Guest Bartender Series

Josh McCabe of the Hamilton

Josh McCabeJosh holds down the fort at the Hamilton most nights.  If you haven't been to the Hamilton in DC, that's something to put on your list.  In this month's cocktails, Josh makes nice use of that fresh summer fruit.

Summer Berry Negroni

1 oz Watershed Gin
½ oz Aperol
¾ oz berry syrup*
2 dashed rhubarb bitters

*Berry syrup

6 oz blackberries
6 oz raspberries
1 c sugar
1 c water

Mix all ingredients together in a saucepan. Bring to a simmer for 10 mins. Purée the mixture and strain.

White Cherry Old Fashioned

1½ oz Mosby's Spirit
1 oz cherry syrup**
2 dashes orange bitters

**Cherry syrup

20 cherries, pitted
1 c sugar
½ c orange juice

Bring mixture to a simmer for 10 mins, purée and strain.

Rye Peach Shrub

2 oz Roundstone Rye
1 oz white peach shrub***
2 dashes Angostura bitters

***White Peach Shrub

4 white peaches, diced
½ c champagne vinegar
1 c sugar
½ c water

Simmer, purée, strain

Josh's Cocktails

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