Red Snapper, whiskey cocktail

Just can’t seem to shake off the use of shrubs in recent recipes. Probably because we made too many; let this be a warning to all. If you use our shrub recipe, you may want to halve the ingredients. The shrub in this drink provides a fruit balance, cranberry juice gives this color and tartness, and Chartreuse provides a low, but noticeable peppery kick.

Red Snapper Red Snapper tall vert
1 1/2 ounces whiskey
1/2 ounce strawberry shrub
1/2 ounce 100 percent cranberry juice
1/4 ounce orange juice
1/4 ounce Yellow Chartreuse

Pour all the ingredients into a mixing glass with several ice cubes. Stir until through chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange twist.

Tasting notes: Nice balance between spirits and fruit and shrub.

Tomorrow: #TBT

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