2016 is officially behind us, so let’s take a peak in the rear view mirror and hand out some some awards (the Muddlees? Still working on that one). On to the winners.
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1 oz Cognac
1 oz Rye Whiskey <Old Overholt>
1/2 oz Dry Vermouth <Dolin>
1/2 oz Zucca
1 barspoon Benedictine
Stir with ice, strain over ice into a rocks glass (preferably one large cube)
Sometimes new drinks are just an ingredient swap away. Often this will come out of necessity – I’ll read about a drink that sounds tasty, but will be missing one component. Instead of abandoning it and looking for something else, a quick scan of the bar usually results in finding a suitable replacement. Other times I’ll be in the mood for a particular bottle, come across a recipe with a bunch of other good stuff in it, and figure that bottle would fit in nicely.