Texas 71, moonshine cocktail

Texas 71 is a section of state highway connecting the sources of this cocktail: Bone Spirits in Smithville and Rohan Meadery near La Grange. Bone Spirits is a farm-to-bottle operation distilling gin, vodka and two Fitch’s Goat corn whiskeys. One whiskey is a clear Moonshine and we thought it paired well with honey-based mead and a touch of orange bitters. You can, of course, use another moonshine and mead from a different maker — but, son, it wouldn’t be Texas.

Texas 71 Texas 71 vert
2 ounces Bone Spirit Moonshine
2 ounces Rohan Honeymoon Mead
2 dashes orange bitters

Pour all the ingredients in an ice-filled old-fashioned glass. Stir to combine and chill. Garnish with a generous orange slice.

Want to know more? Bone Spirits and Rohan Meadery

Tasting notes: Honeyed white lightning.

Tomorrow: Ahoy

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