Simple alterations with coffee, honey, rum, salt or even curry can transform a classic cocktail
Add in an artisanal honey and some organic bitters, and you have a cocktail that offers a different sweetness and a touch of salinity.
– 2 oz Westward American Single Malt – .25 oz Jacobsen’s Bee Local Honey – 1 pinch Jacobsen’s Sea Salt – .5 dropper Portland Bitters Company Aromatic Bitters
The good thing about Mr Black is that it adds coffee notes while also accounting for the sweetness, plus has a nice little kick of its own.
– 1.5 oz Mr Black – 1 oz. rye whiskey – 1 dash orange bitters
Our appreciation of Longbranch grew this summer. This smoked variation and the dry notes of the sherry give Old Fashioned a campfire feel.
– 2 parts Longbranch – 0.5 parts sherry – 0.25 parts sugar syrup – 5 drops bitters
Stir ingredients over ice, then strain in a smoking decanter. smoke with wood chips of your choice, swirling to incorporate smoke.