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A Spontaneous Libation for your Consideration

De Rigueur 2

Posted by Aular. Created by Roosevelt Room, Austin, TX.
1 1⁄2 oz Bourbon (Bonded; or Sub Scotch (Famous Grouse or Chivas work))
1⁄2 oz Honey syrup (1:1 honey and water, boil and reduce)
1⁄2 bsp Scotch, Lagavulin 16 (can sub Laphraoig or other smoky Scotch)
Instructions

Combine all ingredients in shaker with ice. Shake, strain into coup or martini glass. Double strain if using fresh grapefruit juice.

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From the Knowledge Vault

Bitters non-potable? Pshaw.

Cocktails with Lots of Non-potable Bitters

Many of the definitive cocktails from both vintage and modern times are held together by non-potable bitters - infusions of various barks, roots, spices, and other flavoring agents that were traditionally developed as medicine. Before Prohibition (but after the cocktail had been well-established), this usually meant Angostura, Peychaud's, Boker's, or orange bitters, which were key ingredients in drinks like the Manhattan, the Sazerac, and - despite what Winston Churchill said - the Martini.

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Recent Discussion

  • Re The Smoked 45, 23 minutes 55 seconds ago Biff Malibu commented:

    Quite sweet - dropped Cointreau to 0.5 oz

  • Re Tolkien, 17 hours ago lesliec commented:

    It's good you guys aren't just Tolkien in your sleep.

  • Re Gathering Storm, 21 hours ago subspot commented:

    Might need a little more sweetness, very dry as is with my pineapple gomme syrup from Cocktail Codex which is a 1-1 sugar to pineapple juice (with added acid and gum powder). Almost a bit too christmasy, but very good.

  • Re Champs Elysées, 1 day 4 hours ago yarm commented:

    Note: the drink was first published as Green Chartreuse but it is far superior with Yellow to my palate, so that's how I (and most folks) make it.

  • Re The Beast, 2 days 16 hours ago stirred commented:

    Like a complex cola. Made with Fever Tree Elderflower tonic.