Fool's Gold

A near-mocktail intended for chilly or crisp evenings. Sometimes you need to go light on the liquor, but you don't want to miss out completely.
2 oz Almond milk (Unsweetened)
12 oz Lime juice
12 oz Amontillado Sherry, Wisdom and Warter (or Manzanilla)
13 oz Orgeat
12 t Cynar (or Cynar 70)
2 ds Bitters, Bittermens Xocolatl Mole
6 dr Pomegranate molasses, Alwadi (All natural 100% pomegranate (no added sugar))
Instructions
Shake vigorously with ice, pour into a coupe glass, and garnish with a lime twist and freshly grated nutmeg.
Notes
Used homemade orgeat, but the quick-and-easy kind that starts with almond milk.

1 Comment

Made this with the leftover

Made this with the leftover almond milk from making orgeat. Good drink, bit on the light and tart side (I was expecting it to be heavier!.) There are certainly many worse things you can do with your leftover almond milk.