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The Cocktail You Should Indulge In This Week Based On Your Horoscope

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    Capricorn: Amaretto Sour

    Drinkware

    This one is a sweet, low-alcohol cocktail, perfect for the high-strung Capricorns out there that need a liquor boost but wanna keep their sh*t together. 

    Recipe:

    45ml Amaretto, 15ml Woodford Reserve, 30ml lemon juice, 15ml egg white, 10ml sugar syrup

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    Aquarius: Purple Rain

    Food

    You're too free-spirited for a classic cocktail. Ditch the Cosmo, and sprinkle some color into your life with a Purple Rain cocktail. Bonus points if you play Prince's song in the background as you create this colorful concoction. 

    Recipe (cocktail chef didn't use measurements): 

    Ice, Gin, Sparkling Water, Simple Syrup. Butterfly Pea Flower Tea, Lemonade

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    Pisces: Wellerman Rum Cocktail

    Martini glass

    You're a pretty unpredictable drinker, and the Wellerman will rein in your emotions this week by shifting your focus to your creativity. Pisces babes, save your tears for another day and pour your heart into this cocktail instead. 


    Recipe

    2oz Ron Zacapa 23 Rum (or a good aged rum), 1oz Lime Juice, 0.5oz Black Tea Syrup, Sea Salt Spray

    Add all ingredients to shaker filled with ice, spray the ice 5x with your sea salt spray, then shake shake shake! Strain into chilled coupe, garnish with lime twist.

    Sea Salt Spray:

    • 1 cup Sea Salt
    • 1 cup Water

    Bring to a boil, stir until salt dissolves.

    Black Tea Syrup

    • 1 cup water
    • 1 cup Demerara sugar (I don't like white sugar)
    • 4 teabags or 4 teaspoons loose leaf Black Tea

    Bring water to a boil, Remove from heat and add in your tea bags or loose leaf tea. Steep for 5-8 minutes.

    Remove tea bags or tea leaves and put your pot back in the stove and bring to a slow boil.

    Stir the sugar into the tea until is has completely dissolved.

    Remove from heat. Let stand at room temperature until cool, about 1 hour, before bottling and refrigerating.

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    Aries: Pikesville Manhattan

    Food

    Keep the drama going with this unique spin on the Manhattan classic. Much like you, this little number is obviously stealing the show. 

    Recipe:

    3 oz Pikesville Rye Whiskey, 1.5 oz Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth, 2 dashes Angostura Bitters, 1 Luxardo Cherry

    Stir all ingredients except cherry with ice until properly chilled and diluted, strain into your favorite cocktail glass, garnish cherry

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    Taurus: Mai Tai

    Tableware

    You've been pretty lowkey lately - have you forgotten that we're in the midst of hot girl summer?! Time to wake TF up with this tart and strong AF cocktail. Spice up your week with a Mai Tai! 

    Recipe: 

    1.5 oz Goslings Black Seal, 1.5 oz Koola Rum, 1.5 oz lime juice, .5 oz orgeat, .5 Pierre Ferrand Orange CuraƧao, .25 oz Demerara Syrup

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    Gemini: Southside

    Bottle - OUSE OF Nu MOUTH aron 447%. 16 f.az. (1pt.) 4-) 1:1

    The Southside is a more dignified version of the Mojito. You want to keep a particularly clear head this week, so try out this distinguished drink. The stars wouldn't recommend getting too trashed. 

    Recipe:

    2 oz gin, 3/4 oz lime juice, 3/4 oz simple syrup, Dash of angostura, 5 mint leaves

    Lightly muddle the mint in shaker, add rest of ingredients and shake with ice. Double strain into chilled coupe. Place a mint leave on top and enjoy.

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    Cancer: Margarita Negra

    Tableware

    Whether you drink it on the rocks or frozen, you're bound to have a jolly good time. You just wanna go with the flow this week, and this little number will get you where you need to go. 

    Recipe: 1 oz tequila (I used Libelula) 1 oz homemade coffee liqueur, 1 oz lime juice .5 oz agave nectar Garnish wish a lime wheel


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    Leo: Pink Lady

    Flower

    The Pink Lady is pretty and chic, just like you. Wear pink and it's the perfect photo opp in the middle of the week. We know you love the attention, Leo ladies. 

    Recipe:

    1.5 oz dry gin , 0.5 oz calvados , 0.75 oz fresh lemon juice , 0.5 oz grenadine, 0.5 oz aquafaba (or egg white).

    Dry shake, shake to chill, then double strain into a chilled coupe. 

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    Virgo: Oaxaca Negroni

    Bottle - CLASIO MENJURJE DF AND CHLE ANC ITTER! Jamaic Bitters

    This cocktail isn't for the weak, but this week, you can handle it, Virgo. You've had some pent-up energy and anger for a while now, and the Negroni is exactly what you need to get totally messed up. 

    Recipe:

    1 oz Mezcal, 1/2 oz Ancho Reyes, 1 oz Campari, 1 oz Carp Antico, 2 drop Jerk Bitter, Grapefruit twist

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    Libra: Smoked Peach Old Fashioned

    Food

    An intellectual like you pairs well with an old-fashioned. Make it smoked peach to keep everyone on their toes, including yourself. 

    Recipe:

    Rapidly infuse 90ml of Bourbon (I used Buffalo Trace, for two servings) with about half of a ripe peach cut into blocks in an ISI whipper. Two cartridges, about 4 minutes in total

    Smoke the glasses (I used some Whiskey Barrel Wood Chips on a cast iron plate to smoke on)

    In the glass, after smoking, muddle about two slices of peach each with 1-2 dashes of Cardamom and 4-5 dashes of Angostura bitters and, to taste, 1-2 tea spoons of maple syrup

    Add ball of ice and 45 ml Bourbon infusion per glass , stir for a while, add garnish (torch burnt peaches and grate a bit of Tonka bean on top.

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    Scorpio: Blacker Rose

    Food

    They say the blacker the berry, the sweeter the girl. When it comes to Scorpio, the more alcoholic a drink is, the more sensual the girl becomes. Sounds like the Blacker Rose was made for you and this very moment. 

    Recipe:

    1.5oz Gin, 0.5oz St Germain, 1oz Lemon juice, 0.5oz Simple Syrup, A few blackberries, A few rosemary leaves + more for garnish

    Muddle blackberries and rosemary in shaker. Add everything else and shake. Garnish with a sprig of rosemary.

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    Sagittarius: Old Fashioned Whiskey Cocktail

    Drinkware - WINNER of the JAMEN HEARD AwaD TMBIBE DAVID WONDRICH

    A fiery girl like you deserves a fiery little Whiskey cocktail. Drink up, buttercup. All the old-fashioned gents out there are waiting on you. 

    Recipe:

    2oz Barrell Bourbon Batch 026, 0.5tsp cane sugar, 1tsp water , 2 dashes Angostura Bitters


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