Tag Archives: Liqueur

Mother of Pearl

Created by Lane Primeaux, Beverage Director of Soji in Baton Rouge. This is the perfect floral cocktail to survive the summer heat.

MOTHER OF PEARL
• 2 oz rose hip infused Shochu (directions below)
• .75 oz Black Rose Giffard Liqueur
• .5 oz fresh lemon juice
• .25 oz El Guapo® Classic Greek Rose cordial
• .5 oz egg white
• Dehydrated rose petals, for garnish

In clean shaker filled with ice, combine Shochu, liqueur, juice, cordial and egg white. Shake thoroughly until well chilled. Strain into a coupe, and garnish with dehydrated rose petals prior to serving.

To create infused Shochu, pour one 750 mL bottle of shochu over one cup of dehydrated rose petals in a non-reactive container to steep. Reserve empty bottle. Allow to infuse at room temperature for for up to 24 hours – knowing the longer you steep the stronger the floral notes in the alcohol will be. Strain mixture through cheese cloth, and re-bottle using funnel. The infused Shochu will keep for up to two months if properly refrigerated.

A Streetcar Named Loyola

A Streetcar Named Loyola
• 1.5 oz Cathead Honeysuckle Vodka
• .5 oz Freshly squeezed lemon juice
• .5 oz El Guapo® Ginger Syrup
• .25 oz St. Germain
• Ginger ale
• 8 Dashes El Guapo® Mojo Cubano Bitters

• Rosemary sprig, for garnish

In a shaker filled with ice, add vodka, lemon juice, ginger syrup and St. Germain. Shake vigorously, and strain into a rocks glass filled with ice. Top with ginger ale and 8 dashes of bitters. Garnish with a sprig of rosemary.

On The Ave

On the Ave
• 1.5 oz Gin
• 1.5 oz King’s Ginger Liqueur
• .25 oz El Guapo® Ginger Syrup
• .5 oz Freshly squeezed Meyer lemon juice
4 slices English cucumber
5 small basil leaves
• 4 dashes El Guapo® Cucumber Lavender Bitters
• Edible flowers & Meyer lemon peel, for garnish

Muddle cucumber slices and basil leaves with ginger syrup and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker. Add gin and ginger liqueur, and fill with ice. Shake and strain with a julep strainer into a chilled coupe glass. Add bitters and garnish with edible flowers and lemon peel before serving.

El Guapo Old Fashioned

Arnaud’s Restaurant in the French Quarter has been a New Orleans fixture since 1918. This cocktail was created by beloved local bartender Chris Hannah, who famously helmed the Arnaud’s French 75 Bar for thirteen years.

El Guapo® Old Fashioned (Featuring 2018 Good Food Award winning Chicory Pecan Bitters)
.25 oz El Guapo® Creole Orgeat
.25 oz Amaro Meletti
• 2 generous dashes El Guapo® Chicory Pecan Bitters
2 oz Jim Beam
• Large ice cube 
• Orange twist & rosemary sprig, for garnish

In a mixing glass filled with ice, combine Jim Beam, amaro, orgeat and bitters. Stir until well chilled and strain into a lowball or coupe over a large ice cube before garnishing with an orange twist & rosemary sprig.