2 oz Rye, Sazerac
1⁄2 oz Simple syrup (Earl Grey infused)
1 bsp Aperol
1⁄4 oz Herbal liqueur, Pernod (Rinse)

Rinse an Old Fashioned glass with Pernod, discard and set glass aside. Combine remaining ingredients with ice and stir, strain into Old Fashioned glass. Garnish with an orange peel.


To Make the Earl Grey Simple Syrup: Combine 1 1/2 cups very hot water (slightly cooled from a boil) and two bags of Earl Grey Tea. Steep for 5 minutes. Remove bag and add tea to a squeeze bottle, add equal parts superfine sugar, cover and shake vigorously till dissolved and syrupy. Refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.

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