Sunday, October 23, 2011

"July Square" Cocktail Recipe

Try this after dinner drink from Manresa's artisan cocktail collection, recipe courtesy of Jeff Bareilles, Manresa's Wine and Beverage Director.

July Square
1 1/2 oz Fernet-Branca
1 1/2 oz caraway infusion
1/2 eyedropper vanilla
5 pieces medium size chocolate mint leaves (you can substitute any type of mint)
3/4 egg white

• Muddle chocolate mint with Fernet-Branca. Add remaining components and shake without ice. Add ice and shake again firmly. Strain and serve into a single malt glass.

Caraway infusion recipe:
18 oz water
6 oz toasted caraway seeds
3 oz sugar

• Bring water, caraway seeds, and sugar to a boil. Let steep for 20 minutes.