"Another Lonely Day | Crafted Pour"

"I’m pleased to be a part of Volume 15 of #soundtrackmyfriendsdrink: Better on Vinyl, sponsored by @victrolaplayers to celebrate #VinylRecordDay. I grew up listening to my mom and dad’s vinyl records, so there is always a big dose of nostalgia with the medium. It’s this feeling that initially led me to my song choice, the classic jam “Go Your Own Way” by Fleetwood Mac of the album “Rumours”. It’s this era of 70s rock that I heard the most often, and this is definitely one of my favorite tracks on the album. The song is fairly straightforward, and seemingly about a failing relationship where two people are parting ways. Sometimes social media can feel that way, grinding away, creating content, and putting your authentic self out there, only to be ignored, misunderstood, or worse. At the end of the day, I’d rather go my own way and make content that makes me happy instead of what some algorithm may or may not like. On that note, this cocktail is classic JEAD. It’s slightly savory leaning and heavily influenced by food/cooking. Oh, and the shot is Max Mood. Excellent. The drink centers around a roasted eggplant syrup, made with equal parts turbinado sugar and the liquid that comes from draining roasted whole eggplant. While this might sound strange, eggplant itself is fairly mild in the flavor department. The syrup is slightly earthy/vegetal with a hint of bitter, and tasted like… well, roasted eggplant. Cynar amplifies this combo perfectly, and the mezcal/aquavit base gives all the savory, rich backbone you could want. The magic touch here is the tincture, whose seasoning calls forth some kind of Mediterranean eggplant mezze dish. Weird, delicious, food-inspired. My own way. ", "undefined", "Another Lonely Day",

"Ingredients"

Another Lonely Day By , May 8, 2009 I’m pleased to be a part of Volume 15 of #soundtrackmyfriendsdrink: Better on Vinyl, sponsored by @victrolaplayers to celebrate #VinylRecordDay. I grew up listening to my mom and dad’s vinyl records, so there is always a big dose of nostalgia with the medium. It’s this feeling that initially led me to my song choice, the classic jam “Go Your Own Way” by Fleetwood Mac of the album “Rumours”. It’s this era of 70s rock that I heard the most often, and this is definitely one of my favorite tracks on the album. 

The song is fairly straightforward, and seemingly about a failing relationship where two people are parting ways. Sometimes social media can feel that way, grinding away, creating content, and putting your authentic self out there, only to be ignored, misunderstood, or worse. At the end of the day, I’d rather go my own way and make content that makes me happy instead of what some algorithm may or may not like. 

On that note, this cocktail is classic JEAD. It’s slightly savory leaning and heavily influenced by food/cooking. Oh, and the shot is Max Mood. Excellent. The drink centers around a roasted eggplant syrup, made with equal parts turbinado sugar and the liquid that comes from draining roasted whole eggplant. While this might sound strange, eggplant itself is fairly mild in the flavor department. The syrup is slightly earthy/vegetal with a hint of bitter, and tasted like… well, roasted eggplant. Cynar amplifies this combo perfectly, and the mezcal/aquavit base gives all the savory, rich backbone you could want. The magic touch here is the tincture, whose seasoning calls forth some kind of Mediterranean eggplant mezze dish. Weird, delicious, food-inspired. My own way. I’m pleased to be a part of Volume 15 of #soundtrackmyfriendsdrink: Better on Vinyl, sponsored by @victrolaplayers to celebrate #VinylRecordDay. I grew up listening to my mom and dad’s vinyl records, so there is always a big dose of nostalgia with the medium. It’s this feeling that initially led me to my song choice, the classic jam “Go Your Own Way” by Fleetwood Mac of the album “Rumours”. It’s this era of 70s rock that I heard the most often, and this is definitely one of my favorite tracks on the album. The song is fairly straightforward, and seemingly about a failing relationship where two people are parting ways. Sometimes social media can feel that way, grinding away, creating content, and putting your authentic self out there, only to be ignored, misunderstood, or worse. At the end of the day, I’d rather go my own way and make content that makes me happy instead of what some algorithm may or may not like. On that note, this cocktail is classic JEAD. It’s slightly savory leaning and heavily influenced by food/cooking. Oh, and the shot is Max Mood. Excellent. The drink centers around a roasted eggplant syrup, made with equal parts turbinado sugar and the liquid that comes from draining roasted whole eggplant. While this might sound strange, eggplant itself is fairly mild in the flavor department. The syrup is slightly earthy/vegetal with a hint of bitter, and tasted like… well, roasted eggplant. Cynar amplifies this combo perfectly, and the mezcal/aquavit base gives all the savory, rich backbone you could want. The magic touch here is the tincture, whose seasoning calls forth some kind of Mediterranean eggplant mezze dish. Weird, delicious, food-inspired. My own way. Ingredients: - Mezcal Joven - Aquavit Instructions: See website link for the tincture recipe. For the syrup: roast/broil eggplant, peel, add flesh to strainer. Take the liquid that strains out and pass through coffee filter. Add equal amount of turbinado sugar by weight. Whisk to incorporate. For the cocktail: combine ingredients, stir with ice until chilled, strain into glass and garnish with a lemon twist. Originals,Savory,Herbal