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Episode 18825th January 2024 • Giant Cocktails: A San Francisco Giants Baseball Podcast • Ben Henry and Matthew Henry
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It's Happy Hour! In this episode Matthew presents his original ode to the silent season: Winter's Comfort. All of the winter flavors are here to wrap you in a warm blanket by the fire. Meanwhile Ben is presenting the Earl Grey Marteani. A gin sour with a tannin twist by Audrey Sanders of the Pegu Club.

They also discuss the cocktail best paired with a Costco hot dog and give tips on finding balance in your own original cocktails.

Recipes below.

Winter's Comfort

  • 1.5 oz Bourbon
  • 1 oz Apple Jack
  • 1/2 oz Ginger Liqueur
  • 1/4 oz Allspice Dram
  • 1/4 oz Cinnamon Syrup
  • Orange Peel for garnish

Add all ingredients except the garnish to a mixing glass with ice. Stir until well-chilled and diluted, about 30 seconds. Strain into rocks glass with ice, preferably a large ice cube, express oils from orange peel over drink and drop into glass.

Earl Grey Marteani

  • 1 1/2 Earl Grey Infused gin
  • 3/4 oz lemon juice
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 1 egg white

Dry shake (without ice) all ingredients in a shaker for 10 seconds. Add ice and shake again until chilled. Strain into a coupe glass with half the rim sugared. Garnish with a lemon peel twist.