Sueños Del Sol
Recipe by Cristian Alexander Vela
- 1.5 oz. Harleston Green Scotch
- 0.5 oz. Lemon
- 0.5 oz. Honey
- Combine Scotch, freshly squeezed lemon juice, honey in a shaker.
- Shake vigorously.
- Double strain into cocktail glass.
- Top with Orange Essence Foam.
Garnish: Edible Organic Flowers
Glassware: Elegant Nick and Nora Glass
My inspiration for this magnificent cocktail is dear to my heart. Being born in Perú, I based it on one of the most influential sours, the Pisco sour, which is Perú’s national cocktail. I modified it with Harleston Green and highlighted this wonderful Scotch’s notes with freshly squeezed lemon and raw honey which I sourced from a local farm. In central Florida, there’s a smell of oranges in the air, which lead me to create an aromatic orange essence foam that simply takes your breath away; just like the beautiful crisp air of summer that I remember smelling after hiking Machu Picchu. The flowers that I saw while hiking those beautiful trails inspired the floral elements for garnishes. Last but not least, I used a glass that was elegant & stood high and tall just like the Sun.