Thunder Shirt

Thunder Shirt, my riff on Jacob Grier's Lazy Bear mingled with the rum and ginger flavor profile of a Dark & Stormy. With a nod to that miracle product for dogs. This has that same comforting effect on humans.
2ozWhite whiskey, Bully Boy
12ozJamaican rum, Smith & Cross
34ozGinger syrup, Ginger People
34ozLime juice
2dsPimento bitters, Dale De Groff
Shake well with ice and double-strain over fresh ice in a rocks glass.
Thunder Shirt, my riff on a Jacob Grier cocktail (the Lazy Bear) mingled with the rum and ginger flavor profile of a Dark & Stormy. The Thunder Shirt as you may know is the miracle garment for nervous dogs to help usher them through the stress and anxiety of a thunderstorm. This is the human beverage equivalent of that comforting shirt. The harshness of white dog whiskey is tamed with the soothing spice of ginger syrup, accented by the pot still funk of Smith & Cross and balanced with a healthy dose of citrus. The pimento bitters here play the role of a falernum, adding some island spice notes. It's delicious, and I think you'll agree that its cool liquid embrace has a dramatic calming effect (over 80% of nervous drinkers show improvement with one of these in hand—a statistic I just made up).
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aphonik on 11/27/2013
Eric Witz, Medford, MA
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Thunder Shirt


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Good! I have this neglected bottle of Bully Boy white dog and I really didn't expect to get a good result mixing it.

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