Level up as an #RRChomechef – try out mixology!
With our new reality of working and learning at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are tapping into the RRC spirit of innovation to bring you culinary and hospitality inspiration with our Hospitality at Home video series.
RRC instructor Blair Mineault is making our Friday night a little more fun with three classic cocktail recipes. Learn the art of mixology with Blair’s step-by-step cocktail progression and enjoy your very own at-home happy hour.
by Blair Mineault, Mixology
Starting with the High Ball, then progressing to a Gin Rickey and, finally, a Tom Collins, these cocktail recipes increase in complexity and flavour. Enjoy in moderation!
A drink that consists of two ingredients: usually a base spirit and one non-alcoholic mixer. The name comes from the practice of serving drinks in tall glasses!
Fill a tall glass with ice. Add 1 oz gin, and then top with non-alcoholic mixer of your choice (for example, Seven Up). Garnish with a slice of lime.
A refreshing cocktail made with club soda, lime, and liquor. Originally made with a base of bourbon, the Rickey became popular in the early 1900s when bourbon was replaced with gin.
1 oz Gin
2 oz lime juice
Garnish: Lime slice
Fill glass with ice. Add gin, then lime juice. Top with soda water.
A mixed cocktail made from a base spirit, sour mix, simple syrup, and soda.
1 oz Gin
2-3 oz Lemon juice
1 oz simple syrup
Garnish: Lemon slice
Fill a tall glass with ice. Add gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup. Top with soda water.