Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes


21 1/3 pint Batavia arrack

Ingredient: Batavia arrack

Also Known As:  Arrack What it is:  Rum

A rum distilled mainly in South Asia and South East Asia from fermented fruit, grain, sugarcane, or the sap of coconut palms. The best came from Indonesia (Jakarta was called Batavia during the Dutch colonial times). Arrack typically has golden amber color, which distinguishes it from the colorless and transparent Middle Eastern arak.

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58 2/3 pint rice spirit

Ingredient: rice spirit

Also Known As:  baijiu, shochu, soju What it is:  Spirit
Clear spirit distilled from rice, although sorghum, potatoes and other grains can be used. Chinese baijiuhas a significantly higher ABV than Japanese sh?ch? (25%), or Korean soju (20-45%), other well known rice-based spirits.

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1/2 ounce cocoa nuts

Ingredient: cocoa nuts

Also Known As:  coconut, cocoanut What it is:  Other
Nearly all parts of the coconut palm are useful, and the palms have a comparatively high yield, up to 75 fruits per year. The name for the coconut palm in Sanskrit is kalpa vriksha, which translates as "the tree which provides all the necessities of life". In Malay, the coconut is known as pokok seribu guna, "the tree of a thousand uses".

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