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We know that looking your best is always important and we want to make sure your drink does too. Here at Dirty Drinks we have gone over all the garnishes and how to prepare them so that your drink has that final eye catching touch!

Chocolate Shavings
For best results, ensure that the chocolate block is cold (straight out of the frdige). Using a Vegetable Peeler or Potato Peeler, hold the chocolate with a paper tower and pass the peeler over the narrowest side of the chocolate block. The chocolate will curl up automatically.
Cocktail Monkey
It is not about the drinks, it is about the monkeys. Cocktail Monkeys are used as a rim garnish decoration in which the tail is placed on the rim with the Monkey hanginig over the glass.
Cocktail Onion
A cocktail onion is usually a pearl onion pickled in a brine with small amounts of turmeric and paprika. Pearl onions are naturally sweet, which makes them an excellent pairing with many cocktails.
Cocktail Sword
The Cocktail Sword is a form of swizzle stick modeled after a 16th century rapier. The cocktail sword has an advantage over the traditional swizzle stick which can be used to skewer for olives, cherries and other cocktail garnishes much like a toothpick. It is especially popular with rum-based and tropical theme drinks given the association of swords and pirates.
Cocktail Umbrella
A Cocktail Umbrella is a small umbrella or parasol made from paper, paperboard, and a toothpick, used as a garnish or decoration in cocktails, desserts or other food and beverages.
Green Olives
The traditional Martini garnish, green olives should be served without pimentos (the little red thing) and served skewered on a toothpick, plastic sword, or martini skewer and placed in the drink.
Lemon Twist
Cut the ends off of a whole Lemon. Cut the Lemon lengthwise, only cutting thru 1 peel. Take a spoon and clean out the Lemon so that you are left with only the peel. Roll the Lemon peel tightly into a tube and use a toothpick to secure it in place. Slice the Lemon roll into 5-6 strips.
Lime Slice/Wheel
Cut the lime crosswise into 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick slices. Make a small cut in the middle of each slice. Now you can easily slide it onto the rim of the glass without juice squirting everywhere or ruining the look of the garnish.
Maraschino Cherry
A maraschino cherry is a preserved, sweetened cherry, typically made from light-colored sweet cherries. In their modern form, the cherries are first preserved in a brine solution usually containing sulfur dioxide and calcium chloride to bleach the fruit, then soaked in a suspension of food coloring, sugar syrup, and other components. Green maraschino cherries use a mint flavoring
Swizzle Stick
A Swizzle Stick is a small stick used to hold fruit garnishes or stir drinks. Original Swizzle Sticks were used to stir up Bermudian cocktails called Rum Swizzles and were made from the branch of a plant.
Whipped Cream
In a large bowl, whip 1 cup of Heavy cream until stiff peakes are just about to be formed. Beat in 1 tbsp. of Sugar and 1 tsp. of Vanilla Extract until peaks form.
Manhattan v.II
· 2/3 oz. Rye Whiskey
· 1/3 oz. Italian Vermouth

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