Julia Childs' Upside Down Martini 3/4 oz gin 3 3/4 oz oz dry vermouth   1. Combine in a mixing glass with ice and stir until chilled. 2. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a lemon twist. Note: Julia Child's favorite vermouth was Noilly Prat (French of course), and her version of this drink as shown above is 5 parts vermouth to 1 part gin. Adjust according to your own tastes. I like 2 oz vermouth, 1 oz gin. Especially nice with Awayuki strawberry gin.   Hibiscus Spritzer 2 oz hibiscus simple syrup* 1 oz fresh...

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    Old Fashioned 2 oz bourbon (or rye or whiskey) 2-3 dashes aromatic bitters (like Angostura) 0.25 oz simple syrup citrus peel garnish   1. Fill a mixing glass with ice. 2. Add all ingredients and stir until chilled. 3. Strain into a rocks glass with a large ice cube. 4. Express the orange peel, run around the glass rim, and drop into the cocktail. Variations: Bourbon: use rye or whiskey Bitters: add 2-3 dashes orange bitters Sugar: use 1 sugar cube or 1 tsp sugar + 1 tsp water and muddle 1st before adding ice and remaining ingredients....

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Hibiscus Margarita using Happy Hour Blend Tea in Every Day is Mother's Day Kit.

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