Episode 010 - The Bloody Mary

  • Jen's Wu's Whole Enchilada Bloody Maria (difficulty: you'll need a kitchen)
    • 2oz Tequila
    • 4 oz tomato Juice (Knudsen, if you can find it)
    • .5 oz lemon juice
    • 4 dashes Worcestershire Sauce
    • 4 dashes Tabasco Sauce
    • .5 - 1 tbsp. prepared horseradish, to taste
    • 1 pinch celery salt
    • 1-2 pinch ground black pepper
    • 1 pinch sugar
    • 1 tbsp of green olive water brine
    • 2-3 green olives
    • 1-2 smoky pickled okras (Rik's Smokra is very nice and can be found at Whole Foods)
    • 1 tsp smoky pickled okra juice
  • Eric's Bloody Mary Recipe (difficulty: goo goo gaa gaa)
    • 2 oz. Vodka
    • Fill glass with store bought Bloody Mary Mix, leaving a little room at the top
  • IBA Bloody Mary (difficulty: Moderate)
    • 4.5 cl Vodka
    • 9 cl Tomato Juice
    • 1.5 cl Lemon Juice
    • 2 or 3 dashes of Worcestershire Sauce
    • Tabasco
    • Celery Salt
    • Pepper
  • directions
    • Take a tall highball glass, fill with ice
    • build ingredients in glass
  • Topics of Conversation
  • Bloody Mary Mix Showdown

Episode 009 - Hoppy

The Quaff Episode 009 - Hoppy

  • Hoppy
    • 2 oz. (or so) of Japanese shochu
    • 1 Bottle of Hoppy
  • Directions
    • Mix both ingredients in a frosty mug.
      • Technique - Upend Hoppy bottle so that the top is underneath the surface of the Shochu. Raise the bottle as the beer mug fills up. Pour faster for more foam, pour slower for less.
  • Special Guest: Stephen Lyman
  • Topics
    • Shochu’s popularity in Japan’s lean times
    • Stephen’s childhood neighbor, Herb
    • Stephen’s childhood neighbor, Hesh
    • The shochu elevator pitch

Episode 008 - The Monkey gland

  • The Monkey Gland Cocktail
    • 2 oz. Gin
    • 1.5 oz. Orange Juice
    • .25 oz. Grenadine
    • .25 oz. Absinthe
  • Directions
    • Mix Gin, Orange Juice and grenadine into a shaker with ice
    • Rinse a cocktail glass with a small amount of absinthe
    • Shake and strain all ingredients into said cocktail glass
  • Special Guest: Dr. Claire Wang
  • Topics of Conversation
    • Slight disappointment in being assigned a rude cocktail name
    • Claire's journey from Japan to Taiwan to Boston to New York City
    • How to become a doctor in Taiwan
    • Big horrible standardized tests
    • The Great Sugary Drinks Portion Cap Rule Battle of 2012

Episode 007 - The Expat

  • The Expat Cocktail
    • 2 oz. Rum
    • .5 oz. Maraschino Liquor
    • .25 oz. Simple Syrup (1:1 ratio)
    • .75 oz. Lime Juice
    • 3 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • Directions
    • Mix all ingredients into a shaker with ice
    • Shake and strain into a rocks glass filled with ice.
      • Or into a cocktail glass!
  • Special Guest: Bill Bob Todd
  • Topics of Conversation
    • Beautiful Losers
    • Modern Art
    • Ryan McGinley
    • Buying art (it isn't just for titans of finance)