Highland Sage Cocktail Recipe
Daily Value: 8%
High-Protein, Low-Carb, Low-Sodium
|Folic Acid (B9)||12µg||3%|
|Fatty acids, total monounsaturated||0g||0%|
|Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated||4g||0%|
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On the winter cocktail menu at Saul in New York City is this wonderful Scotch-based drink featuring housemade Saigon cinnamon and walnut bitters.
In a large shaker tin, combine Scotch, Drambuie, lemon juice, chestnut-honey simple syrup (mix 2 parts hot water with one part chestnut-honey), 5 small-medium sage leaves, and 4-5 drops of bitters, with large-format ice and shake vigorously for a least 10 seconds.
Double strain into a double old-fashioned glass filled with ice (for an interesting riff on a Whiskey Smash, use crushed ice and garnish with a tuft of sage). Garnish with one sage leaf and add 4-5 more drops of bitters.
Bring the cocktail up to your nose, sip, close your eyes and notice clear distinctions in the succession of tart, smoky, sweet, nutty, and bitter flavors.
Makes 1 drink.