Tips & Sips

 

 

EFFORTLESSLY DRESSED, UP OR DOWN
 

Enjoy a generous pour over ice, and swirl to release the aromas.

For an elegantly simple mixed drink, splash with tonic, sparkling water, or champagne.

Serve, as always, in your most charming fanciful glass.

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POMP 75

2 oz Pomp & Whimsy
2 oz Brut Champagne, chilled

Pour P&W over ice in a cocktail shaker and swirl until well chilled.

Strain into a coupe and top with champagne.

Garnish with a fanciful twist of citrus.

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MOD FASHIONED

1½ oz gin
½ oz Pomp & Whimsy
½ oz simple syrup
dash cardamom bitters

Build over ice in a double old-fashioned glass. Garnish with an oversized twist of grapefruit.

Try different bitters to highlight the diverse botanical notes.

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NEGRONI ROSE

1 oz Pomp & Whimsy
1 oz bitter orange amaro
½ oz dry vermouth
½ oz sweet vermouth

Combine the ingredients in an old-fashioned glass filled with ice; stir to combine.

Garnish with a twist of orange peel.

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WHIPPET

2 oz Pomp & Whimsy
2 oz grapefruit juice
2 oz tonic

Short shake the P&W and grapefruit juice; pour over ice in a highball glass.

Top with the tonic and a squeeze of lime. Give it a quick whirl and serve.

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SUFFRAGETTE MARTINI

1 oz Pomp & Whimsy
1 oz vodka
1 oz dry vermouth

Combine ingredients in a mixing glass or cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Stir well to chill.

Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Twist a piece of lemon peel over the drink for aromatics and use the twist as a garnish.

MELBA CUP

2 oz Pomp & Whimsy
2 oz rosé
2 oz club soda
fresh peach, sliced
3-4 fresh raspberries

Muddle the peach slices and fresh raspberries in a tall glass. Add P&W and rosé. Steep awhile, if there's time. 

Add ice, top with additional fruit and club soda, stir.

Garnish with fresh mint. 

ZOU BIJOU BIJOU

1 oz Pomp & Whimsy
1 oz Chardonnay
1 oz Yellow Chartreuse
club soda

Pour the first three ingredients over ice and top with soda water.

Give it a quick stir, and serve garnished with a lemon wheel

MI HERMOSA

1 oz Pomp & Whimsy
1 oz tequila
1 oz watermelon juice
¼ oz lime juice

Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker, and shake vigorously with ice for 20 seconds before straining into a coupe

For a modern twist on a classic margarita, replace watermelon with all lime juice. 

BREAKFAST iN TOKYO

1 oz Pomp & Whimsy
1 oz nigori sake
1 oz cucumber juice

Shake the ingredients with ice.

Strain over ice into a lowball or old fashioned glass.

Garnish with an edible flower. 

LADYBIRD

A celebratíf to share with a circle of your closest friends!

1 oz Pomp & Whimsy
1 oz vodka

Pre-chill or shake the ingredients with ice.

Strain into a cordial glass.

Garnish with an edible flower. 

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BERGERAC

1 oz Pomp & Whimsy
1 oz Cognac

Combine in a mixing glass or cocktail shaker with ice. Stir well to chill.

Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Garnish with a lemon peel and sprig of rosemary.

Just as noteworthy with bourbon.

POMP TODDY

2 oz Pomp & Whimsy
2 oz Earl Grey or Darjeeling tea
cinnamon stick
1 slice of Meyer lemon

Steep 1 tsp of Earl Grey tea with the cinnamon stick in a small tea pot with 4oz hot water for 3-4 mins. Pour 2 oz P&W into two porcelain tea cups, and strain 2 oz of the hot tea into each cup. Garnish with a lemon wheel. Serve immediately, pinkies out.

For an Oriental twist: replace the Earl Grey with jasmine pearls, and omit the cinnamon and lemon. Garnish with 1 slice of orange if desired. 

Also, delightfully refreshing served chilled.

LE TROU CHARMANT

1 scoop of rose or grapefruit sorbet
½ oz Pomp & Whimsy

Pour P&W over sorbet for a delightful palate freshener between courses, or in place of dessert.