Flag Officer Julep
A mint julep made with made with grappa, chamomile syrup, and champagne? While this drink is primarily a spirit-forward julep, the chamomile flavors along with the grappa work nicely with the chalk, yeast, and bubbles of the champagne. The Flag Officer Julep is made at Maison Premiere in Brooklyn, N.Y.
- 3/4 Ounces Nardini Aquavit grappa
- 1/4 Ounce chamomile syrup
- 2 Ounces champagne
- 2 handfuls of mint
Slap a handful of mint and rub the circumference of the tin with it. Add ingredients and swizzle or stir until the tin is frosted. Pack tight with crushed or cracked ice (approximately a cup's worth).
Garnish generously with the second handful of mint, forming a bouquet.