Savvy Savory Cocktails

Impress your guests! Learn the Art and Science of Creating and Pairing Savory Cocktails.
Let’s Summ-it Up!

Let’s Summ-it Up!

Photo Credit: Tastings.com
Get ready for our presentation at The 2017 Chicago Cocktail Summit complete with samples of savory solutions and snacks! On Sunday April 2nd, join Tastings.com director Jerald O'Kennard, culinary heavyweight Robert Bansberg, and Tastings.com's own Laura Kruming for a presentation exploring how to pack a cocktail with sour, umami, salty, and sweet and pair them with your favorite meals.

Chicago Dogtail

Chicago Dogtail

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Just add Vienna Beef! It started as a crazy idea but developed into an elevated savory cocktail. We took all the flavors of classic Chicago Dog toppings and packed them into a delicious cocktail. This will really wow your guests when you get the crew together to watch the game.

1.5 oz Aquavit
1 oz Tomato and Cucumber Shrub
.75 oz White Onion Syrup
.75 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
Barspoon Yellow Mustard
Pinch Celery Salt
Pinch Smoked Paprika
Mist of Garlic Juice Spray

Shake up all ingredients and strain into an ice filled rocks glass, mist the Garlic juice over the top of the cocktail and garnish with a piece of Vienna Beef hot dog.

Duck Fat Washed Single Malt Old Fashioned

Duck Fat Washed Single Malt Old Fashioned

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Incorporate the savory and rustic flavors of duck rillettes into your next cocktail creation! This recipe just begs for a food pairing so serve it with a rich meal at your next dinner party!

2 oz Duck Fat Washed Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
.25 oz Amarena Cherry Syrup
1 Dash Fee Brother's Rhubarb Bitters
1 Dash Abbott's Bitters
4 Drops Peated Islay Scotch Whisky

Stir all ingredients to chill and dilute. Strain into a rocks glass and garnish with a rosemary sprig.

Salted Gimlet

Salted Gimlet

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Salt is a simple ingredient you can use to bump up the savory factor in a cocktail. Try adding salt to your cocktail next time you shake things up at home. Discover how it transforms your perception of sweetness and refreshment.

2 oz Gin
.75 oz Fresh Lime Juice
.75 oz Simple Syrup
Heavy Pinch Salt

Shake up all ingredients and strain into a cocktail glass.

Cocktail Summit Dinner

Cocktail Summit Dinner

Photo Credit: Carolina Mariana Rodriguez
Immediately following 'The Art and Science of Creating and Pairing Savory Cocktails" seminar at the Chicago Cocktail Summit, join Jerald O'Kennard, Robert Bansberg, and Laura Kruming from TASTINGS.com for a paired dinner experience at Longman and Eagle. Enjoy principles from their talk in practice with a four-course meal from Chef Joshua Mutchnick served with paired cocktails from Beverage Director Chad Hauge and a welcome cocktail courtesy of dinner sponsor Winebow and Tastings.com. Buy tickets here before they sell out!

Let’s Summ-it Up!
Chicago Dogtail
Duck Fat Washed Single Malt Old Fashioned
Salted Gimlet
Cocktail Summit Dinner
Savvy Savory Cocktails
Impress your guests! Learn the Art and Science of Creating and Pairing Savory Cocktails.

Let’s Summ-it Up!

Let’s Summ-it Up!
Photo Credit: Tastings.com
Get ready for our presentation at The 2017 Chicago Cocktail Summit complete with samples of savory solutions and snacks! On Sunday April 2nd, join Tastings.com director Jerald O'Kennard, culinary heavyweight Robert Bansberg, and Tastings.com's own Laura Kruming for a presentation exploring how to pack a cocktail with sour, umami, salty, and sweet and pair them with your favorite meals.

Chicago Dogtail

Chicago Dogtail
Photo Credit: Tastings.com
Just add Vienna Beef! It started as a crazy idea but developed into an elevated savory cocktail. We took all the flavors of classic Chicago Dog toppings and packed them into a delicious cocktail. This will really wow your guests when you get the crew together to watch the game.

1.5 oz Aquavit
1 oz Tomato and Cucumber Shrub
.75 oz White Onion Syrup
.75 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
Barspoon Yellow Mustard
Pinch Celery Salt
Pinch Smoked Paprika
Mist of Garlic Juice Spray

Shake up all ingredients and strain into an ice filled rocks glass, mist the Garlic juice over the top of the cocktail and garnish with a piece of Vienna Beef hot dog.

Duck Fat Washed Single Malt Old Fashioned

Duck Fat Washed Single Malt Old Fashioned
Photo Credit: Tastings.com
Incorporate the savory and rustic flavors of duck rillettes into your next cocktail creation! This recipe just begs for a food pairing so serve it with a rich meal at your next dinner party!

2 oz Duck Fat Washed Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
.25 oz Amarena Cherry Syrup
1 Dash Fee Brother's Rhubarb Bitters
1 Dash Abbott's Bitters
4 Drops Peated Islay Scotch Whisky

Stir all ingredients to chill and dilute. Strain into a rocks glass and garnish with a rosemary sprig.

Salted Gimlet

Salted Gimlet
Photo Credit: Tastings.com
Salt is a simple ingredient you can use to bump up the savory factor in a cocktail. Try adding salt to your cocktail next time you shake things up at home. Discover how it transforms your perception of sweetness and refreshment.

2 oz Gin
.75 oz Fresh Lime Juice
.75 oz Simple Syrup
Heavy Pinch Salt

Shake up all ingredients and strain into a cocktail glass.

Cocktail Summit Dinner

Cocktail Summit Dinner
Photo Credit: Carolina Mariana Rodriguez
Immediately following 'The Art and Science of Creating and Pairing Savory Cocktails" seminar at the Chicago Cocktail Summit, join Jerald O'Kennard, Robert Bansberg, and Laura Kruming from TASTINGS.com for a paired dinner experience at Longman and Eagle. Enjoy principles from their talk in practice with a four-course meal from Chef Joshua Mutchnick served with paired cocktails from Beverage Director Chad Hauge and a welcome cocktail courtesy of dinner sponsor Winebow and Tastings.com. Buy tickets here before they sell out!