Ginger Rabbit

A similar taste to a toddy but with more complexity due to the additional herbal & floral ingredients.
2 oz Bourbon
12 oz Simple syrup (with black tea & anise; see note)
12 oz Crème Yvette
1 sli Ginger
1 twst Lemon peel
1 ds Bitters, Angostura
In a mixing glass, muddle ginger, lemon peel and syrup. Add remaining ingredients and stir over ice. Strain into a rocks glass full of fresh ice.
Black tea & anise simple syrup: steep 1 black tea bag for every 12 oz of simple syrup for 10-12 minutes, then remove. Add 6 slightly crushed anise pods for every 12 oz and let sit for 24 hours.
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