1 1⁄2 oz Whiskey, McCarthy's
3⁄4 oz Bourbon, Old Grand Dad (Bonded)
3⁄4 oz Lemon juice
1⁄2 oz Suze
2 ds Bitters, Fish Sauce Bitters (see note)
1 rinse Pastis, Herbsaint

Chill a coupe with ice. Pour in a little Herbsaint like you're making a Sazerac and discard the ice and Herbsaint (though leaving a little is nice). Shake and strain everything else into the chilled glass.


McCarthy's is Clear Creek's peated whiskey. The bitters were made by a friend and are (evidently) half and half Peychaud's and fish sauce.

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  • Lots of subs so not sure if my assessment is fair: Laphroaig 10, Elijah Craig, Amere Sauvage. Smoke and bitter predominate. — ★★★
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