Sugar rim

Sugaring the rim of a cocktail glass gives the drink a frosted aspect. It's impressive if you use colored sugar. Examples of salt commonly used for a salt rim include kosher salt, sea salt, and celery salt.

In general, cocktails with citrus juices such as lime juice, lemon juice, and orange juice in composition are a good candidate for the sugar rim garnish. The easiest way to create a sugar rim is with the help of a shallow bowl and a wet-rimmed glass turned to the bow.

Sugar rim is also great with

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Irish coffee

Irish coffee is a cocktail consisting of hot coffee, Irish whiskey, and sugar, stirred, and topped with cream. The coffee is drunk through the cream. The drink was later made famous by Pulitzer Prize-winning "San Francisco Chronicle" columnist Stanton Delaplane, who frequented the Buena Vista Cafe in San Francisco during the 1950s.

3 minutes
Lemon drop martini

A lemon drop is a vodka-based cocktail that has a lemony, sweet and sour flavor, prepared using lemon juice, triple sec and simple syrup. The drink was invented sometime in the 1970s by Norman Jay Hobday, the founder and proprietor of Henry Africa's bar in San Francisco, California. Some variations of the drink exist, such as blueberry and raspberry lemon drops.

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Brandy Crusta

The cocktail features brandy, dry curaçao, maraschino liqueur, lemon juice, simple syrup and Angostura bitters with a sugar rim and lemon twist garnish. This recipe, to be used at the new New Orleans bar Jewel of the South, is not very far removed from the one first printed by the bartender Jerry Thomas in his seminal 1862 cocktail manual.