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#361 JoNorvelleWalker

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Posted 03 November 2014 - 08:24 PM

More and more I am drawn to the white mai tai.  Leslie can stop reading now. Tonight I used a full two ounces of lime juice...juice of one lime, as called out by Vic.  This is so perfect I am contemplating another (why waste mint?):

 

1 1/2 oz La Favorite Blanc

1 1/2 oz W&N

1/2 oz Cointreau

1/2 oz orgeat

2 oz fresh squeezed lime juice (juice of one lime)



#362 Craig E

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Posted 04 November 2014 - 05:14 AM

What big limes you have!
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#363 JoNorvelleWalker

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Posted 16 November 2014 - 07:47 PM

Limes are still ten for $1.99.  Well more than two ounces of juice tonight, even after I spilled some.  It was time to think outside the bottle:

 

1 1/2 oz Neisson L'esprit

1 1/2 oz W&N

1 oz La Favorite Blanc

3/4 oz Cointreau

3/4 oz orgeat

juice of one lime

 

 

I'm not used to relegating La Favorite to a mere modifier, but if it works for the likes of Death&Co I figured it was worth a shot.  (Sarcasm possibly intended.)  Besides, for some reason, I keep running out of La Favorite.

 

I was afraid that with the extra orgeat and Cointreau the drink might be too sweet, but it is nicely balanced.  Compared to my usual white mai tai the nose is more of butyl rubber -- in that wonderful Martinique rhum way.  The only down side is that the subtile W&N dunder is a little lost.

 

Now, to pull down the Bastille.



#364 JoNorvelleWalker

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Posted 19 November 2014 - 10:15 PM

For science I had to repeat this recipe.  Very satisfied.  Not sure what to say except this is not a wimpy drink.


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#365 JoNorvelleWalker

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Posted 19 November 2014 - 11:17 PM

Edit:  since I can't edit -- and now I have the hiccups.  This is horrible.



#366 Hassouni

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Posted 19 November 2014 - 11:48 PM

Nearly 5 oz of full-strength or overproof booze in one pop will do that


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#367 JoNorvelleWalker

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Posted 20 November 2014 - 12:53 AM

Nearly 5 oz of full-strength or overproof booze in one pop will do that

 

Indeed.

 

 

Edit:  though only the Cointreau is full strength.

 

Edit 2:  feste's orgeat has very little brandy.


Edited by JoNorvelleWalker, 20 November 2014 - 12:57 AM.