Is it December already? You know what that means, Christmas-inspired cocktails!
You didn’t think I’d leave you hanging with just ONE use for that Spiced Panela syrup did you?
Psst… the secret is in the syrup.
Looking for a twist on a classic Margarita recipe? Try this one on for size, it has the perfect balance of smokey flavors from the Tequila and Mezcal along with the sugar and spice from Cocktail Crate’s Spiced Old Fashioned mix, Ancho Reyes Ancho Chile liqueur, pineapple juice and red chili pepper. Its perfect for laying out by the pool or in a tumbler soaking up the rays at the beach.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, if you’ve been anywhere near Charleston, you’ve heard of Home Team BBQ. I recently met with owner, Aaron Siegel to discuss their new Downtown location, new menu items, and a revamped cocktail menu by Beverage Director Adam Rothstein. I’ll be sharing each in a 3-part series.
This is the first of a series of blogs in which my pal Steve and I will review the food and the architecture of the Holy City’s Hottest Restaurants.
I’ve made a ton of cocktails over the past few years, but if I were to label one a Holy City Handcraft ‘Signature’ cocktail, this particular one may have come closest. Check out my collaboration with Striped Pig Distillery and Charleston Food Writer (Candy Herriott) as I create one of the best cocktails I’ve ever made (if I do say so myself) — recipe after the jump!