He poured the tumbler full. Drink up, he said. The world goes on. We have dancing nightly and this night is no exception.
|1||t||Piloncillo syrup (or other raw sugar)|
|2||ds||Bitters, Bittermens Xocolatl Mole|
|1||ds||Bitters, Bittermens Hopped Grapefruit Bitters|
So everything is necessary. Every least thing. This is the hard lesson. Nothing can be dispensed with. Nothing despised. Because the seams are hid from us, you see. The joinery. The way in which the world is made. We have no way to know what could be taken away. What omitted. We have no way to tell what might stand and what might fall. Grapefruit twist.
Once there were brook trout in the streams in the mountains. You could see them standing in the amber current where the white edges of their fins wimpled softly in the flow. They smelled of moss in your hand. Polished and muscular and torsional. On their backs were vermiculate patterns that were maps of the world in its becoming. Maps and mazes. Of a thing which could not be put back. Not be made right again. In the deep glens where they lived all things were older than man and they hummed of mystery.
You think when you wake up in the mornin yesterday don't count. But yesterday is all that does count. What else is there? Your life is made out of the days it’s made out of. Nothin else. Milk & Honey's American Trilogy. Borderized.
- Orange Sunset — Bourbon, Aperol, Mezcal
- Nectar o(ld) f(ashioned) The Gods — Añejo tequila, Mezcal, Grapefruit bitters, Bitters, Agave syrup
- In Fashion — Bourbon, Mezcal, Orange bitters, Bitters, Cane syrup, Lemon peel
- Kissed by Fire — Blended Scotch, Ginger liqueur, Islay Scotch, Bitters, Pepper tincture, Orange peel
- Debonair — Scotch, Ginger liqueur, Lemon peel
- Devil Inside — Rye, Islay Scotch, Absinthe, Peychaud's Bitters, Rich demerara syrup 2:1, Lemon peel
- Honeywell — Averna, Bourbon, Islay Scotch, Drambuie, Bitters, Orange bitters, Orange flower water, Lemon peel, Orange peel
- Nova Scotia — Bourbon, Islay Scotch, Fernet Branca, Honey syrup, Lemon peel
- Improved Scotch Cocktail — Campbeltown Scotch, Bitters, Orange bitters, Bénédictine, Demerara syrup
- Bobby Burns — Scotch, Sweet vermouth, Bénédictine, Lemon peel