Yultide Punch

Menu Part: 
Beverage
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
1

Bartender Tiffany Soles got the receipe for Colorado Red Herb Liqueur from the book, Cordials from your kitchen by Patti Vargas and Rich Gulling. Since the liqueur is sweet with a lot of spice, she paired it with gin to balance the the flavors. Wanting a bit of sour and sparkle, she used Fentimen's Victorian Lemonade that was hanging around her kitchen and loved it. In addition to the lemon flavors, it also has some pear and ginger notes that mingle well with the spices in the liqueur.

Ingredients

1 oz. Plymouth Gin
1 oz. Fentimen's Victorian Lemonade
1 oz. Colorado Red Herb Liqueur

Colorado Red Herb Liqueur:
2 cups water
8 bags Celestial Seasonings Red Zinger tea
1 cinnamon stick, broken into 6 pieces
1 Tbsp fresh rosemary leaves
1/8 tsp ground cloves
1 cup honey
2 tsp orange zest
1 cup 100-proof vodka
1/2 cup brandy  

 

Steps

Yultide Punch

  1. Pour gin, lemonade and liqueur over ice in a rocks glass. Stir gently. Garnish with lemon wheel and rosemary sprig.

Colorado Red Herb Liqueur:

  1. Combine water, tea bags, cinnamon, rosemary and cloves in saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and boil for 7 minutes. Use a fine-mesh strainer to strain out solids.
  2. Return liquid to saucepan and bring back to boil. Add honey and boil for 2-3 minutes, skimming off any foam that rises to the surface.
  3. Pour into a clean 1-qt container with a tight-fitting lid. Add orange zest and let cool for 15 minutes.
  4. Add vodka and brandy. Cover and let stand in a cool, dark place for 1 month.
  5. Rack or filter liqueur into final container, cover and age for 1 month before serving
Source: Tiffany Soles, Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse and Tales of the Toddy

More From FoodService Director

Industry News & Opinion

Labor secretary nominee Andy Puzder has officially bowed out of consideration for the cabinet position, according to the Associated Press .

Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants—the parent company of Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr.—was tired of being under fire for hiring an undocumented immigrant as a nanny and being accused 26 years ago of physically abusing his wife, an unnamed source told CBS News . The agency reported that Puzder was unlikely to show for the start of his confirmation hearings tomorrow.

Puzder has also been attacked by organized labor for comments suggesting that...

Industry News & Opinion

Risley Dining Room at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., has just become 100 percent gluten-free, 14850.com reports.

For the past two years, the university has slowly phased out gluten in the dining hall’s menu by eliminating it in its stir fries, biscuits and brownies.

Instead of offering gluten-free versions of typical college fare, including pizza and pasta, the dining service team aimed for more sophisticated restaurant-style items.

Along with being gluten-free, Risley is also peanut free and tree-nut free.

The dining room is the second college eatery...

Industry News & Opinion

James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., recently hosted a weeklong program called Weigh the Waste, which aimed to show students how much food gets wasted in dining halls, The Breeze reports.

Throughout the week, students placed food they were about to throw away on a scale located near the trash bins at one of their dining halls. At the end of the week, the school tallied the waste and saw that 817 pounds of food had been wasted.

School officials hope that the annual program, which it’s hosted since 2015, will remind dining hall patrons to only take as much food as...

Industry News & Opinion

The University of Maryland will begin offering weekly specials at all of its dining halls this semester, The Diamond Back reports.

The weekday specials will allow Dining Services to offer past menu items that students miss as well as new dishes students have been requesting, according to a spokesperson.

Students can find out which specials are being offered each week via dining hall table tents as well as through Dining Services’ social media. During select weeks, the specials may reflect a particular theme, such as Taste of the South.

Read the full story via...

FSD Resources