2 Barrel-Aged Cocktail Recipes

2 Barrel-Aged Cocktail Recipes

Check out two Barrel-Aged Cocktail Recipes that are very popular in the mixology world! These are so delicious you will be thanking us and after searching high and low we found these on Food and Wine, such a great site you should check them out also! Cheers!

Aged Negroni

negroni

  • ACTIVE: 20 MIN
  • SERVINGS: ABOUT 1 LITER
  • MAKE-AHEAD

This delicious gin, Campari and vermouth cocktail develops a smooth, deep flavor after being aged in an oak barrel for a month.

  1. One 1-liter oak barrel (see Note)
  2. 11 ounces gin
  3. 11 ounces sweet vermouth
  4. 11 ounces Campari
  5. Ice
  6. Orange twists, for serving
  7. If the barrel is new and dry inside, fill it with water and let stand until watertight, about 24 hours. Drain.
  8. Using a funnel, fill the barrel with all of the liquid ingredients. Let age, tasting a sample once a week, until the cocktail has taken on a rounded but not overly oaky flavor, about 1 month.
  9. Strain the cocktail through a coffee filter–lined funnel into a glass container and store indefinitely.
  10. To serve, pour 3 ounces of the cocktail into an ice-filled rocks glass and stir well, then garnish with a twist.

Check out different ways to make a Negroni 

Aged White Manhattan

manhattan

  • ACTIVE: 20 MIN
  • SERVINGS: ABOUT 1 LITER
  • MAKE-AHEAD

Aging this delicious Manhattan cocktail in an oak barrel for a month develops its smooth, deep flavor.

  1. One 1-liter oak barrel (see Note)
  2. 16 ounces unaged white whiskey, such as Trybox Series New Make
  3. 16 ounces white vermouth, such as Dolin Blanc
  4. 1/2 ounce orange bitters
  5. Ice
  6. Lemon twists, for serving
  7. If the barrel is new and dry inside, fill it with water and let stand until watertight, about 24 hours. Drain.
  8. Using a funnel, fill the barrel with all of the liquid ingredients. Let age, tasting a sample once a week, until the cocktail has taken on a rounded but not overly oaky flavor, about 1 month.
  9. Strain the cocktail through a coffee filter–lined funnel into a glass container and store indefinitely.
  10. To serve, pour 3 ounces into an ice-filled cocktail shaker and stir until chilled. Strain the drink into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a twist.

NOTES You can find 1-, 2-, 3- and 5-liter barrels at tuthilltown.com($60 to $96). For barrels larger than 1 liter, multiply each aged cocktail recipe proportionately.

Recipe Sourced by: Food and Wine

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  1. Barrel-Aged Cocktails - Everybody Loves Cocktails - April 5, 2015

    […] Here’s a new trend we keep seeing pop up in our searches for the latest and greatest in cocktails.  Barrel Aging your liquor really does give it some extra personalization than just buying what is already on the shelf.  We found some interesting info and perspective on the topic on Food And Wine and we wanted to share that with you.  We hope you find the below information useful and you can find some Barrel-Aged cocktail recipes HERE. […]