Airbag

Description
Reposado Tequila, Sweet vermouth, Mezcal, Batavia Arrack, Bénédictine, Allspice Dram, Bitters, Cherry
Ingredients
1ozReposado Tequila, El Tesoro Reposado
12ozBatavia Arrack, Van Oosten
12ozMezcal, Los Amantes Joven
34ozSweet vermouth, Carpano Antica Formula
14ozAllspice Dram, St Elizabeth
14ozBénédictine
1dsBitters, Bittermens Xocolatl Mole
1 Cherry (Laphroaig-soaked; flamed; as garnish)
Instructions
Stir, strain, up, garnish with a Laphroaig-soaked and flamed cherry, dropped in.
Cocktail summary
Yield
Drink
Year2008
Created byPhil Ward, Mayahuel, NYC.
AuthenticityAuthentic recipe
Referencehttp://forums.egullet.org/topic/107674-batavia-arrack/?p=1609852
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DrunkLab on 07/17/2013

Comments

bza's picture

This was pretty good, but I used a newly opened bottle of Carpano and I thought it overpowered everything else (which is no easy task).

How do you flame a cherry though?

DrunkLab's picture

Presumably hold a flame under the Laphroaig-soaked cherry. I've never bothered with the flame, just the Scotch. I didn't find this as Carpano-heavy as you did, but I can definitely see how the vanilla could overpower even the bruisers (arrack, agave, allspice) in this drink.

bza's picture

I guess if you put the cherry on a stick it will be ok. I took a maraschino cherry, misted the top with Ardbeg, and called it a day.

From other users

Pepper, vanilla, chocolate, allspice, herbal depth, dunder, all beautifully integrated, smooth, and elegant. Wow. (5 stars)

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