With the holiday season upon us, we're hosting family and friends with Creed Cocktails created by awarded Mixologist, Pamela Wiznitzer, from Seamstress NYC. Follow the recipes below for fragrance-inspired cocktails that are sure to impress your guests.
1 ounce Mount Gay Black Barrel Rum
1 ounce Louis Royer Force 53 cognac
¼ ounce Giffard vanilla
1 bar sppon Giffard Black Rose liqueur
3/4 ounces lemon juice
½ ounce Demerara syrup
1 ounce pineapple juice- 3 dashes Tikki bitters
1 slice of lemon
Combine all ingredients and shake lightly. Pour over ice and garnish.
1½ ounces Spring 44 gin
1½ ounces Lillet Blanc
1 bar spoon St. George absinthe
¼ ounce Suze
1 bar spoon simple syrup
Spray of rose water
Stir ingredients together with large ice cubes (except for the rose water,) strain and serve up in a cocktail coupe. Spray lightly from a distance with rose water on top for garnish as an aromatic finishing touch.
1½ ounces Olmeca Altos tequila
½ ounce thyme syrup
¾ ounce lime juice
8 mandarin oranges muddled
½ spring green onion muddled
3 dashes Bittermens Boston
Muddle mandarin oranges and the onion. Add the other ingredients and shake vigorously. Fine strain in a highball and garnish with lime wheels.