Boozy shakes - Page 2

A fountain revival -- including adult beverages and delicious food -- at the Corner Store and Ice Cream Bar

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Ice Cream Bar's basil-y Bonne Vie No. 2; The Corner Store's Manhattan shake
GUARDIAN PHOTO BY VIRGINIA MILLER

Spirits-laden shakes induce cravings. 50/50 — spiced rum, orange marmalade, vanilla ice cream — is textured and rich with rum and marmalade, accented by strips of candied orange peel. My youthful favorite, a Grasshopper, is a minty dream with Tempus Fugit's unparalleled Creme de Menthe and Creme de Cacao, vanilla ice cream, and a hint La Sorciere absinthe to perk up the mint.

Probably my favorite of all three boozy shakes is the Manhattan. Tasting like a real Manhattan, punchy with bourbon, sweet vermouth, cherry syrup, creamy with vanilla ice cream, bourbon shines though Hinrichs uses no more than one ounce of base spirit plus half-to-one ounce of any other liqueur in any given shake. It's a perfect combination.

 

Comments

Thanks for mentioning Tempus Fugit spirits! Finally, now I know a decent company to buy creme de menthe/cacao from.

Posted by vileta on Nov. 25, 2013 @ 7:08 pm

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