American Praline

A unique combination of spicy rye and nutty flavor
2 12 oz Rye, Bulleit
12 oz Bénédictine
14 oz Aperol
14 oz Orgeat
2 ds Bitters, Fee Brothers Black Walnut
Combine, stir, strain into rocks glass with large ice chunks
From other users
  • A bit sweet — ☆☆☆☆
  • Subbed curry leaf syrup for orgeat. Nutty and sweet old fashioned. — ☆☆☆
  • The accents still let the rye show through. — ☆☆☆☆
  • I don’t find it too sweet. I think it’s pretty rye forward and the Black Walnut Bitters really balance it. — ☆☆☆
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Surprisingly, all those

Surprisingly, all those accent flavors still let the rye show through. Good balance though it may be a bit sweeter than some would prefer.

Since I'm not a big Aperol

Since I'm not a big Aperol fan, I made this with Bigallet China-China in lieu of that. I also added 2 ds of El Guapo Chicory-Pecan bitters instead of the Black Walnut. I liked the resulting drink, but found it a bit too sweet for my taste. I added something approaching 1/4 oz of Eda Rhyne Rustic Black Walnut Nocino (which is fairly bitter) and this brought the sweetness into perfect balance for my taste.