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L'Afrique

L'Afrique

Vermouth Vin Aromatique

2013-04-25

Ihe dï mma onye n’achö, ö ga-afü ya.’ 
– Ancient Igbo invocation at Öjï ceremony

L'Afrique is an original formula of botanicals from West and North African regions. Compounded with classic carminative herbs & spices, these botanicals are...

Sac’Resine

Sac’Resine

Fine Vermouth

2013-04-24

"You are all camphire and frankincense, all chastity and odour."
– William Congreve

Sac’Résine is an original formula vermouth crafted with botanical resins of antiquity. A compound of these powerfully pungent saps with delicate herbs and flowers, is blended with...

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Recipes

Le Terzine

1 oz. Hammer & Tongs L'Afrique
1 oz. Sherry (Amontillado or Oloroso)
1/2 oz. Cana's Feast Chinato D'Erbetti
1/2 oz. Monte Alban Mezcal

Stir over ice for 30 seconds, strain into chilled coup, garnish w/ lemon twist

Two Or More

1 oz. Hammer & Tongs L'Afrique
3 oz. Soda water
1/2 oz. bourbon (pour a small float over the top)

Build over ice, adjust ratios to taste, garnish with orange twist

Bios

Position: Owner/Founder of Hammer & Tongs, Origination of Formulations
Disposition: Learned man of Botanics, Aromatic Chemique and Production & Preservations of Agricultural Specialties
Position: Organizational Governance, Procurement, Conveyances, Personal Assistant & Advisor to the Founder
Disposition: Prognostic, Lissome, Provocateur
Position: Agent of Sales and Marketing, Public Representations
Disposition: Prestigiateur, Percipient, Peddler of tonics, physik & snake oils
Mr. P. Andrew Taylor
Position: Owner/Founder of Hammer & Tongs, Origination of Formulations
Disposition: Learned man of Botanics, Aromatic Chemique and Production & Preservations of Agricultural Specialties
Mr. P. Andrew Taylor is a learned man of production & preservation of "Agricultural Specialties", Botanics, and Aromatic Chemique. After being awarded his Bachelors and Masters of Science from the College of Agriculture at Oregon State University, he committed himself to the occupation of winemaking. Now he has turned 15 years of his academic and commercial winemaking experiences, toward crafting vermouths that express a broad range of his life experiences. Having a limitless range of botanicals to work with, Mr. Taylor compounds flavor & aroma concepts into his formulas, each one possessing a personal connection to various fragments of his memories and imagination.
Ms. Clementine Seville
Position: Organizational Governance, Procurement, Conveyances, Personal Assistant & Advisor to the Founder
Disposition: Prognostic, Lissome, Provocateur
Mr. B. Francis Moor
Position: Agent of Sales and Marketing, Public Representations
Disposition: Prestigiateur, Percipient, Peddler of tonics, physik & snake oils

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Hammer & Tongs

Perhaps one of the most refined and complex beverages humankind has aspired to, vermouth represents an evolutionary step in our culture where ancient herbal medicines, became contemporary cocktail and culinary habits. It is only with great energy and determination that naturally pure ingredients are forged into works as refined and complex as our Hammer & Tongs Vermouths. Learn More »

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