"Element of Surprise | Crafted Pour"

"I have a broad palate, but whisk(e)y still remains my favorite. Usually I gravitate to boozy/stirred drinks, almost to the point of ignoring sour-style drinks. And then a drink comes along like this one and I have to look myself in the mirror and ask: what are you doing, man?? Re: it’s incredibly delicious, refreshing, and such a great way to enjoy an awesome Irish whiskey. I think the key flavor pairing here is Irish whiskey + mandarin orange. I had a bag of them sitting on my kitchen counter and had the sense it would work nicely. A bit of Monte accentuates the orange bit while adding some seasoning/depth. The rosemary is more of a subtle accent here, and I bet this would still be nice with regular simple syrup. Seriously, give this one a go!", "undefined", "Element of Surprise",

"Ingredients"

Element of Surprise By , May 8, 2009 I have a broad palate, but whisk(e)y still remains my favorite. Usually I gravitate to boozy/stirred drinks, almost to the point of ignoring sour-style drinks. And then a drink comes along like this one and I have to look myself in the mirror and ask: what are you doing, man?? Re: it’s incredibly delicious, refreshing, and such a great way to enjoy an awesome Irish whiskey.

I think the key flavor pairing here is Irish whiskey + mandarin orange. I had a bag of them sitting on my kitchen counter and had the sense it would work nicely. A bit of Monte accentuates the orange bit while adding some seasoning/depth. The rosemary is more of a subtle accent here, and I bet this would still be nice with regular simple syrup. Seriously, give this one a go! I have a broad palate, but whisk(e)y still remains my favorite. Usually I gravitate to boozy/stirred drinks, almost to the point of ignoring sour-style drinks. And then a drink comes along like this one and I have to look myself in the mirror and ask: what are you doing, man?? Re: it’s incredibly delicious, refreshing, and such a great way to enjoy an awesome Irish whiskey. I think the key flavor pairing here is Irish whiskey + mandarin orange. I had a bag of them sitting on my kitchen counter and had the sense it would work nicely. A bit of Monte accentuates the orange bit while adding some seasoning/depth. The rosemary is more of a subtle accent here, and I bet this would still be nice with regular simple syrup. Seriously, give this one a go! Ingredients: - Element Irish Whisky - Amaro Montenegro Instructions: For rosemary syrup: take several sprigs of rosemary and blanch in boiling water for 30 seconds. Place in ice bath until cooled to room temp. Remove leaves and blend with 6-8oz of simple syrup. Strain through fine mesh strainer and then through coffee filter. For the drink, muddle orange with syrup. Add remaining ingredients and shake until incorporated. Add ice and shake until chilled. fine strain into old fashioned glass over large ice. Garnish with fresh rosemary and enjoy! Sours,Originals,Fruity