Drinking With the Ale Knights
Here in no special order are favorite drinks of the Ale Knights.
Some are true originals,
and others are borrowed from the
sources of antiquity.
Recipes are placed here for Ale Knights
with no access to a bartender's guide or a wise and kindly drink wizard.
A bartender prepares...
First, get your tools in order.
You will need many of these tools to make the following drinks.
- Mugs, iced
- Pints, iced
- Wine glasses
- Rocks (or "Old-Fashioned")
- Tumblers (or "Collins")
- Shooters (or "Cordial")
- Shot glasses
- Bottle Openers
- Cork Screws
- Foil cutter
- Lime knives
- Small lime cutting board
- Unlimited supply of ice
- Ice maker
- Shaker tins
The good entertainer will have materials on hand,
ready to entertain any band of wandering lushes.
The following chart should help you pick materials
for any budget to be ready for any party.
As you expand your drink repetoire, add items
to your closest, moving along the chart towards the left.
Always keep in stock items to the right.
High end factory beer, imported beers
Whiskey or Scotch
Minute Made Limeade
Limes and salt
Good Ales, Pilsners, dark beers, porters
Imported as well as Californian wines
Flavored hard liquors
Top shelf hard liquors
Schnapps and liquers
Roses Lime juice
Bananas and pineapples
Watermelons, other fruits
Homemade ale, stouts, local craft beers
Vintage wine, special harvest wines, mead
Champagne or Asti Spumanti
Spiced Hot wine, Hot Toddy, Gluh Wein
Top quality, aged hard liquors
Specialty liquors e.g. Gran Marnier, Midori
Specialty shots, e.g. Goldschlager, Firewater
Bloody Mary mix
Lots of shot glasses
This section organizes the drinks by predominant liquor type. Some drinks appear in multiple categories.
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