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A Spontaneous Libation for your Consideration

Two-Way Street

Created and posted by clancy.
1 1⁄2 oz Rye, Old Overholt (bird's eye chil-infused)
1⁄4 oz Amaro Nardini
1 twst Orange peel

Shake, double-strain, serve up. Garnish with orange peel.


For bird's eye chili-rye: Infuse 750 ml. bottle rye with 1 tablespoon dried bird's eye chili. Taste after 30 minutes, continue to infuse until spice-level is reached, strain.

Spice-level should be present but balanced when mixed in the drink (spicy with a soft underbelly).

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