Recipe by Josiah DeAndrea
- 1.5 oz. Harleston Green Scotch
- .25 oz. Amaro Foro
- .25 oz. Mr. Black Coffee Liqueur
- bar spoon of St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram
- .5 oz. Cardamom infused agave
- .5 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
- Basil, Aromatic Bitters
- splash of Ginger Beer
Preparation: Cardamom agave is 50/50 agave and water, heat and steep with fresh cardomon then strain. Pour ingredients into cocktail shaker with a couple sprigs of fresh basil. Short shake and strain into pilsner glass. Top with crushed ice, rim with aromatic bitters, then add more crushed ice over top. Garnish.
Garnish: Cardamom dust, coffee dust, fresh basil leaf
Glassware: Pilsner Glass
I wanted to take scotch and make a refreshing, approachable cocktail that kept the notes that we all love about scotch, but tame it in a way that breaks any connotation you may have about what a scotch cocktail is supposed to be.