Bells and Whistles
1 1/2 oz Gin [Bully Boy]
1/2 oz Batavia Arrack [Van Oosten]
1/2 oz Blanc Vermouth [Dolin]
1/2 oz Earl Grey Tea Syrup
Stir with ice, strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with lemon twist.
I didn’t have anything specific to post about this week, so I decided it’s time I write about one of the weirder bottles in my bar. Batavia Arrack is one of those quintessential capital-B “Bar” bottles. Normally you’d find this in drinks you had while out at a bar. It’s interesting and enjoyable in that setting but you can’t seem to convince yourself to bring a bottle home. Continue reading