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Vermouth Cocktail

In a rocks glass, with or without ice:

- 3-4 oz chilled sweet vermouth (Carpano Antica, Dolin, Punt E Mes)

- orange or lemon peel

- Optional: Add .25 oz Crude Barrel-Aged Black tea shrub

Top with 6-8 drops of your choice of bitters. "Rizzo", "Sycophant", "Bitterless Marriage", "Big Bear", Pear and Hazelnut, Cherry and Walnut, "Lindsay", "Attawanhood", Spruce and Birch, Sweet and Thai Basil

 

Cynar Toronto

In a mixing glass, add:

- 2 oz rye whiskey

- .5 oz Cynar

- .25 oz simple syrup

Add ice and stir for 15-20 seconds. Strain into a chilled rocks glass. Ice optional. Add 4 drops Crude “Sycophant” and 4 drops “Lindsay” bitters. Try with "Attawanhood", Pear and Hazelnut, or Spruce and Birch bitters as well. 

G & T & B

- 1.5 oz gin
- 1 oz tonic concentrate (Alley 26 or Jack Rudy)
- 1 dropper Crude "Rizzo", "Bitterless Marriage", Pear and Hazelnut, Spruce and Birch, Rhubarb or Sweet and Thai Basil bitters
•  .5 ounce Crude Pineapple Ginger Shrub (optional)
In a rocks glass with ice, combine gin and tonic syrup. Top with seltzer. Add bitters to finish.

Bitter Dove

- 1 ½ ounces blanco tequila
- ½ ounce grapefruit juice  
- juice of half a lime
- ginger beer
- 1 dropper Crude "Rizzo", Pear and Hazelnut, Spruce and Birch or Rhubarb bitters
In a collins glass with ice: add tequila, grapefruit juice, lime juice and salt. Stir and top with ginger beer, add bitters to finish. 

 

Old Fashioned

In a rocks glass, add
- 2oz rye whiskey or bourbon
- 1 tsp simple syrup
- 1 dropper bitters. Each flavor will change aroma and character slightly. 
Add one large ice cube and stir to incorporate.