Dirt in my Drink

1 oz Batavia Arrack, Van Oosten
1 oz Cynar
1 oz Prune juice
12 oz Rye
12 oz Lime juice
Shake, strain, rocks, lowball
Good, complex, slightly bitter. Prune aspect is somewhat challenging.


Dan, actually this sounds

Dan, actually this sounds pretty yummy! Prunes have a bad rap, they are only dried plums and delicious properly dried. The Cynar and lime juice read like they hit the right notes, and I like the arrack and rye backbone. I'm gonna try this!

Just made it again tonight

Just made it again tonight for the first time in a long time. Those little cans of prune juice have been littering up the refrigerator long enough. I tried it with both 1/2 and 1 full oz of prune juice and was happy with it as written. My wife didn't like it when I made it last time, but came around this time.

You are right prunes. A favorite ice cream of mine is "dried plum armagnac" from Lizzy's in Waltham, MA. Do you think it would sell as well a "prune brandy ice cream?"