Monday, November 28, 2011

"Cosmo Blanche" Cocktail Recipe

Try this unique cocktail from Manresa's artisan cocktail collection, recipe courtesy of Jeff Bareilles, Manresa's Wine and Beverage Director.

Cosmo Blanche
1.5 oz Chateau Laubade Blanche Armagnac Ultra Premium
0.5 oz lemon juice
0.25 oz Cointreau
0.5 oz Choya Umesh Plum Wine
1 lemon twist

• Measure all ingredients with a jigger and place into a martini shaker.
• Fill the martini shaker ¾ full with ice.
• Shake hard for about 1 minute, then strain into coup or martini glass that has been garnished with a lemon twist.

»Workshop: Seasonal Cocktails with Jeff Bareilles
Manresa's Jeff Bareilles will lead a Seasonal Cocktails Workshop at Love Apple Farms in January. He will teach you how to prepare base infusions with fresh-from-the-garden ingredients and take you through the process of building drinks around them so that you will be equipped to shake up a knock-out cocktail for any celebration, all year round. He will also be sharing some of his favorite recipes of the winter season. Visit the Love Apple Farms website for registration and more information.