The Turkish Manhattan
1 12 oz Bourbon
1 oz Fig liqueur (homemade (see notes))
12 oz Sweet vermouth (Infused with coffee)
12 oz Sweet vermouth
2 dr Liquid smoke
Stir with ice and strain into a chill glass
Balanced flavor of smoke, fig, coffee and bourbon. Steep 6 figs quartered in 150 rum for 3 days. Strain. Add 2 apple peels, 5 whole allspice. 2 cloves, 5 dashes of orange bitters and a cinnamon stick and let sit for 2 days. Strain. Dilute down to proof with water and syrup made from brown sugar and fig preserves. Should taste boldly of fig. Infuse 1oz of coffee beans with 8oz of vermouth for no more than 4hrs.
My first creation warranting publication.
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