equal volume white wine vinegar to strained kiwi/sugar mixture

Place Kiwi and sugar together and macerate Cover mixture in the refrigerator over night. Strain through loose colander (there should be a lot of seeds) and add vinegar. This can be immediately strained through cheesecloth and used but it is better if it sets for 1-2 days and then strained. No matter what the flavors will meld better together over time.

House Falernum

Zest of 10 limes

3/4 cup unpeeled ginger root, diced

6 star anise

10 cloves

1/3oz orange blossom water

1/2 bottle (375ml about 1 1/2 cups) Wray & Nephew overproof rum

1/2 cup 2:1 simple syrup

Place all ingredients except sugar in a Mason jar and rest for 4 days. Strain through a mesh strainer and add simple syrup.