Thursday, May 19, 2016

Sip This: Rock & Rye

Hochstadter’s Slow & Low 100-Proof Rock & Rye: The recent surprising death in Santa Barbara of liquor creator-mogul Robert J. Cooper (the Manhattan-raised UCSB grad who created the wildly popular St.-Germain elderflower liqueur) means you must toast his passing with his last creation. That would be this reinvention of an 1884 recipe that adds honey, oranges, Angostura bitters, and rock candy — the nicest way to say sugar, ever — to straight rye whiskey.

Want to read the rest then do so at the Independent's site.

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